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Implementing the plan for public conveniences 

Click on the link above for information

Improvement works are due to start at Monmouth Street (Seven Dials) in the city centre and at Odd Down Park & Ride from 14th April for a month or so.  Riverside Coach Park toilets will be open extended hours as an alternative.  Temporary toilets will be in place at Odd Down.  We apologise for any inconvenience.

Click here for a list of All council-run public toilets

To find the exact location of one of these public toilets, on our mapping system enter its name in the right hand link under 'Services in Your Area'.

Reporting problems:

Please note that from Monday 6th January 2014, all the Council public toilets will be run by our contractor.

Any problems should be reported direct to Healthmatic's 24 hour service on 01249 823143

The facilities at Batheaston and Paulton will continue to be managed by the Parish Councils, who should be contacted direct. 

 

Central Bath - click here for a  map of publicly available toilets

Please note that the public toilets at the Royal Victoria Pavilion are closed (from 6th January 2014).  Excel Tennis and Mini-Golf, the Royal Victoria Pavilion café and the bowls club are all open as normal.  Please see the map linked above for the nearest public facilities.


Opening Hours:

Please note the following all year opening hours for council run public toilets excluding those in public parks (see below).

  • Monday to Saturday      08:00 to 18:00
  • Sunday                        10:00 to 16:00

The following public toilets are open 24hrs a day, 7 days a week throughout the year:

  • Seven Dials in Monmouth Street, Bath (Temporary closure overnight from December 2013)
  • Automatic toilet in Charlotte Street, Bath
  • Automatic toilet in Shaftesbury Road, Bath
  • Automatic toilet at The Island, Midsomer Norton 

Please note that the automatic toilets require 20 pence per use.

Public Parks

Spring/Summer/Autumn (1st March – 31st October) 

  • Monday to Saturday      08:00 to 18:00 
  • Sunday                          10:00 to 16:00

Winter (1st November – 28th/29th February)

  • Monday to Sunday          10:00 to 16:00

Accessibility

Many of the Council Public Toilets have been upgraded to be fully accessible and this is noted in the list of toilets. 

RADAR keys

To get a RADAR key for entry to the accessible units, you need to go to Council Connect at Lewis House, Manvers Street, Bath; Riverside, Keynsham or The Hollies, Midsomer Norton and provide the claimant's name, address and registered disabled number.  The claimant does not need to be present and may be represented.

Unfortunately Blue Badges will not be accepted.  If you wish to know more about the scheme, or would like a list of toilets for other areas, please contact Disability Rights UK on 020 7250 3222.

Address for Disability Rights UK link
http://www.radar.org.uk/

The future for publicly accessible toilets

A 'Provision Strategy for Public Toilets' was adopted at the Cabinet meeting (item 118) in December 2011.  See under 'Related Documents' for a copy of the Strategy document.

A draft version had been considered by the Planning, Transport & Environment PDS panel on Tuesday 13th September.  Follow this link to see the PDS papers.

This has led on from a Public Consultation carried out between November 2009 and February 2010 seeking views on where and how many toilets are required for residents and visitors, along with who should provide and management them and what they should be like.  The consultation results and the recommendations from the Safer & Stronger Communities Overview & Scrutiny Panel can be seen here:

http://consultations.bathnes.gov.uk/consult.ti/PCs.Standards.2009/consultationHome

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