The Lido - Valentines Park

Commissioned by Redbridge Council, the Lido in Valentines Park is the first new Lido to be built in east London in decades. Costing £11m, this project is part of a redevelopment of leisure facilities for the people of Redbridge.


Development Site Area: 52 hectares

Gross Floor Area: 1.72 hectares

Services Provided: BREEAM Consultancy and Assessments

Additional Services:

  • Landscape Architecture
  • Tree Survey
  • Thermal Modelling
  • Energy Assessment
  • Daylight & Sunlight Analysis
  • Acoustic Surveys
  • Traffic & Transport Assessment Services

Contribution to Planning Consent:

  • Mitigated the loss of existing trees with an extensive landscaping scheme including the planting of a new woodland and a number of individual specimen trees
  • Achieve a Biodiversity Net Gain in excess of 15%
  • Ensure the design achieves a BREEAM Excellent rating

The Lido - Valentines Park

Image designed by Wake Morley Architects

The new Lido will help boost the local market and economy and provide a sustainable and social outdoor space for the people of the Redbridge area. Additionally, the new building and its facilities will contribute to the restoration of the heritage of Valentines Park.

Contribution to BREEAM Achieved 71% (Design Stage) - BREEAM Excellent

The construction of the Lido in Valentines Park is committed to sustainability. Therefore, Encon Associates were appointed to provide Ecological Support, Landscape Architecture, Tree Survey, Thermal Modelling, Energy Assessment, Daylight and Sunlight Analysis, Acoustic Surveys, Traffic and Transport Assessment, and BREEAM before any construction works commenced.

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