The Swimming Pool (Tropicana), Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset

B Quinlan, Aerofilms Ltd1949-07-25

Historic England

Historic England
London, United Kingdom

Weston Urban District Council built an open-air swimming pool on the resort's seafront in 1937. It was designed by the office of the borough engineer, Harold Brown. The two-storey entrance is flanked by single-storey changing rooms and roof terraces. Pool facilities included a multi-stage diving platform and slides. In its opening year, the pool attracted 109,000 bathers and 156,000 spectators.

Historic England Archive EAW025157


  • Title: The Swimming Pool (Tropicana), Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset
  • Creator: B Quinlan, Aerofilms Ltd
  • Date Created: 1949-07-25
  • Rights: Copyright Historic England Archive. Aerofilms Collection
  • Medium: Photographic film negative

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