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Andrew

Andrew Report 20 Jan 2013 22:17

I wonder if the person who wrote this reliased how it sounds


Public Toilets

Due to the snowy weather, we have closed the public toilets in B******** and L********. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.


Andy

Diamonds-R-A-Girls-Best-Friend

Diamonds-R-A-Girls-Best-Friend Report 20 Jan 2013 22:26

:-D :-D :-D

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 20 Jan 2013 22:29

:-D :-D :-D :-D

Bobtanian

Bobtanian Report 20 Jan 2013 22:35

Sounds like "" the convenient convenience""

has been made inconveniently inconvenient?

Paula+

Paula+ Report 20 Jan 2013 22:39

Sounds about right to me Andy

LadyScozz

LadyScozz Report 21 Jan 2013 00:59

Because of the weather?

Do they think people don't pee when it gets cold?

:-(

jax

jax Report 21 Jan 2013 05:59

Maybe thats why we should not eat yellow snow :-D

BrianW

BrianW Report 21 Jan 2013 10:49

Before I retired at the end of 2011 I commuted up to London by motorbike for 19 years and before my prostate op. I frequently needed a loo on the hour and a half trip.
The only three public ones which were there when I started the job were at Chipping Ongar, Abridge and Finsbury Park.
The Ongar ones were only open "shop hours" which meant they were closed by the time I was coming home around 7pm.
The Abridge ones were demolished around 12 - 15 years ago.
The Finsbury Park ones were closed about 5 or 6 years ago because it was a meeting place for "gays".
Consequently I had to develop a series of alternatives such as pubs; garages; hedges; other businesses; and other secluded spots.

Mayfield

Mayfield Report 21 Jan 2013 17:39

Yes Brian very few left and of those even fewer I would want to use!
A lot of the problems with public toilets have started because they are no longer manned. I can remember most of the larger ones had an attendant, not a job I would have relished myself but a lot of them took real pride in their "establishment"

I do wonder if the savings are worth the cost of damage and people feeling unable to use them because of drug problems, vandalism etc.

Mayfield