In the future the building will be used for a wide range of additional community purposes, so if you have any ideas on what Withington is missing, or have a community project yourself which is looking for a home, then please get in touch.
The LWB team know it’s vital to get feedback and ideas from members past and present, local people and those who’ve trodden the community-run facility path. In December 2013 we held a community consultation event throughout the month and asked for feedback which has proved invaluable in shaping plans for the future.
In conjunction with Manchester University, student groups researched and analysed data gathered from local student members and potential users, giving us valuable feedback on what this target group needs. We've also consulted local residents' groups, the Withington Civic Society, the Old Moat Youth Outreach Programme (OMYOP), representatives from Patient Advisory Referral Service (PARS) and The Christie.
Here is some of the feedback from our December 2013 community consultation:
What do our supporters & members say about Withington Baths?
What do people want?
And finally, "Bathing Beauties in abundance" (although we can’t promise this!)
At our public meeting, on Saturday 18th October, we shared our initial plans, vision and architect drawings with the community. The community responded with some amazing feedback...