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Victoria Washhouses - exterior, corner of Bath Street and Gedling Street, c 1928

The first baths and wash-houses in Nottingham were constructed at the present Gedling Street / Bath Street site by Dennett of Nottingham, under the direction of Corporation surveyor H Moses Wood, and opened to the public on 16 December 1850. Wash-houses were added in 1926, with further building work along the Bath Street elevation bearing the name of T Wallis Gordon, by then City Engineer. The Gen…