Christchurch Municipal Baths

The Municipal Baths on Manchester St were the first indoor pools in Christchurch. Opened by the Mayor George Payling on the 14th of May 1908, the city's rubbish furnace helped to heat the pools.

Christchurch Municipal Baths

The Municipal Baths on Manchester St were the first indoor pools in Christchurch. Opened by the Mayor George Payling on the 14th of May 1908, the city's rubbish furnace helped to heat the pools.

Christchurch Municipal Baths

The Municipal Baths on Manchester St were the first indoor pools in Christchurch. Opened by the Mayor George Payling on the 14th of May 1908, the city's rubbish furnace helped to heat the pools.

Christchurch Municipal Baths, 1912

1912

Creator: Municipal Electricity Department

Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - East

Source: Archive 1050

Reference ID: CCL-MED-0072

Uploaded by: Christchurch City Libraries

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Laying the foundation stone of the Municipal Tepid Baths

22 August 1907

The foundation stone was laid by the Mayor, George Payling. The building was erected on part of the Christchurch City Council's yard with the foundation stone facing Manchester Street

Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - East

Source: Canterbury times, 28 August 1907, p. 40

Reference ID: CCL-KPCD04-0101

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Copyright status: In copyright

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Two friends off to have a swim

circa 1950

Two friends who met at Christchurch West High School off to have a swim at the Tepid Baths in the city. The buildings in the background are the United Service Hotel and the Plaza picture theatre.

Area: Central City / Cathedral Square

Source: 2013 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt

Reference ID: CCL-PH13-338

Uploaded by: CCL Photo Hunt

Copyright status: Out of copyright

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