Templemore Baths, which opened in the late nineteenth century are the last working Victorian public baths in Ireland & one of the few remaining in the United Kingdom that still delivers its original function. Before the restoration works around 50% of the building was vacant and in various stages of disrepair.
Description of works
The project seeks to restore many of the building’s original features including the existing swimming pools, slipper baths and caretaker’s house.
The ongoing works to this project include;
- Extensive brick replacement
- Complete re-pointing of all existing stone and brick details
- DOFF cleaning to all areas of the building
- TORC cleaning to localised areas of the building
- Internal cleaning with DOFF and TORC systems to existing walls to remove paint & grime to reveal original features
- Stone replacement
- Works to the original Victorian baths
- Works to the tiled walls of the swimming pools