Tonbridge Swimming Pool

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Coordinates: 51°11′46″N 0°16′19″E / 51.196188°N 0.271828°E / 51.196188; 0.271828 Tonbridge Swimming Pool is a swimming pool in Tonbridge, Kent. It has an indoor pool joined to an outdoor pool or lido linked by a swim-through channel.

Description[edit]

The four lane, 20 metre open air pool has a man-made beach and a large sunbathing terrace. The pool is heated.

There is a café and the "Lifestyles Health Suite", which includes a spa pool jacuzzi, sauna, steam room, aromatherapy room, sunbeds, and rest lounge.

History[edit]

The original heated outdoor pool was built in 1910.[1]

It is owned and operated by Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Oliver Merrington's website www.lidos.org.uk, retrieved 23 February 2014
  2. ^ "Top spot for town swimming pool". Kent and Sussex Courier. February 2, 2007. p. 39. "Tonbridge Swimming Pool has been placed in the top 10 per cent of leisure centres in the United Kingdom. The pool, which is owned and managed by Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council, received a 77 per cent score in the Quest quality assessment, amounting to a Highly Commended rating." 

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