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Liverpool Picturebook

A site dedicated to photographs and History of old Liverpool

  1. St George’s Baths

    Quote Originally Posted by Bob Edwards View Post
    Known as St George’s Baths, the Pier head Baths Liverpool's first publicly funded baths were located on the waterfront and cost £24,481, an a vast amount of money at the time. Additionally when problems were found with the foundations an further £19,178 was spent.

    Designed by John Foster Junior, who was also the architect the Aintree racecourse main stand, they opened on 8 June 1829 and were described on a prospectus as ‘worthy of particular commendation from the casual or critical