The Turkish bath at the Wimbledon Theatre:
detail of the terrazzo floors

Detail of terrazzo floors
< Photo: Tijen Selim O'Reilly

Most of the floors in the downstairs areas of the Turkish bath were of terrazzo.

In refurbishing the upper levels for the Bar Sia conversion, the architects, Tijen and Brian O'Reilly, have subtly linked past with present by their use of terrazzo. This has not only been used for new inter-level steps—hardly surprising—but has also been chosen as constructional material for the specially designed tables and seating, and also for the the counter in the main bar.

The Bar Sia closed in 2012 though the premises themselves were still in use in 2013.

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Wimbledon Theatre Turkish Baths. Part 4: The Turkish baths

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