Council flushed with pride over loo awards

Five public toilets in Skegness have won national recognition at the Loo of the Year Awards, ranking them amongst some of the best in the country.
Briar Way toilets received a Gold award.Briar Way toilets received a Gold award.
Briar Way toilets received a Gold award.

The toilets are among 12 across East Lindsey to be praised for the quality of the facilities and hygiene standards.

Each were subject to unannounced inspections with judges grading the toilets Bronze, Silver, Gold, Platinum and Diamond.

Results were:

- Tower Esplanade (Platinum)

- Tower Gardens (Platinum)

- Briar Way (Gold)

- North Parade (Gold)

- Lumley Square (Gold)

Two of the toilets - Tower Gardens, Skegness and Roman Bank, Sandilands - saw improved gradings from Gold last year to Platinum this year.

Portfolio Holder for Operational Services at the District Council, Councillor Martin Foster, said: “This is excellent news to achieve such high standards in these awards for the second year running.

"Local people and visitors expect access to clean, good quality public toilets. We would like to thank the Team at Danfo working in the local area for their continued hard work and commitment.”

Andrew McIlduff, Director of Operations at Danfo UK Ltd said: “Danfo (UK) Ltd are delighted with these results – it is a testament to our frontline staff who carry out a wonderful service that ensures that our partnership with East Lindsey District Council continues to grow from strength to strength.

"These achievements are even more remarkable considering the current circumstances due to Covid-19 and I am extremely proud of each and every member of our staff in East Lindsey."

Other top toilets across the district are:

Mablethorpe

- Seacroft Road (Gold)

- Dunes Gardens (Gold)

- Queen’s Park (Gold)

Sutton on Sea

- York Road (Gold)

- Roman Bank Sandilands (Platinum)

Louth

- Eastgate (Platinum)

- Bus Station (Platinum)

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