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City Pool featured on Channel 4’s Guy Martin: Building Britain

We are so excited to finally share this exciting project we’ve been keeping under wraps for a while now. Our beautiful building is featured on Channel 4’s Guy Martin: Building Britain – a new show that explores the UK construction skills shortage. Episode two sees Guy visit Newcastle City Pool and Turkish Baths to learn […]

Works begin on Newcastle City Pool and Turkish Baths

Work to redevelop the historic Newcastle City Pool and Turkish Baths has started. Developer Fusion Lifestyle, in partnership with a group of specialist companies, will begin the £5m renovation of the city centre building. An expert team from the firm will begin work immediately on the project, which has faced unforeseen delays often associated with […]

City Pool and Turkish Baths visit inspires Historic Pools of Britain

AN ORGANISATION set up to represent Britain’s bathing heritage visited an iconic building in Newcastle as part of National Sporting Heritage Day celebrations (September 30, 2017). Historic Pools of Britain visited the Newcastle City Pool and Turkish Baths to see the plans to restore it to its former glory. The group, which is celebrating its […]

Soap star joins in support of City Pool plans

A FORMER Emmerdale actress has joined supporters of the redevelopment of Newcastle City Pool and Turkish Baths. Charlie Hardwick, who played Val Pollard in the hit TV show, visited the historic building recently to celebrate the venue’s refurbishment. Charlie, from Wallsend in North Tyneside, was a regular at the city-centre Turkish Baths until they were […]

Local bathers invited for final tour of Newcastle City Pool

HISTORY lovers and former users of the Newcastle City Pool and Turkish Baths will get a last chance to bid farewell before the venue undergoes a major refurbishment. The last chance tours are free and will take place on April 20 and 21 before workmen move in to start construction this spring. The tours of […]