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HISTORIC BATHS RESTORATION

The highly-anticipated reopening of The City Baths, Newcastle, is fast approaching and Fusion Lifestyle, the charity behind the redevelopment, has released a sneak preview of what the building’s stunning new health and fitness suite will look like. The ongoing restoration of the North East’s most-loved buildings restoration sees the Grade II historic gem revitalised to […]

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Icing On Newcastle Pool Cake

Icing On Newcastle Pool Cake

An iconic Newcastle landmark is celebrating reaching the ripe old age of 90 – with a slice of cake and a facelift. Workers at Newcastle City Pool and Turkish Baths joined in the celebrations, taking a well-deserved break from restoring the building to its former glory, to blow out the 90 candles. The pool and […]

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The regeneration project by Fusion Lifestyle will bring the historic Grade II listed City Pool building back into use.

Green Light

Fusion Lifestyle has been given the green light for the £5 million renovation of the City Pool and Turkish Baths in Newcastle. The City Council approved plans to refurbish the building, which closed three years ago and has been standing empty since. The regeneration project will bring the historic Grade II listed building back into […]

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Pool manager Lynne Richardson (pictured) is assisted in the
running of Fenham Pool by a 12-strong team, plus six volunteers.

People Power Pays Off

  Twelve years ago, Fenham Swimming Pool in Newcastle-upon-Tyne closed its doors for what should have been the final time. Operated at the time by Newcastle City Council, the pool had been under threat of closure for six years and was eventually closed in July 2003, after the local authority was forced to cut £8 […]

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