An architectural photographer in the U.K. has made a Lego model of the Tynemouth Outdoor Pool in support of a campaign to re-open the once-thriving venue.

Steve Mayes worked on the project that will be displayed at the Make A Splash exhibition, which has been organized to help raise funds for the historic pool's refurbishment.

“I thought it would be fantastic to see what the Tynemouth Outdoor Pool could look like in Lego. It was also a way to get children interested in the project, the 38-year-old father of two told the Chronicle. “The pool site has got brilliant potential and I would love to see it restored. I live in nearby North Shields and love that coastline, so I am definitely behind the proposals."

The work will be on display along with other art at the Old Low Light Heritage Centre, in North Shields, from November 13 to 26. But if you're not in the United Kingdom, don;t fret. You can see a slideshow of the amazing Lego pool here.

Opened in 1925 the pool was a popular destination until the 1970s. By 1996 it was turned into an artificial rock pool that eventually fell into deterioration. In 2013 the newly formed Friends Group made up of community members presented its regeneration proposals to North Tyneside Council and were later invited to work with the authority to develop the plans.

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