Representatives from 30 pools across the UK gathered at Lido Bristol in April for the inaugural Historic Pools of Britain event. The event celebrated the successful restoration and re-opening of Lido Bristol as a stylish outdoor swimming destination and business model. The headline speaker was Bristol Restauranteur, Arne Ringner who purchased the site following a […]
The oldest surviving open-air swimming baths in the UK are set to be fully restored and reopened to the public, after years of neglect. Campaigners for the Grade II listed Cleveland Pools, a 200-year old Georgian lido in the historic city of Bath, secured funding of £4.1 million, including a development grant of £366,200 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF).