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The pool was opened in 1907 by Lady de Crespigny. In 1925 the pool was bought by Tollesbury Parish Council for £250.
In 1934 Alexander Eaton drowned in the pool while on holiday with his fiancée.
This is a free public swimming lake next to Woodrolfe Park flats and Woodrolfe Creek. There are no lifeguards.
The lido is managed by the Woodup Pool Committee, Tollesbury Parish Council.
- Emily Dugan (December 28, 2008). "Come on in, the water's freezing; Increasing numbers of hardy - or foolhardy - swimmers are heading outdoors and taking the plunge into icy seas, rivers and lakes over the holidays". The Independent on Sunday.
- "Bathing Accidents". The Times. Aug 7, 1934. p. 7.
- Parish Council information on the pool
- Index of committees at Tollesbury Parish Council
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