Holbeach public toilets are given huge facelift
The major refurbishment works to Holbeach's public loos have now been completed.
The works to the Market Hill facilities have involved a total remodelling of the building from a traditional old style toilet block to a modern single entry, three cubical facility, including both disabled and baby changing facilities.
The new layout provides easy access for all with washable, clean walls and new appliances throughout, plus a complete new drainage system has also been installed.
An electronic door mechanism, enabling early entry and later closing time, has been installed which will mean the toilets can be open seven days a week from 7am – 9pm.
South Holland District Councillor Tracey Carter, who represents the Holbeach Town Ward, said: “I am delighted the toilets are finally refurbished and reopened in Holbeach. They are another asset for the town, supporting footfall, traders and visitors, making a big difference.
"The new electronic door lock that we are trialling, means that we can have them open for much longer hours, is also very welcome and something I was very keen to encourage.
"The opening hours previously were too limited, so delighted that Holbeach is trialling the new extended hours."
In order to get the new facility open for the holidays temporary wash basins have been installed as new vanity units have been delayed due to nationwide supply issues, but this should be rectified within a few weeks.
Coun Nick Worth, portfolio holder for Holbeach Town Improvement, said: “ This has been a major investment in the town’s infrastructure that will make a substantial difference to retailers, residents and visitors to the town and is often the first impression that people get when visiting a town.
"I am therefore pleased to have been able to support this through the district council’s Town Improvement Fund and I am sure it will bring welcome relief to many!”