Are you one of the swimmers diving into Broomhill Pool in our nostalgic gallery?

Broomhill would always be busy in spells of hot weather, as seen here in August 1975

Broomhill would always be busy in spells of hot weather, as seen here in August 1975 - Credit: Archant

Opened up in 1938, Broomhill Pool was, for decades, one of the most popular attractions in Ipswich.

The pool, in Sherrington Road, Ipswich, is a Grade II listed and was used by hundreds of thousands of swimmers over its 70 year lifespan.

Broomhill was sadly closed in 2002, but there is now fresh hope the pool will reopen in 2018, allowing a new generation of swimmers to enjoy the lido.

Broomhill is East Anglia’s last surviving 50m outdoor pool and features what are believed to be the last surviving set of Wicksteed diving boards in the world.

See our image gallery capturing the action from Broomhill Pool over the last 40 years and see if you can spot yourself in any of them.

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