The Turkish bath at the Wimbledon Theatre:
the stairs up from the baths

Stairs before restoration Stairs after restoration

< Photo: Tijen Selim O'Reilly

< Photo: Shifrin

The stairs up from the Turkish bath before restoration. Were the marble steps, perhaps, originally covered over because they were found to be dangerously slippy when bathers with wet feet went up and down them?

The stairs up from the Turkish bath showing the restored marble-faced steps. The door to the right of the half-landing led into the plunge pool area.

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Wimbledon Theatre Turkish Baths Part 3: Lower levels conversion

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