Ironmonger Row Baths

London, England, UNITED KINGDOM

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Updated April 14, 2020.

Facility Overview

Facility Name
Ironmonger Row Baths
Address
1 Norman Street, Clerkenwell, Islington, Central London
London, England EC1V 3AA
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone
(0203) 642 5520

Adult Admission Price & Policy

Drop-in/Casual
£5.35; concessions £2.35. [January, 2020]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
33-1/3y (30.5m) x 11y (10m), 5 lanes, 1m - 3.8m depth, indoors, 27ºC (81ºF).

Location

Historical County
London Metropolitan Area
GPS
51.526598, -0.094470

Teams That Use This Facility

Youth Swim
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Facility Notes

The facility reopened in late November, 2012, after a major overhaul.

Facility Reviews

The best public pool I tried in London… The water is very clean, among the clearest I've seen anywhere.
The pool is usually divided into three sections for lap swim: slow, medium and fast. The fast lane can be appropriate for doing a real workout, but you might have to swim around a few folks. It's a long way from the tube and not especially easy to find. I'd swim there again.
The floors in the changing rooms are heated. The facility has stadium-style seating to observe the swimmers. It's lovely and very clean.
[September, 2013]
My favourite pool in London. Always pretty quiet (bar lunchtime and early mornings). Very clean and a great location.
[May, 2015]
Excellent pool, the cleanest I've come across. The facilities are maintained in good condition. The changing room is clean also.
[May, 2015]
This is my "backup pool" in London. It's clean, pleasant, and in a great location - about a three-minute walk from the Old Street tube station on the Northern line. (The reviewer who commented that it was far from the tube must have gotten out at a wrong station!) It can be quite crowded at lunchtime; but is very calm at other times. It's a beautiful, historical pool. The showers aren't great - the water pressure is a struggle, but the pool is so nice, it doesn't really matter!
[March, 2017]