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28th March
28-MAR-2010

28th March

The changing rooms of the old pool(by the sailing club)


Nikon D50
1/250s f/9.0 at 18.0mm full exif

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James 29-Mar-2010 14:38
"Days gone by" is the truth! This pool was demolished before I was born in Rothesay, and that was in 1932. By that time they had built another salt water pool on the shore right opposite the old indoor swimming pool at 32 Battery Place. That pool was demolished as well before the second World War, and the indoor pool across the road built.
Liz 28-Mar-2010 22:17
I love it! ....Didn't even know they were there....
poochdad28-Mar-2010 21:58
I bet anybody using those got dressed in record time. :-D
Guest 28-Mar-2010 21:01
One of my favourite places, even though I couldn't get in, darn. It's so evocative of days gone by. We have a Marina now and a car park. I know which I'd prefer, we don't even have a seafront now, tsk. I think I'll move to Bute!
The Traveller 28-Mar-2010 20:56
Lovely set. You can almost picture 21st century centrally heated wimps standing there like dummies, waiting for the developer to "finish" the place with a roof, heaters for the changing rooms, and for the pool.
Guest 28-Mar-2010 19:41
Changing rooms, what a brilliant idea. Here's hoping they do them up, a lick of paint would do wonders.
northstar3728-Mar-2010 19:31
draughtiness
Johnny JAG28-Mar-2010 18:51
Maybe it's time they got a grant to refurbish them.
Ray :)28-Mar-2010 17:31
Looks a wonderful place.
Particularly like the green water near the rusty concrete reinforcers.
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