The Old Baths 


of Hackney Wick were built in 1934. The formerly known as Gainsborough Road Public Baths provided the local residents with slipper baths, a mechanical laundry, quite revolutionary for its time and a safe space where everyone would meet and socialise.

The building was fully restored to it's current state back in 1994 and it is one of Hackney's listed buildings as a rare blend of Art Deco and Modernist style.

Today, a vibrant and soulful organism in its own right, the building is still dedicated to serve the local community and offers space for free expression, creativity and connection with mother nature and with each other. A plant based cafe, a community garden, photographic studios and event spaces are all organisations, which are part of it and with their people form the core of The Old Baths Community.


Welcome to The Baths.

All photography provided by CWL


The Lounge

Our Lounge is a multifunctional space, open to the public as a free work space, a Gallery where local artists are exhibiting their work and a space where local teachers use for yoga, dance and fitness classes. 


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The Old Baths Cafe

Is a friendly hang out for locals as well as models, fashion designers and photographers who come into the building to use the studios. The food is inspired by authentic Greek cooking with plenty of healthy and organic options in affordable prices. Homemade jams and Extra Virgin Greek Olive Oil are some of the artisanal products available at the deli.

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the studios

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