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Below is a selection of people who are kindly supporting our campaign.  
The Trust is delighted to receive words of support from We extend our best wishes for their campaign to save their Edwardian Grade II-listed open air swimming pool in Reading, Berkshire. Kings Meadow Baths was first opene...
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  Town 102 FM
Town 102 FM - The independent local radio station for Ipswich and east Suffolk is proud to help spread the work amd aims of the trust.

Ipswich24 Magazine  
Ipswich24 magazine is the leading monthly independent entertainments, leisure and lifestyle magazine for the Ipswich, Woodbridge, Felixstowe and Hadleigh. If it's happening around the area you'll find it in Ipswich24 Magazine. "Pleased to support...
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Dr Dan  Poulter M.P Ipswich North
The newly elected MP for North Ipswich & Central Suffolk seat. Dr Poulter & Sir Michael met with the Trust at Broomhill Pool in early February 2010. Following that meeting, Dr Poulter wrote to the leader of Ipswich Borough Council in support of t...
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Flyer Online is the web based version of the popular monthly Flyer magazines. The titles include The Ipswich Flyer, The Kesgrave Flyer, The Woodbridge Flyer, The Stowmarket Flyer, The Felixstowe Flyer, The Sudbury Flyer and The Bury Flyer, along with...
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Dave James Town 102
The Trust is very grateful to Town 102 "Breakfast Club" presenter Dave James who has become a local and vocal supporter of Broomhill Pool. Town 102 provide first class news updates on our progress; promote, cover and regularly attend our campaign...
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Cllr Inga Lockington (Mayor of Ipswich) 
Cllr Inga Lockington, Mayor of Ipswich writes (14-3-08) "I am delighted to support the Trust in its efforts to bring Broomhill lido back to its former glory. I would also like to thank the Trust for all their hard work. Broomhill retains a special place in the hearts of many Ipswich people"

Assis Carreiro (DanceEast) 
Assis Carreiro (Director of DanceEast) 13-3-08 "We are particularly keen to work in partnership with the Trust to support the opening celebrations of the lido with large scale site specific dance project… which will bring together the worlds of dance...
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Right Hon Chris  Mole MP for Ipswich
5-2-08 The Right Hon Chris Mole, MP for Ipswich. "I am very much aware of Broomhill Pool and the affection with which it is held by people in Ipswich. I used to live close to the pool and had taken my children there when they were small. I would of c...
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David Sheepshanks Chairman ITFC
David Sheepshanks 5-3-08 "thank you for your email dated 18 February regarding the Broomhill Pool Trust. Ipswich Town Football Club are delighted to endorse your efforts and would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the Trust on all the har...
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Nigel  Pickover Editor, Ipswich Even
Nigel Pickover (Editor, Ipswich Evening Star) 29-2-08 "The Evening Star is a big supporter of your crusade. We send you our very best wishes and stand ready to support you now and in the future. Please keep me in touch with all developments and call ...
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Sir Michael  Lord MP 
Sir Michael Lord (MP for Broomhill & Deputy Speaker of the House) 19-2-08 "Thank you for your email concerning the future of Broomhill Pool, setting out the progress to date on its future and your cautious optimism about what can be achieved. I entir...
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Griff  Rhys Jones 
Griff Rhys Jones 19-2-08 "It is really only through determined action on the ground by local people that any threatened lovely building can be supported and saved, and the dedication of those who have given so much to Broomhill Pool is exemplary. I s...
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Kate Hoey 
Kate Hoey MP and Former Sports Minister 13-2-08 "I cannot speak highly enough of the dedicated group of volunteers campaigning to save the Broomhill Lido. They have achieved so much just from refusing to give up on the Lido. The HLF was set up exactl...
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The Broomhill Pool Trust would like to acknowledge the valued support of OPEN REACH (a BT Group Company). OPEN REACH has provided a significant grant to the Trust which has enabled us to engage a dedicated consultant who is assisting the Trust with c...
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SAVE has been described as the most influential conservation group to have been established since William Morris founded the Society for the Protection Ancient Buildings over a century ago. It was created in 1975 - European Architectural Heritage Yea...
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Ken Farrow 
International artist Ken Farrow ( has donated a beautiful oil painting of Framsden Mill (size approx 23 inches L by 20 inches W) to help raise funds for Broomhill Pool. Ken is based in Australia now, but was Ipswich born...
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The Broomhill Pool Trust would like to acknowledge the outstanding support of The Architectural Heritage Fund. The AHF has provided advice to the Trust in the early stages of setting up and commissioning the options appraisal (feasibility study). ...
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Crafted Media Web Design 
Many thanks to 'Crafted Media' for supplying their creative services for the Broomhill pool cause. For more information on 'Crafted Media' and their design, build and hosting products/services please go to

James Sharpe 
James Sharpe is an Independent Film-Maker who became interested in trying to save Broomhill Pool several years ago: his very first film was shot in 2002 and called "The Pool". Recently, James has re-visited Broomhill to update his work. To see his fi...
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Ciaran Gorman 
A life-long swimming enthusiast, Ciaran Gorman fully supports the campaign to re-open Broomhill Pool on the north-west side of Ipswich. Ciaran is the owner and operator of the popular Swimming Directory website '' as well as numerous o...
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Jackie Spreckley 
Jackie Spreckley is Played in Britain's prodution manager and co-organiser (with Jo Edward) of the conference "Reviving Lidos". Months of hard work went into organising this event, which was of interest to all those concerned with the funding, cons...
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Simon  Inglis 
Simon Inglis is the series editor of Played in Britain and a writer and architectural historian: he spoke at the launch of "Liquid Assets" and is greatly in demand as an entertaining and knowledgeable speaker, particularly on the nation's historic sp...
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Jo Edwards 
Jo Edwards of PTEa is project architect for the Brockwell Park Lido and a keen supporter of the Broomhill Pool Campaign. Her visit to Ipswich in 2005 resulted in a series of very beautiful photos and these have been used in the "Building of the Month...
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Janet  Smith 
Janet Smith is the author of "Liquid Assets - the lidos and open air swimming pools of Britain". Broomhill Pool forms part of the Case Studies section of her book. Janet came to Ipswich in March 2006 and did a book-signing and talk. She is a regular swimmer at Tooting Bec Lido.

Oliver  Merrington 
Oliver Merrington, of the directory website and Janet Smith (author of Liquid Assets) are strong supporters of the campaign to re-open Broomhill Pool: they are pictured here outside Waterbeach Outdoor Swimming Pool near Cambridge. Photo by Sue Cutler