Wallasey Open Air Baths, 1932

Elevated view of long rectangular pool by waterfront, with rows of people sat around the edge

"It was a good day out. We went there with our children when they were quite young by the ferryboat.

One time I hadn't taken my swimming costume with me. You could hire a woollen swimsuit. I remember trying to do breaststroke and both straps were so loose with the water they came down. It was quite embarrassing at the time."