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Wychavon district lands top national toilet award for the second year

Nine of Wychavon’s conveniences have been awarded Diamond status, the highest possible accolade.

Cllr Emma Stokes, executive board member for Resident and Customer Service on Wychavon District Council, said: “We know our toilets are valued by residents and visitors and now we have independent confirmation of what we already believed, that our loos really are amongst the best in the country and we are right to continue to invest in them.

“I would like to say a huge thank you to our contractors Mitie and their cleaning staff who do a tremendous job looking after our toilets throughout the year.”

The Loo of the Year Awards have been recognising and encouraging high standards in public washrooms since 1987.

Judging is based on the standard of hygiene, repair, and facilities at each location.

Wychavon is the only public sector organisation to have been awarded a Champions League spot and are also top of the Toilet Premier League.

In the past six years, Wychavon has undertaken improvements and upgrades to its facilities.

This includes the installation of energy and water saving propelair toilets, solar panels, LED lighting, grey water harvesting, and combined tap/hand driers.

New facilities known as Changing Places toilets, which are designed for people with different disabilities, have also been installed at several locations with work ongoing to add more in Broadway Activity Park and Lido Park in Droitwich.

Abbey Park in Evesham’s and Pershore High Street were awarded a Platinum Plus status at the Loo of the Year Awards.