Grange Lido site to reopen to the public

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    BBC Cumbria, 27 February 2020. "A derelict lido site will reopen to the public after a refurbishment - but there are no immediate plans to bring the swimming pool back into use. Grange Lido in Cumbria closed in 1993, and a campaign group has been lobbying to restore it to its former glory. South Lakeland District Council has now approved a £1.96m project to stabilise the buildings and landscape the site. There will also be an "appropriate infill to the pool which would not preclude future re-watering". The saltwater lido - which is now Grade II-listed - was built in 1932, and closed after 61 years due to a combination of low usage and increasing operational and repair costs. The "light-touch" refurbishment will transform the site into a "multi-use public space", the council said...."
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