Images revealed for Broomhill Swimming Pool refurbishment

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Plans have been submitted for a £5.3m restoration of Broomhill Swimming pool in Ipswich, which include a grandstand, entrance kiosk and cafe.
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The pool closed in 2002 but it is hoped that people will once again be swimming there in 2020.
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The Friends of Broomhill group was set up shortly after the closure of the pool 15 years ago.
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More than 18,000 people signed a petition to get the pool reopened.
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The outdoor boards are thought to be the last surviving set of Wicksteed diving boards in the world, campaigners say.
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Two thirds of the original male changing blocks will be demolished to make way for a new health and wellbeing centre.
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The main pool and the learner pool will once more be heated when the lido opens its doors to swimmers again. The previous heaters were given up for the war effort.

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