Meet The Team  

Board of Trustees


Ann Dunlop - Honorary President
Founder of the Cleveland Pools Trust bringing vision, commitment, passion, and organisational skills.

Paul Simons - Chair   
Architect and past Lethaby Scholar with the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings. Experienced in restoring historic buildings. Former Head of Tourism Bath, Vice-Chair of the National Heritage Training Group and Vice-President of the European Spas Association.

Ina Harris - Deputy Chair and Head of Fundraising  
experience in running multi-million pound government programmes.

Sally Helvey - Head of Marketing  
Bringing PR and marketing skills from her previous experience with charities such as Wellbeing of Women and running her own private Bath tour company.

Roger Houghton - Founder, IT and Community Engagement Adviser 
Providing IT support and advising on community engagement. Manager of the Percy Community Centre in Bath.

Andy Mullett -  Financial    Adviser 
Head of Finance for Bath Tourism Plus responsible for financial and strategic planning.

Suzy Granger - Swimming Adviser
Having swam at national level as a child, set up and now runs the Bath School of Swimming, teaching adults and children for over 25 years. Helping to bring the pools closer to our wider swimming community.

Fred Parkinson - Technical Adviser
Retired civil/water engineer with 45 years experience in design and construction supervision of most aspects of water engineering.  'Handyman' for the site's fortnightly gardening/maintenance sessions.

Adviser to the Trust 

Education/Research/Grants Adviser

Appeal Board Chair


Mary Sabina-Stacey 
Having led the successful Combe Down Stone Mines project throughout the 'noughties', is well-suited to our campaign and eager to promote a vibrant and fresh image of the Pools. Headed up the Bicentenary celebrations in 2015 including a '200 Years of Bathing' Fashion Show and a 'Party at the Pools'. 


Dr Linda Watts 
With a background in local government, research and community development, made a significant contribution to the 2014 Heritage Lottery Fund application. Now collating historical research for the Pools, giving talks to local societies and clubs about their history and forthcoming restoration, and collaborating with both Bath universities to create student placements in return for their support to our campaign.

This position is currently vacant, so if you have experience in fundraising and think you might be able to help please contact Ann Dunlop at

Our Patrons 

Sharron Davies MBE

Professor June Hannam

   Stephanie Millward MBE

Olympic, commonwealth, world and European swimming medalist and holder of over 200 British records and 3 World Masters records. Competed 3 Olympics. Ambassador for British Olympic association bid team London 2012. Working mum of 3 and campaigner for a fitter society, starting with our youngsters.

A specialist in labour and women’s history from the late nineteenth century to 1940s. Has published books on socialism and feminism in that period and undertaken local research into suffragette activity in Bath. Helps run the Larkhall History Society and co-chairs the West of England and South Wales Women’s History Network. 

Double Paralympic Gold Medallist, 10 times Paralympic medallist, 4x world champion, 15 x European Gold Medalist, numerous British and European records and three times World record Holder.
Enjoys inspiring everyone to be the best they possibly can be. Dreams really do come true!  

Website - Frank Tompson 

Member of the walking/cycling community that helped make the Bath Two Tunnels Greenway a reality

Design Team 

Chris Fagg - Project Manager, Provelio -                                                                        
Jeremy Sneddon - Provelio -  
David Barnes - Architect, Donald Insall Associates -                               
Peter Carey - Architect, Donald Insall Associates -                                   
Will Marshall - Mechanical & Electrical Consultant, Hydrock Engineering -          
Henry Easterbrook - Mechanical & Electrical Consultant, Hydrock Engineering                                            
Howard Parke - Quantity Surveyor -                                                                     
Neill Dowsett - Quantity Surveyor, Edmond Shipway -                                       
Annette Culver - Quantity Surveyor, Edmond Shipway -                                   
Tara Fraser - Civil & Structural Engineer, Southstoke Structures -                              
South Stoke Structures 

"After hard work and sheer perseverance by the Trust and its advisers it's looking like we will have a magnificent and unique pool in Bath that we can all enjoy for a proper outdoor swim.”
Olympic swimmer Sharron Davies