Project to restore Grange Lido to receive £35,000 – The Mail

A PROJECT to restore Grange Lido will see a £35,000 cash injection.
Save Grange Lido CBS will receive the cash from the Government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.
The funding will be used towards the vision of restoring the derelict 1930s open air pool on the promenade in Grange Over Sands.
The funding was awarded by South Lakeland District Council.
£20,000 will be used for a renewables feasibility study and £15,000 will be used to continue the pool design work, to incorporate the findings of the renewables study.
SGL plan to restore the facility using modern, sustainable construction techniques and heat the pool with reusable energy.
Janet Carter, chair of Save Grange Lido, said: “It’s wonderful news to have received this funding and it will take us another significant step towards the restoration of this wonderful pool. The grant underlines our partnership with SLDC and we look forward to working together further in our joint vision of reopening the Lido for the people of Grange.”
The restoration of Grange Lido will be undertaken in two phases. Phase one, funded by South Lakeland District Council, will begin shortly. This will see the renovation of the Grade II listed site.
SGL are securing funding for Phase two, which is anticipated to commence once the first phase is complete and will restore the pool itself.
The UK Shared Prosperity Fund is a central pillar of the UK government’s Levelling Up agenda and provides £2.6 billion of funding for local investment by March 2025. The Fund aims to improve pride in place and increase life chances across the UK investing in communities and place, supporting local business, and people and skills.
We want our comments to be a lively and valuable part of our community – a place where readers can debate and engage with the most important local issues. The ability to comment on our stories is a privilege, not a right, however, and that privilege may be withdrawn if it is abused or misused.
Please report any comments that break our rules.
Last Updated:
Are you sure you want to delete this comment?
This website and associated newspapers adhere to the Independent Press Standards Organisation’s Editors’ Code of Practice. If you have a complaint about the editorial content which relates to inaccuracy or intrusion, then please contact the editor here. If you are dissatisfied with the response provided you can contact IPSO here
© 2001-2023. This site is part of Newsquest’s audited local newspaper network. A Gannett Company. Newsquest Media Group Ltd, Loudwater Mill, Station Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. HP10 9TY. Registered in England & Wales | 01676637 |
Data returned from the Piano ‘meterActive/meterExpired’ callback event.
As a subscriber, you are shown 80% less display advertising when reading our articles.
Those ads you do see are predominantly from local businesses promoting local services.
These adverts enable local businesses to get in front of their target audience – the local community.
It is important that we continue to promote these adverts as our local businesses need as much support as possible during these challenging times.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.