Basic Site Details

Name: Public Swimming Baths
Town, district or village: Kirkcaldy
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Public Baths in Sands Road, Kirkcaldy, to cost nearly 12,000 are to be erected and plans are being prepared by Mr J D Swanston of High Street, Kirkcaldy. They will include Turkish, Russian and plunge baths together with recreation rooms consisting of a gymnasium and billiard and reading rooms. [British Architect 24 July 1903 Page 72]

Public swimming baths are to be erected by a syndicate in Kirkcaldy, and plans are being prepared by Mr. Swanston, architect. The baths include Turkish, Russian, and plunge baths, also recreation rooms, consisting of billiard and reading rooms, and a gymnasium. The buildings are estimated to cost from 10,000 to 12,000 and they will be erected in Sands-road, at the foot of Tolbooth Street. [Building News 31 July 1903 p135]

See separate entry for later open-air swimming pool, also in Esplanade.

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2EsplanadeYes 
Item 2 of 2Sands Road Earlier name


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11903   


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 1John Daniel Swanston  1903  


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Glen, Duncan2008William Williamson  p22

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2British Architect24 July 1903  p 72
Item 2 of 2Building News31 July 1903LXXXV p 135