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GRO Leisure Centre IMG 1297
What: Leisure Centre 
Where: Stratford Park
Then: Part of Stratford Park Mansion’s estate, bought by the UDC in 1936.
Now: Swimming and sports facilities

The grounds of the estate were developed as a public park. An outdoor swimming pool, replacing the old indoor public baths in Bath Street, opened in 1937. The pool has a notable parabolic diving platform. Tennis courts, a bowling green, and other facilities were added.

In 1971 the leisure centre with indoor pool and sports halls was opened.

From January 2016, this website is managed by Stroud Local History Society

Revised 2018 EMW