When you need to go – you need to go! Lewisham made that much more convenient when it supported a Community Toilet Scheme in 2019. Now it has been updated for lockdown because certain businesses are now closed..
The scheme, commissioned by the council and developed by Lewisham Local, which aims to strengthen the borough’s voluntary and community sector, has ensured more clean, safe and accessible toilets that are open to the public – at no cost – during normal office hours.
Across the UK the number of public toilets has been reduced by more than a third over the last 20 years. Some councils in the country do not have a single free-to-use public convenience.
Members of the scheme display prominent window stickers which state whether the toilet includes disabled access and baby changing facilities.
Information about the scheme is available at doctors surgeries, and health and community centres and at Lewisham Local. There is more information on public toilets on the Great British Public Toilet Map.