EDINBURGH TODAY

Marchmont Baths

Warrender Swim Centre

Restoration

2005

Marchmont Swimming Baths, Edinburgh, are to re-open on January 30, 2006, following a 1.5m restoration.

Edinburgh City Council has already completed the restoration of three other Victorian swimming baths, Dalry, Portobello and Leith Victoria .  Glenogle will be the next for restoration.

Marchmont Baths is a B-listed building.  Its has intricate mosaic tiling in its entrance hall, and this has been fully restored by artist and craftsman, Charles Poulsen, working on advice given by Historic Scotland to ensure that the finished work will be as true to the original design as possible.

The old Turkish Bath Room has been refurbished to accommodate an expansion of the Pulse Centre and new changing facilities and a sauna have been built.

Evening News  December 31, 2005

 

 

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