Early swimmers and the German clergyman-photographer

The oldest photograph we have of Arlington members dates from 1896 and is captioned Early morning swimmers at the Arlington Baths. It was taken by Pastor Adolph Hanns Geyer, the pastor of the German Protestant Church in Glasgow.

The Baths and the development of the West End

The Arlington Baths Club first opened its doors in August 1871.  But what were Woodlands and the West End like at that time? We took a look at a few old maps to see how the area developed. To start with here's what the area is like today. The Bath's location is marked with a … Continue reading The Baths and the development of the West End