Western Promenade & Swimming Pool

Western Promenade & Lido – October 2019

Lido (Councillor Barry) The lido has closed its doors for the winter now and plans are being formulated and discussions held to look at the next phase of the five year development plan. After two years of operation under Council ownership and Trust management the lido...

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Western Promenade & Lido – September 2019

Lido (Councillor Barry) The Lido is slowly closing down with restricted opening on Saturdays and Monday mornings until the end of September. The season has been more of an average in terms of attendances and income, despite the unsettled weather patterns over June,...

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Western Promenade & Lido – August 2019

Lido (Councillor Barry) Lido staff and volunteers and the whole community were stunned by news of the sudden death of one of our young lifeguards Rory Wai on 6th August. Rory, aged only 18 yrs old,  had only been with us a few weeks, but had made a big impression on...

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Western Promenade & Lido – July 2019

Lido Business at the Lido has improved after a slow start in June due to the very unseasonal weather. The final touches to the plant room refurbishment have been made, with the installation of the Ultra-Violet Water Treatment System and a complete rewiring, including...

Western Promenade & Swimming Pool – June 2019

Lido - Councillor Barry. The Lido opened on 27th May after three months of intensive work, refurbishment and renovation. The plant room has had a total overhaul and now boasts an auto dosing system and a UV water treatment facility which will significantly reduce the...

Western Promenade & Swimming Pool – April 2019

Western Promenade (Councillor V Chapman) Here is my final MSR/CCC Report on the Western Promenade. It hasn’t been possible to bring to fruition all the things that had been hoped for, but certainly many improvements and changes have been made. Lakeside Caravan Park –...

Western Promenade & Swimming Pool – March 2019

Lido Work on the lido project has progressed rapidly in the last four weeks. Construction of the cafe extension is back on track after some modifications were required by building control - these were inspected and approved on 13.3.19. A number of meetings have been...

Western Promenade & Swimming Pool – July 2018

Swimming Pool The Lido has seen strong performances on all fronts in the recent good weather. We have enjoyed some very positive national and local publicity, being featured in The Guardian top ten Lidos and an article in the East Anglian Daily times. I have also been...

Western Promenade & Swimming Pool – June 2018

Swimming Pool The newly refurbished and rebranded Lido opened to the public on the 28th May. In the three weeks to the 17th June, the total number of swimmers using the facility was 3,151 providing an income of £12,287. This is evidence of the popularity of the Lido...

Western Promenade & Swimming Pool – May 2018

Swimming Pool (Councillor Barry) The swimming pool is on track to open on the 28th May although there have been some issues with plant and equipment. Regular work parties and over sixty regular volunteers have undertaken a complete make over of the facility which now...

Western Promenade & Swimming Pool – April 2018

Western Promenade (Councillor V Chapman) NOTES TAKEN AT MEETNG WITH IAN TAYLOR AND STEVE GOVE OF TENDRING DISTRICT COUNCIL, ON TUESDAY, 10TH APRIL, 2018 AT 11 AM ON THE WESTERN PROMENADE   Unfortunately, Terry was unable to join me as was Jean Howard.   The...

Western Promenade & Swimming Pool – February 2018

Western Promenade (Councillor V Chapman) Spoke with Terry today, who advised that posts should be completed by the end of next week or the early part of the following week.  This work as taken somewhat longer than hoped, due to stall illness.   The signs...

Western Promenade & Swimming Pool – April 2018

Swimming Pool (Councillor Barry) The new Brightlingsea Lido is now under a 50 yr leasehold agreement between TDC and BTC as from the 6th April 2018. This is the first time since 1974 that an asset previously held by Tendring has been returned to the Town Council. The...

Western Promenade – March 2018

Western Promenade (Councillor V Chapman) Perimeter Posts completed.   Signage around Boating Lake - done. One sign on the grassed are by lake and one on the boat shed.   Very kind note received from Model Boat Club, in appreciation of our help and assistance...

Western Promenade & Swimming Pool – September 2017

Swimming Pool Lido Action Group is meeting to decide future structure on 28th September. The pool sadly closed about ten days early due to a major circulation pump failure. Meetings are scheduled with TDC officers and officials in October to negotiate a...

Western Promenade & Swimming Pool – August 2017

Swimming Pool Recommendations were made to finance committee on 10th August regarding progression of asset transfer and development of community trust status. These recommendations were accepted and will be taken forward. The weather has been disappointing and the use...

Western Promenade & Swimming Pool – June 2017

Swimming Pool Following the successful public meeting in April a follow up meeting of volunteers was held on May 25th. This was well attended and led to the formation of some small working parties to look at the establishment of a campaigning group with a recognisable...

Western Promenade & Swimming Pool – May 2017

A public meeting regarding the future of the swimming pool was held in the Community Centre on 26th April. The meeting was attended by over 80 people and they were given an update on the current situation and a presentation by Dennis Freeman-Wright from the ASA. He...

Western Promenade & Swimming Pool – June 2017

Swimming Pool There have been two meetings of the swimming pool steering group since the last council meeting. At the meeting on 22nd June, the form and composition of the groups was discussed and the name Brightlingsea Lido Action Group was agreed as a working name...

Western Promenade – April 2017

The camper van parked on Promenade Way, registration X991 JTR has been there for several weeks. Terry says it is taxed and no action can be taken. However, if anyone knows who it belongs to, perhaps they could let me know and we will try to get it moved. Julie is...

Swimming Pool – April 2017

Met with Tendring District Council last week to discuss the maintenance required to open the pool for the coming season. We agreed a schedule of works, most of which are cosmetic. There is a public meeting called for Wednesday 26th April – hopefully will get a good...

Western Promenade & Swimming Pool – September 2016

Western Promenade I had a meeting with Mike Carran last week, and was accompanied by Jean and Terry. We met at Bateman’s and discussed various aspects of the Promenade, which were a re-iteration of previous discussions and queries, requests and complaints. Mike is...

Western Promenade – August 2016

Western Promenade – Councillor V Chapman Unfortunately, the pre-season and start of the season, has brought it’s problems and complaints. They have mainly been in connection with the toilets and the seaweed. The weather has been very good on the whole, and thus the...

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