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Fresh Strokes

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 […]

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Seaside Lido Project Is Shaping Up

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 […]

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Saltdean Lido hopes to raise £70,000 towards renovations, partly funded by the ‘Name on a Brick’ initiative

Lido’s Brick Appeal Builds Momentum

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 […]

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Work Underway At Saltdean

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 […]

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Saltdean Lido Secures Vital New Funding

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 […]

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Happy And Glorious

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.

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