This is an accurate scale model of the historic Morecambe Open-Air Bathing Pool, later called 'The Super Swimming Stadium' which opened in 1936 and was demolished in the 1970s.
Presentation model of Morecambe Super Swimming Stadium, 1936
© Lancaster Maritime Museum
- 53.5 x 28 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £900 ( Total: £3,600)
- Acquired in:
The pool was uncompromisingly modern, exploiting the new possibilities offered by reinforced concrete. It is a reflection of the national importance of the building that Goldsmiths & Silversmiths, London, one of the leading goldsmiths of its period was commissioned to make this presentation piece.
Presented to Chairman of the Old Harbour Committee of Morecambe and Heysham, 1936.