Wild Swimming at Beckenham Place Park!

Updated: 6 days ago


Lewisham’s largest green space, Beckenham Place Park, has been awarded £440,000 from Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London. The award is part of the mayor of London’s push to make London the world’s first National Park City.

The funding will be used to: plant thousands of new trees, support the restoration of the park’s Georgian lake, which will create a new wildlife habitat and be used for open water swimming.

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Take a trip back in time! Discover just how many official ASA recommended outdoor swimming facility's were available to a nation keen to take the plunge back in 1912...

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