Forest Hill Pools reopens with celebrations
10:39am Monday 24th September 2012 in News
A LONG-AWAITED swimming baths redevelopment threw open its door last week with a day of celebrations.
Forest Hill Pools, redeveloped in a £8.9m project, is now open, including a 26 metre and 16.7 metre learner's pool.
It also features a state-of-the-art fitness suite, two studios and a café area.
Celebrations on Saturday (Sept 22) included taster sessions and a day of events at the library celebrating the baths' Victorian heritage.
Mayor of Lewisham Sir Steve Bullock said: "This is a very exciting day for Lewisham. I am thrilled to be here today in Forest Hill at yet another fantastic new facility for the borough.
"It’s a real tribute to the hard work and energy of everybody involved."
The Dartmouth Road facility is open 7am to 10pm on weekdays and Saturdays, Sundays and bank holidays from 7am to 6pm.