Great Lengths: Victoria Baths, Manchester, Set To Make 2nd Opening Splash In 111 Years

Victoria Baths - Great Lengths - courtesy of Dr Ian Gordon and English Heritage

Behold the Taj Mahal of British swimming! So starts the chapter on Victoria Baths, Manchester, in the terrific tome called Great Lengths, by Dr Ian Gordon and Simon Inglis with English Heritage. For one day only, this Sunday, May 14, Victoria Baths will come alive again, the echoes of the past reverberating around the Victorian baths that opened on September 7, 1906 and closed in 1993.

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