Diving Board Story – Kings Meadow Baths Reading. Helen stole the show

Diving Board story at Kings Meadow Baths

Diving board story

 A 110 Year Old Diving Board “Put to Work!” to support council scaffolding, but once…

…Helen stole the show by using it for the perfect dive! Helen Hickman was the winner of the Primary Schools Diving Competition in the Inter School Swimming Gala 1959

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Campaigners had been asked to vacate Baths for a few days.  They had no idea why?

Upon return scaffolding had been erected inside the Baths – The story on Utube video AGJ

 Doris’s Story… to come.



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Anne Green Jessel

Love my family, (all water babies), my maltese dog. I like writing about my passions including lost lidos, sport of diving, heritage, learning to play boogie, and now having a go at some fiction writing.