85 and Still Going Strong

1938 the newly opened Peterborough swimming pool.

85 years ago the City Mayor, Councillor Arthur Mellows officially open the City’s brand new Corporation Swimming Pool. Today, as Covid Pandemic restrictions are being slowly lifted celebrations needed to be kept low-key.

This Friday morning, the current City Mayor Councillor Steven Lane and Mayoress accompanied by Councillor Wayne Fitzgerald, the City Council leader, visited our wonderful Lido to meet with the Lido’s management team, Lifeguards, representatives of Friends of the Lido and talked to some of the morning swimmers. A cake was commissioned to celebrate the occasion.


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