The Henleaze Lake Story

Derek and Joyce Klemperer

This is an account of Henleaze Lake and Henleaze Swimming Club from the earliest quarrying days (1800s) through to the beginning of the 21st Century. Derek and Joyce tell the story of a magical place, warts and all, and include the immediate surroundings of the Lake property where this is relevant. The book has over 100 illustrations that have been collected over many years.

Not surprisingly, the Club is very popular, withover 2,000 members and 600 on the waiting list. You can find out more about the club at

More information: Further Information