Scott Whitby lands planning for Britain's only heated seawater lido

Jubilee Pool Cafe - Penzance Aerial View - Day  Jubilee Pool in Penzance by Scott Whitby Studio

Architect proposes using geothermal heat under Penzance pool

Scott Whitby Studio has won planning and listed building consent for a project to breathe new life into Britain’s biggest seawater lido.

The art deco Jubilee Pool in Penzance was opened in 1935 when the town was one of the country’s premier holiday resorts.

Over the decades its fortunes waned as it took a battering from storms and it was ultimately threatened with closure.

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