Temperatures soar as Beccles celebrates lido

Beccles Lido.Pictured: Graham Norgate of BLL with the new Beccles Lido entrance sign.For: Vic Nichol

Beccles Lido.Pictured: Graham Norgate of BLL with the new Beccles Lido entrance sign.For: Vic Nicholls

Temperatures are set to soar to double the February average this week.

Beccles Lido has been extremely popular during the current hot weather.Picture: Nick Butcher

Beccles Lido has been extremely popular during the current hot weather.Picture: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

As the community peel off their coats, prepare to turn off their heating and dust off their sunglasses, Enjoy Beccles revisited the history of the town's swimming pool.

Last year, nearly 50,00 people splashed into the lido during the sizzling summer heat wave last year, an incredible comeback for the lido – which 10 years ago was closed by the council.

Beccles Lido is getting ready to open for the 2016 summer season.Charlie List jumps into the pool.PH

Beccles Lido is getting ready to open for the 2016 summer season.Charlie List jumps into the pool.PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Youngsters enjoy swimming in Beccles Lido during the hot weather.Picture: Nick Butcher

Youngsters enjoy swimming in Beccles Lido during the hot weather.Picture: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Beccles Lido opens for 2011 season.

Beccles Lido opens for 2011 season. - Credit: Archant

Beccles Lido director Shaun Crowley and Beccles councillor Graham Elliott enjoy a swim at the town's

Beccles Lido director Shaun Crowley and Beccles councillor Graham Elliott enjoy a swim at the town's outdoor pool. - Credit: Archant

Beccles Lido volunteer coordinator Graham Norgate.Photo: Andy DarnellCopy: Victoria NichollsFor: EDP

Beccles Lido volunteer coordinator Graham Norgate.Photo: Andy DarnellCopy: Victoria NichollsFor: EDPArchant © 2010 (01603) 772434 - Credit: Archant © 2010


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