Call for public toilets revamp in Wooler as they reopen after lockdown

A call has been made for the public toilets in Wooler to be refurbished.

Sunday, 28th June 2020, 6:00 am

Parish council chairman Mark Mather was speaking following their reopening on Monday, June 22.

“We’d like to see some funding allocated by Northumberland County Council going forward to revamp the toilets,” he said. “They are doing it in coastal areas and I don’t see why we can’t get ours done. They’re in desperate need.”

There are a number of changes in place at the toilets.

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The public toilets at Wooler bus station.

“They are only going to be open from 8am until around 6.30pm,” said Coun Mather. “A number of cubicles have been closed and a one in one out system is in operation. Posters with the rules have been put up, with social distancing markings outside and the cleaner has new PPE and is attending the site three times a day.”

He thanked Terry Harkins in the county council’s neighbourhood team for his help in ensuring the facilities meet guidelines.

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