The Cleveland Pools Trust has secured a National Lottery grant to enable the future of this historic site to be realised. Thanks to National Lottery players and supported through The Heritage Fund, the £4.7 million grant will enable the restoration of Cleveland Pools to begin. The full scheme will cost £5.7 million and the Trust, having already raised £800,000, will now secure the remaining funds, creating the UK’s first naturally-treated (no chemicals) open air public swimming pool, with 30% of the energy for heating the water coming from heat pumps in the adjacent river. Reopening for swimming is currently planned for spring 2021.

Additional funding - To meet the requirements of The Heritage Fund grant and to get over the final hurdle before we can start work, our priority is to raise another £200,000. Should you be in a position to help us do so we are very happy to receive pledges of support. Please email us at info@clevelandpools.org.uk and we will get back to you. 

The Cleveland Pools is the country’s only surviving Georgian lido, hidden away in Bath, on the banks of the River Avon. Once a welcome respite from the heat of the city in the summer, Cleveland Pools was a firm favourite with locals and visitors alike until it closed in 1984. The Cleveland Pools Trust (CPT) is determined to bring these wonderful baths back to life again.When restored, Bath will be home to the world’s first naturally treated, heated, outdoor swimming pool. 

We are pleased to be member of the Historic Pools of Britain

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One of our visitors says: "a quiet treasure of historical leisure" - Graham Gibbs