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White Rock Baths Photo by Brian Rybolt

White Rock Baths, past and present

The White Rock Baths on Hastings seafront have been derelict for a number of years; although subjected to regular vandalism and allowed to deteriorate, this underground labyrinth still reveals poignant signs of its past incarnations, when it contained two swimming pools, a Turkish Bath and both roller and ice-skating rinks. Intrigued and captivated by derelict buildings, Hastings-based Brian Rybolt, a photographer for over 45 years, is exhibiting a captivating series of photographs of the White Rock Baths at Hastings Museum and Art Gallery. HOT’s Zelly Restorick went to the exhibition and met up with Brian to talk about his fascination with decaying buildings.

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Who owns this building?

Pictured above is the Old Halton Post Office on Priory Road, and below is how it used to look. Hastings Borough Council have issued this request – can you help them?

Posted 19:02 Thursday, May 10, 2012 In: Shops & Things Tags: , ,
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