Parliament Hill Lido, Parliament Hill Fields, Hampstead, London: the swimming pool and diving boards

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RIBApix ref no RIBA24560
Architect/DesignerLondon County Council. Architects Department
Rowbotham, Harry Arnold (d. 1954)
Artist/PhotographerBorup, Charles
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1938
Image Date1938
StyleModern Movement
Library ReferenceAP58/60
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: One of thirteen lidos commissioned by the London County Council Parks Department between 1920 and 1939, H. A. Rowbotham was responsible for the design of this fine example. It was Grade II listed in January 1999 and refurbished in 2005.

Subject tags

open-air swimming pools, lidos, diving boards & platforms