It’s official; the nation has declared its love of lidos and it looks like it’s a relationship that’s set to last, with a real renaissance taking place for the joy of outdoor swimming. The hot summer has also played its part with record-breaking numbers of people visiting lidos across the country, there’s been lots of […]
As winter approaches the number of new-build pools will inevitably decrease. Traditionally this opens a window of opportunity for refurbishment and renovation projects, both in the commercial and residential sectors. With all aspects of modern living constantly evolving, customers also want their pools to follow suit. They are always keen to hear about how they […]
Saltdean Lido, the country’s only Grade II* listed lido is being brought back to life, thanks to dedication of the Saltdean Lido Community Interest Company (CIC). Made up of volunteers, the Saltdean Lido CIC has worked hard to obtain funding for the multi-million pound project, which is due for completion in time for the summer […]
Lido lovers looking for an original and timeless Christmas present need look no further than Saltdean Lido’s latest fundraising initiative. The popular Brighton and Hove-based lido launched the ‘Name on a Brick’ fundraiser to raise money for new electricity sub-station, so that renovations at the lido can continue. People are invited to put their name […]
Renovations are well underway at Brighton’s Saltdean Lido to restore the outdoor pool to its former glory. Last year funding was secured to refurbish the main swimming pool and install a new plant room within the grounds, plus temporary changing rooms and toilets. The Saltdean Lido Community Interest Company (CIC) are working with swimming pool […]
Brighton’s run-down Saltdean Lido has been awarded a grant of £439,800 towards its renovations. The Saltdean Lido Community Interest Company (CIC) obtained the grant from the Social Investment Business (SIB) which manages funds on behalf of the Department of Communities and Local Government. The lido has been closed for several years and the Grade II […]
Lidos have a special meaning for those of us of a certain age. They evoke childhood memories of style and glamour with outdoor swimming, ice creams by the pool and art deco buildings, often gleaming white. But the development of modern indoor pools saw a great number of these outdoor pleasure palaces disappear as they fell into disrepair and failed to compete with modern local sports facilities.