Nostalgia: Taking a dip at Spen baths

Spenborough swimming pool in 1993.
Spenborough swimming pool in 1993.

Here’s a shot of Spenborough Swimming Pool in 1993.

The baths opened in 1969 and enjoyed a major refurbishment in 2003.

Kirklees Council pledged nearly £5m last year to give the baths a revamp and install new sports facilities that will be lost with the demolition of Whitcliffe Mount Sports Centre.