Heatwave in UK: 500 people storm lido as tempers flare amid 37C in London

Overcrowding in Brockwell Lido, southeast London during Thursday’s heat.

The Metropolitan Police said: “Police were called to Brockwell Lido to reports of overcrowding with over 500 people.


  • Original Article: Independent
  • Date: July 2019

London was experiencing similar scenes – with Parliament Hill Lido forced to close its doors before noon due to the number of people trying to get in.