Basic Site Details

Name: Open-Air Swimming Pool
Town, district or village: Kirkcaldy
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: See separate entry for earlier Public Swimming Baths, also in Esplanade.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Alma Confectionery FactoryYes 
Item 2 of 2Lido Swimming Pool  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2EsplanadeYesAt west end of Esplanade
Item 2 of 2Sands Road Earlier name of Esplanade


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 119351936  


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 2John Daniel Swanston A19351936 
Item 2 of 2Swanston & Syme A19351936Swanston responsible


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 5Architect and Building News7 February 1936CXLV p 203
Item 2 of 5Architect and Building News14 February 1936CXLV p 232
Item 3 of 5Builder7 February 1936CL p 319
Item 4 of 5Fife Free Press28 January 1956  Swanston obituary
Item 5 of 5Fife Free Press2 February 1990  Feature article on Swanston