Liquid assets : the lidos and open air swimming pools of Britain (Book, 2005) [WorldCat.org]
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Liquid assets : the lidos and open air swimming pools of Britain

Author: Janet Smith; Simon Inglis
Publisher: London : English Heritage : S & P Architects, ©2005.
Series: Played in Britain.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this volume, Smith traces the development of Britain's suprisingly rich stock of lidos, starting with their muddy beginnings in London's parks, through their fashionable heyday in the Thirties, to their battle for survival today.
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Ouvrages illustrés
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Smith, Janet.
Liquid assets.
London : English Heritage : S & P Architects, ©2005
(OCoLC)607845910
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Janet Smith; Simon Inglis
ISBN: 0954744500 9780954744502
OCLC Number: 62361879
Description: 187 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 21 cm.
Contents: 1. Georgian and Victorian --
2. 20th century --
3. London --
4. Design --
5. Lido life --
6. Case studies --
Tooting Bec Lido : Wandsworth --
South Bay bathing pool : Scarborough --
Open air baths : Blackpool --
The Knap bathing pool : Barry --
Margate Lido : Cliftonville --
Sea bathing lake : Southport --
Finchley Lido : London --
St. Leonard's bathing pool : Hastings --
Guildford Lido : Guildford --
Open air pool : Stonehaven --
The bathing pool : New Brighton --
Sandford Parks Lido : Cheltenham --
Jubilee pool : Penzance --
Purley Way Lido : Croydon --
Hilsea Lido : Portsmouth --
Uxbridge Lido : Uxbridge --
Tinside Lido : Plymouth --
Victoria Park Lido : London --
Peterborough Lido : Peterborough --
Portobello bathing pool : Edinburgh --
Super swimming stadium : Morecambe --
Larkswood pool : Chingford --
Bathing pool : Weston-super-Mare --
Brockwell Park Lido : London --
Broomhill pool : Ipswich --
Saltdean Lido : Brighton --
Parliament Hill Fields Lido : London --
7. Community --
8. Future.
Series Title: Played in Britain.
Responsibility: Janet Smith ; editor, Simon Inglis ; [foreword by Tracey Emim].

Abstract:

In this volume, Smith traces the development of Britain's suprisingly rich stock of lidos, starting with their muddy beginnings in London's parks, through their fashionable heyday in the Thirties, to their battle for survival today.

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