Refurbishment work planned for public toilets across the District

August 24, 2018

EAST Lindsey District Council are to refurbish seven public toilets in the District as part of £500,000 improvement programme.

The toilets at North Parade, Skegness and Louth Bus Station will undergo a full refurbishment, being full stripped out and refitted. Meanwhile, the toilets at Briar Way (Skegness), Quebec Road (Mablethorpe), Queen's Park (Mablethorpe) and York Road (Sutton on Sea) will undergo a partial refurbishment. This will include fitting new vanity units, basins, taps and cubicle doors, decoration and lighting works. The toilets at Lumley Square in Skegness will be decorated and have new tiled floor installed. These toilets have been selected as they were identified as most in need of enhancement.

In order for the works to be carried out, the toilets will be closed on the following dates:

·         North Parade 3 September - 12 October

·         Briar Way 17 September - 19 October

·         Lumley Square 01 October - 26 October

·         Quebec Road 15 October - 16 November

·         Queens Park 22 October - 23 November

·         York road 5 November - 30 November

·         Louth bus station 12 November - 7 December

All other public toilets will remain open as usual and signs will be in place advising where the nearest alternative facilities are. Alongside the refurbishments, several other facilities in Louth, Skegness, Mablethorpe and Sutton on Sea will receive a deep clean.

East Lindsey District Council's Portfolio Holder for Operational Services, Councillor Sandra Harrison, said: "I am pleased to be able to say that East Lindsey District Council is investing in refurbishing these public toilets. By making this investment we will significantly improve the quality of the public toilet provision in our District for local people and visitors to the area."

Juliet Slater, Woodhead Group Team Leader for the Lincolnshire region, said: "Across the East Lindsey District of Lincolnshire the public toilets are extremely important for local residents and visitors alike.  Visitor footfall increases during the annual seasonal holiday periods, so this necessary refurbishment work has been planned around these dates to provide the least disruption possible to users."