Funding to save pool is rejected

AN application by Broomhill Pool Trust for cash from the Heritage Lottery Fund has been rejected.The trust wanted funding to save Suffolk and Norfolk's only grade 2 listed lido which has been closed for several years.

AN application by Broomhill Pool Trust for cash from the Heritage Lottery Fund has been rejected.

The trust wanted funding to save Suffolk and Norfolk's only grade 2 listed lido which has been closed for several years.

Despite the backing of a detailed £67,000 feasibility study and seven months of professional bid preparation, East of England Regional Committee has declined the £1.99m bid application. HLF staff will meet with the Trust to outline their reasons for rejection in due course.