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We asked local Gourockians who were avid visitors to their local lido, how much it means to them and how much they’ll be missing it this year.

Local Stories - Mairi Anderson

"The feel-good factor of coming out the saltwater is something that should be bottled, the health benefits are incredible too for both physical and mental well-being." Read Gourock local Mairi Anderson's memories and love for the local open-air pool which was used to shoot our SS20 campaign The Lido. 

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Local Stories - Anna McIntyre

Anna McIntyre shares her memories of the local open-air pool at Gourock, a valued member of the "pool posers" Anna gives insight into her life during lockdown and how much Anna is missing the pool. 

Local Stories - David & Siobhan Currie 

An interview with two Gourock locals David and Siobhan Currie. They share their memories of the local pool and the positive influence it has had on their lives. A beautiful shoot location for our recent The Lido drop. 

Local Stories - Frankie Hanson

"I am a retired primary school teacher who is having a lockdown holiday away from helping to look after my beautiful 5 grandchildren." Frankie lives opposite the Gourock Yacht Club on the promenade. Frankie has also shared some incredible images of the Gourock Pool, where we shot our SS20 The Lido campaign. 

Local Stories - Jim Brown

"Originally from Alexandria but Gourock has been my home for almost 25 years." An avid swimmer Jim has been going to the Gourock pool for 25 years. Read more about his experiences and how he is coping during lockdown.

Local Stories - Riccardo Giovanacci

Riccardo is a local that grew up in Gourock, in this interview he reveals what the pool meant to him growing up. Learn more about Riccardo's story.