Cornwall

Jubilee Pool lido in Penzance reopens after storm damage

Jubilee Pool, Penzance
Image caption Money for the repairs came from a range of sources

An Art Deco seaside lido in Cornwall, which was damaged by storms, has reopened after a £3m refurbishment.

Jubilee Pool in Penzance was wrecked in storms that hit the south west of England in January and February 2014.

Walls have been repaired, paving and handrails replaced, and drainage and electrical systems have been updated.

The pool, which first opened in 1935, is one of a small number of saltwater tidal open air swimming pools in Europe.

It previously closed in 1992 as it had fallen into disrepair, but was restored to reopen in 1995.

Image copyright www.jubileepool.co.uk
Image caption Serious structural damage was caused to Jubilee Pool in the storms of early 2014

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