Western Promenade & Swimming Pool

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...

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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...

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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...

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October 2014 – Swimming Pool

Had nearly a two hour meeting with Mike Carran, with Councillor Goggin in attendance. We thrashed out a few main issues and he admitted that the pool hadn’t been up to its usual standard this year, for different circumstances. He assured me that everything will be...

September 2014 – Swimming Pool

I think this has been the worst season at the pool since I have been MSR. There have been problems after problems, which I predicted at the beginning of the season. Some could not be averted but I feel Tendring could have done a lot more to stop the s--- hitting the...

September 2014 – Western Promenade

Problems continue with youngsters churning up the ground on the grass car park. This is a problem as when we shut the gates, we receive many complaints from beach huts owners who want access to their hut. Awaiting arrival of a new gate, height barrier and signage for...

July 2014 – Swimming Pool

After inspecting the pool on Tuesday morning, there has been a good improvement in the paddling pool, and also an improvement in the main pool, as you can now see the bottom!  Unfortunately there is a vast amount of sand/dirt still in the bottom of the pool, which I...

July 2104 – Western Promenade

Skate Park ramp complete and being well-used. Boating Lake being topped-up as tide allows.  Dye will be put in the water in due course. Play equipment and skate ramp to be opened officially on Saturday, 19th July at 10 a.m. Attended Beach Hut Association A.G.M., as...

May 2014 – Swimming Pool

I am very disappointed with Tendring District council as there seems to be very little activity at the swimming pool.  I visited the pool on Tuesday 13th May, and there seems to be a lot of painting left to do, and I have been told they are not touching the paddling...

May 2104 – Western Promenade

Councillor Vivien Chapman - MSR for the Western Promenade Work on installing the play equipment in Pawson’s Playground has begun, but will re-commence next Tuesday.  There will also be four pieces of outdoor gym equipment and the bases have been positioned. The skate...

March 2014 – Swimming Pool

I am meeting with Jeanette Thomasson – Sports Facilities Business Manager of Tendring District Council on Wednesday 19th March to discuss the pool.  An update will be given at the council meeting. I feel that we are at least two months behind on the work, as in...

March 2014 – Western Promenade

Work on the Sailing Club, in the aftermath of the tidal surge, is progressing well.  A large amount of seaweed and marsh debris was brought ashore with the tidal surge, and we are liaising with TDC and the club to arrange its removal. The Commodore congratulated...

February 2014 – Swimming Pool

Following the tidal surge in December, all electrical works are in the process of being repaired at the pool. Tendring District Council are 6 weeks behind last years starting point, which when we tried to help we got rebutted, so it is out of Brightlingsea’s hands at...

February 2014 – Western Promenade

No news yet on the W. Prom toilets which remain closed due to no electricity, etc. Dealing with various queries from beach hut owners and cafe owner.  Liaising with TDC and Beach Hut Association Chairman. Also dealing with a query about the Boating Lake. Held a...

January 2014 – Western Promenade

Sailing Club – When the assessor visited, it became obvious that the damage was worse than at first thought.  The Deputy’s Christmas Lunch and another function had to move venues from the club, and their season opening will now be delayed, probably until June.  It’s a...

May 2013 – Swimming Pool

The weather has been excellent, and this has been one of the best starts to the season we have had for along time.  The pool will now be open at 1pm (during school term time) instead of the usual 3pm. Long may this weather continue!

June 2009 – Western Promenade

A useful meeting with the Model Boat Club was held where many issues were discussed and resolved.Three members of the Model Boat Club were in attendance, together with our  Grounds Manager, Town Clerk, and myself. The gate to the grass car park has had to be closed...

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