MRB Pool Closure Update

MRB POOL CLOSURE UPDATE You may have noticed that unfortunately we have had to close the pool again, this time due to a boiler fault. In recent weeks we’ve also had to close due to staff shortages related to illness/Covid and so it’s not ideal that our boiler has now decided to stop working!  On […]


AN APOLOGY TO OUR SWIMMERS We wanted to take a minute to post to apologise to all our swimmers for closures over the last few weeks. As I’m sure you’re aware, Moseley Road Baths is a small community-led charity which operates thanks to the hard work of both staff and volunteers. We have been able […]

Splash and Scream 27th to 29th June 2021

Come and help us as we develop the musical soundscape of a new site-specific opera at the Moseley Road Baths… In this entirely free event we are opening the doors of the Gala Pool for private sessions of up to 6 members of the public to explore how this unique space behaves when it is animated through sound, […]

Chair of Trustees Recruitment

Photo: Katja Ogrin / Flatpack We are looking for someone to become the new chair of the board of trustees at Moseley Road Baths – a fantastic opportunity to make a real difference to our remarkable heritage community enterprise. Moseley Road Baths CIO has now been operating for two years, and has developed a strong […]

BCU students win award for MRB project

We are delighted that a group of architecture students at Birmingham City University took second place in The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings, Philip Webb Award. Not only is this a huge achievement and we’re really impressed with their ambitious designs, the students kindly donated their £500 prize money to be Baths. One […]


We wanted to wish all our swimmers a very happy new year. It’s not the start to 2021 but we hope that everyone is keeping healthy, happy and safe.  Our staff and volunteers are making sure that the building is well looked after and we look forward to welcoming you back when it’s safe to […]


We are Reopening! We wanted to make a 10-step photo story to guide you through your first visit back to swim at Moseley Road Baths. We also have our new timetable and details of reopening including some FAQs on this website.  1. Mask We ask that you wear a mask when you’re anywhere in the […]

Specular Reflection

Specular Reflecular was an art exhibition launched on 4 March 2020 in the striking Gala Pool hall, at Moseley Road Baths, in Birmingham. It was a creative celebration of the buildings past, present and future. Unfortunately, like other public exhibitions and activities, we closed the show sooner than planned in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

Temporary Closure

So we are closing! In accordance with Government guidance we’re closing as of the evening of Friday 20th March until we are advised we can open again. We can’t be sure but we’re hopeful that Government measures will keep Moseley Road Baths alive through this time. We’re aware how much some of you have appreciated […]

Reduced Opening Hours 18th & 20th March

Due to staff sickness the pool will be closed for our usual adult lane swim at 7-9am on Wednesday and Friday this week. We’re hoping to bring in lifeguard cover for the Wednesday morning session for disabled swimmers and the lunchtime lane swim immediately after it but it’s best to phone before setting off just […]