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Victoria Baths, Hathersage Road

Victoria Baths, Hathersage Road, Manchester, Greater Manchester M13 0FE View on map

An ornate and complete municipal swimming pool complex built 1903 - 1906, which has 3 pools, Turkish and Russian Bath suite, Aeratone and extensive stained glass and tile work. The baths were closed in 1993. Restoration Phase 1 comprising external and structural restoration to front of building has taken place. Phase I plus comprised restoration of the Gala Pool roof. Now open as a visitor attraction, events, arts and community venue with plans for further restoration work.


Opening Arrangements

Wednesday guided tours April to October at 2pm. Sunday Open Days; 8 April, 13 May, 10 June, 8 July, 9 September, 14 October and 11 November 11am - 4pm. Group tours and educational visits by arrangement.

Admission Charges

  • Adult: £3-£4 Open Days, £5-£6 tours
  • Child: free
  • Other Charges: Group tours from £5. Free for Friends of Victoria


1½ miles from city centre via A34. Rail: Manchester Piccadilly or Manchester Oxford Road. Bus: routes 50, 191, 197 or any service stopping in Oxford Road which will require a ½ mile walk.

Parking Spaces


Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Partial
  • Disabled Toilets: Yes
  • Assistance dogs: Yes