New additions on Lost Lidos – write to me with good memories!

New additions – Twickenham Lido – page completed. Picture kind permission of Richmond upon Thames Local Studies and Archives

New Additions to Lost Lidos

♦ 18/02/20 CAN ANYONE HELP MALCOLM? Father Albert Charles England dived with The Swallows at Highgate Ponds in the 20s. 
See pictures

♦ 04/10/19 New pictures of Harlesden Swimming Pool.  The forgotten pool.  Courtesy of W.E. Kocher
♦ 29/07/19Write me a little story!
♦ 17//07/19 Reopening the Campaign to save ARTHUR HILL MEMORIAL BATHS.  Sale to developer has fallen through
27/04/19 Start of Howstrake Pool in Isle of Man
♦ 04/04/19 Who remembers the Luton Pools inside and out? Picture added on Search Hub
11/01/19 Trentham Gardens Lido site located
♦ 13/12/18 Arthur Hill Memorial Baths Reading. “Who bought our Baths”pdf
♦ 26/11/18 Kenilworth Lido found on Lido News
23/09/18 Completed Twickenham Lido Page
♦ 20/09/18 New searches on Search Hub and queries.  Thank you to those that help other Lido fans.  Latest solutions…West Wing Lido Leatherhead; latest search Beckton Lido.  Lovely more informative comments on SHb.
Between these times added is…”win some goggles by screenshotting a completed crossword!”
09/07/18  Starting new page Okehampton Open Air Pool
♦ 04/07/18 Starting new page Old Colchester Open Air Swimming Baths.
♦ 22/06/18 New page started on Twickenham Lido
19/06/18 Search Hub!  Pictures of Brightlingsea; Colchester; Gosport; North Berwick; Rhyl
16/06/18 Purley Pool Croydon
♦14/06/18 New recent picture of the Sandcastle Water Park South Shore Blackpool
06/06/18 WONDERFUL Purley Way Pool Memories from Toby Jacobs. See Purley Pool comments
♦06/06/18 6 new pictures of derelict Sudbury Lido in Suffolk, and two new pictures of Purley Way Pool.  See comments on Purley Way Pool Post.  Thank you Toby Jacobs
♦06/06/18 Interactive Crossword Puzzle Page and Lido Vision – moved
♦31/05/18 The Great Wembley Empire Pool now of course…Wembley Arena
♦18/05/18.GladstonePark and Sudbury Vale Farm Lido and Willesden King Edward VII Pool
06/05/18 Possible location of Okehampton Lido
23/04/18 “The Secret Swimming Pond”  Lido News
20/04/18 Petition added to Arthur Hill Memorial BathsReading Central Pool and Lido News
♦14/04/18 More edits this week on Scarbrook Road BathsDanson Park LidoColey and Tilehurst Road Baths-wKings Meadow BathsArthur Hill Memorial Baths Lowestoft Grand Indoor Salt Water Baths
♦ 25/09/17 More information and images on Kingfisher Lido Wall Heath
♦ 20/08/17 New Picture of Coley Open Air Baths in Reading
♦ 27/07/17  Two new pictures on Granville Baths Willesden.  Also a link to a lovely blogspot – “Swimming in Granville Baths”
♦ 01/07/17 More on Grimley – on-Severn.  The days of the hot summer afternoons IN the river.
♦ 03/06/17 Picture of new “searched for lido” – Spiders Web, Whitby. Found on Search Hub
♦ 31/05/17 New feature image – Plymouth Hoe
New additions cont.
♦ 15/05/17  Visit my Scarborough page.  A MUST is to click onto a wonderful collection of photos contributed by a member “Douglas” on Scarborough South Bay Lido.  An exquisite set of pictures.  Over the moon… my website page is…
♦ 12/05/17 New pictures taken 2002 Kings Meadow Baths Reading
♦ 01/05/17 A happy story on this May Day – how beautiful is this?
New additions cont.
♦ 30/04/17 Update on Arthur Hill Baths
♦ 24/04/17 A lovely film about North Berwick and the Bass Rock on utube.
It features the Lido ( 4.50 – 6.01)  See the crowds flocking out! Thanks to member Eric
♦ 14/04/17 More pics for Plymouth Tinside Lido
♦ 12/03/17 A great collection of additional pictures of Scarbourough’s South Bay Lido – Heyday – Ailing – Demise,  from one of our Members
♦ 01/03/17   Swimming Gala Programme 1900 cover, Heene Road Baths Worthing
♦ 01/03/17 Photos added to Clacton Pier Pool
New additions cont.
♦ 29/02/17   A couple more historical pictures Morecambe Swim Stadium
♦ 14/02/17  Update Arthur Hill Memorial Baths
♦ 05/02/17  Super utube video link of Park Hall Lido,  Hayfield – on Lido News
♦ 30/01/17 Additional images on Clacton Butlins Pool
♦ 24/01/17 New picture of
♦ New picture of Great Yarmouth Outdoor Swimming Pool
♦ 24/01/17 New picture of Plymouth Tinside Lido


Above “Having a swim in Danson Park

The Lido was situated between the Lake and the Rochester Way.

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4 Responses

  1. douglas2496
    douglas2496 / 5-25-2017 / ·

    Hello, thanks for the kind words about my article on the Scarborough South Bay Lido- the link seems to be wrong though, it is not linking to my website; the correct address being Many thanks, Douglas

    Ah thank you for this Douglas – I do have the link correct once on my page about Scarborough Lidos. The link takes you to my page and then there is an alert to your link.

  2. / 4-12-2017 / ·

    Hi ……please does anyone else remember THE UPPER DECK swimming pool in EAst Molesey Surrey …..on towpath of rriver thames near Molesey lock and old pleasure grounds in the late 1950’s and early 1960’s …amazing I think privately owned timber decked with 2 slides sun terraces etc and a fountain at one end…I used to go there regularly with my family…I have som e historic frith prints of people looking over from sun deck to old husrst parl eracecource …close in 1962….unfortunately I have no old photos and cant find any on surrey archives!!

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