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When? It’s all over!

Ian began his challenge, which amounted to a total of 1543 lengths or just over 22 miles, at Bramley Baths in West Yorkshire on Thursday 24 July 2008. Over the following 36 days, he visited all 14 listed Victorian and Edwardian public swimming pools in England and swam a length for every year each pool has been open.

Ian's programme

Date
Pool
Length
Age
Distance

Thursday 24 July
7pm

Bramley Baths, West Yorkshire 23m 104 years 2392m
Monday 28 July
12 Noon
Beverley Road Baths, Hull, East Yorkshire
25m
103 years
2575m
Wednesday 30 July
7pm
Camberwell Leisure Centre, London
25m
117 years
2925m
Friday 1 August
8pm
Chelsea Sports Centre, London
25m
108 years
2700m
Monday 4 August
11am
Batley Baths, West Yorkshire
23m
115 years
2645m
Tuesday 5 August
12 Noon
Queensbury Pool, Bradford
15m
117 years
1755m
Wednesday 6 August 12 Noon Manningham Baths, Bradford
18m 105 years
1890m 
Thursday 7 August
Aston University Sports Centre, Birmingham
25m
106 years
2650m
Friday 8 August
7am
Moseley Road Baths, Birmingham 21m
100 years
2100m

Tuesday 12 August
1.30pm

Tunstall Pool, Stoke-on-Trent 23m
119 years
2737m
Tuesday 19 August
7.30pm
St Luke's Pool, Brighton
15m
105 years
1575m
Friday 22 August
7pm
Kings Hall Leisure Centre, London 25m
111 years
2775m
Wednesday 27 August
3.30pm
Health Hydro, Swindon 33m 117 years 3861m
Friday 29 August
6.30pm
Dulwich Leisure Centre, London 25m 116 years 2900m 


Total 1543 years
35.5km

 

 

 

Monday 1 September, 2008

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