Fun at the Lido

The adult pool at Hilsea Lido in 1959.
The adult pool at Hilsea Lido in 1959.
The new trackbed for the Horndean Light Railway looking south across the bridge over Southwick Hill Road, Cosham, about 1903.

NOSTALGIA: Ready and waiting, the shiny new tracks climbing Portsdown Hill

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The adult pool at Hilsea Lido in 1959 showing the impressive diving tower, cascades at each end and water chute.

Opened in 1935, the lido was built to provide safe and enjoyable bathing in the north of Portsmouth as an alternative to Southsea beach.