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Gallery: Beccles Lido over the years

Beccles Lido, August 1959. Picture: Archant Library

Beccles Lido, August 1959. Picture: Archant Library

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Ahead of Beccles Lido re-opening, we've put together a few pictures showing how things have changed over the years.

What swimming lessons were like before the pool opened. Picture: Archant LibraryWhat swimming lessons were like before the pool opened. Picture: Archant Library

Beccles Lido is set to open again for the summer season on Saturday, May 26, providing local people with an opportunity to make a splash and cool off in the sunshine.

This gallery offers just a glimpse into how the facility has evolved over the decades, as well as its popularity on opening day.

Children enjoying themselves at Beccles Swimming Pool, July 1961. Picture: Archant Library.Children enjoying themselves at Beccles Swimming Pool, July 1961. Picture: Archant Library.

Meanwhile, the lido team are still on the lookout for lifeguards for the season and anyone interested in applying can email a copy of their CV to info@beccleslido.com.

For more information, visit the Beccles Lido website or Facebook page.

Adults and children enjoy themselves at Beccles Swimming Pool in May 1979. Picture: Archant LibraryAdults and children enjoy themselves at Beccles Swimming Pool in May 1979. Picture: Archant Library

A Beccles Diving Club member entertains the carnival crowd at Beccles Swimming Pool, 1970. Picture: Archant LibraryA Beccles Diving Club member entertains the carnival crowd at Beccles Swimming Pool, 1970. Picture: Archant Library

Beccles mayor Brian Taylor opens Beccles Lido, 2010.
 Picture: Andy DarnellBeccles mayor Brian Taylor opens Beccles Lido, 2010. Picture: Andy Darnell

Beccles Lido. Picture: Nick ButcherBeccles Lido. Picture: Nick Butcher

Having fun at Beccles Lido, which opens on Saturday. Picture: James BassHaving fun at Beccles Lido, which opens on Saturday. Picture: James Bass

Marley Wright, 12, left; Cameron Schofield, 13, and Bradley Cook, 13. enjoying the newly opened Beccles Lido. Picture: Denise BradleyMarley Wright, 12, left; Cameron Schofield, 13, and Bradley Cook, 13. enjoying the newly opened Beccles Lido. Picture: Denise Bradley

File photot of Beccles Lido on a very warm and sunny day.   Picture: James BassFile photot of Beccles Lido on a very warm and sunny day. Picture: James Bass

Beccles Lido in 2013. 

Picture: James BassBeccles Lido in 2013. Picture: James Bass

Beccles Lido packed with people enjoying the hot summer weather. Picture: Nick ButcherBeccles Lido packed with people enjoying the hot summer weather. Picture: Nick Butcher

Beccles Lido packed with people enjoying the hot summer weather. Picture: Nick ButcherBeccles Lido packed with people enjoying the hot summer weather. Picture: Nick Butcher

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