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Playing a vital preservation role, The Historic Pools Of Britain celebrates its fifth birthday… Taking on an impassioned role as guardians of what we, as a nation, must treasure, The Historic Pools of Britain, recently celebrated its fifth anniversary. Providing a collective and collaborative national voice for historic baths and lidos, what began as a […]

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Historic Pools of Britain member Brockwell Lido in London experienced its busiest summer season on record in 2016.

Successful First Year For Historic Pools

Historic Pools of Britain celebrated its first full year in 2016, and what a year it was for the organisation that gives a voice to many of the country’s forgotten pools. Made up of 15 member pools, Historic Pools of Britain recognises the significant role that historic pools play in our communities and the contribution […]

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Glenogle pool

Glory Days

A reflection of Britain’s golden age of swimming, historic swimming pools offer us a unique glimpse into our nation’s sporting history, when swimming was the ultimate pastime. Today a high proportion of the country’s ‘forgotten’ baths are in a fragile state. The boom in public swimming took off in the early 1900’s and by the […]

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