Paddle gate entry system, card reader on left-hand side, coin payment on right-hand side.

Contactless payments – Is this the way forward in the 21st Century?

A public toilet is not always easy to find and when you do, the chances are that you can’not access the facility unless you pay to enter it. For many of us this poses a real problem firstly because we are now encouraged to use cards rather than coins and not everyone...
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Publicly Accessible Toilets after COVID-19: an update to design guidance

This new guidance shows how future toilets can be designed to be more hygienic, and also more accessible and inclusive, as a critical part of public health infrastructure. “In the wake of COVID-19 there is an opportunity to consider the future of public toilet...
High level Toilet Sign in British Rail Station, toilets marked FREE (no payment)

Article: The Privatisation of Taking a Piss

This online article (Tribune, 26th April 2021) looks at how the ‘public’ part of public toilet is under threat. https://tribunemag.co.uk/2021/04/let-the-people-piss An original take on public toilets, the article explores the issues of what has long been a...