Pools, Baths and Lidos

Images from the RIBA Collections

Inspired by the exhibition Into the Blue: the origin and revival of pools, swimming baths and lidos, RIBApix showcases a wider range of material held by the RIBA Collections from Roman baths and Victorian bath houses to lidos, pithead baths and contemporary swimming spaces.

For further images see baths, lidos, open-air pools, swimming pools and pithead baths. All of the images are available to download, purchase or license.


Design for pithead baths, Number 2 Colliery,  Hucknall, Nottinghamshire, for the National Coal  Board East Midlands Division: perspective view

Pithead Baths