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Pay-To-Use Toilets Installed At Penistone

Friday February 28 2014



PLANS to install 'pay-to-use' toilets in Penistone have been unveiled by the town council.

It will spend £18,000 on gutting the existing facilities - which include separate men's and women's toilets - and install a single pay-to-use unisex toilet which will cost 20p to use. 

The new facilities will include baby-changing facilities and disabled access.

Funding for the project includes £8,000 from ISG Pearce, the company which built Tesco, and £10,000 of town council money.

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Reply Posted by Jack on Saturday March 1 2014 at 18:10
So now it will cost you 20p to spend a penny.

Reply Posted by Crazy Dave on Saturday March 1 2014 at 23:40
am not spendin twenny pence for a babba if am or in Penistone, sod it al curl a few links off int graveyard n wipe misen wi a dockleaf

Reply Posted by nobby on Monday March 3 2014 at 07:14
theve already got ermm darn at paramount picture house.

Reply Posted by j on Monday March 3 2014 at 09:18
Crazy Dave - you made my day, 'a babba' hahahah - love it !!

Reply Posted by lauren on Monday March 3 2014 at 18:48
Next they will be charging you to wipe your arse, then charge you for washing your hands, then charge you for drying your hand with hand blowers, flaming ridiculous, what won't they charge us for?

Reply Posted by stegeraffe on Monday March 3 2014 at 19:38
Really people, its 20p, it's hardly breaking bank is it. You'll prob never really use them anyway, maybe on the odd occasion when your desperate, but that's it. There's more pressing matters to worry about than paying 20p to use a toilet.

Reply Posted by lauren on Monday March 3 2014 at 20:18
The fact that you have to pay to use bog it's wrong don't care wether there other stuff going on inworld am on about this nowt else

Reply Posted by Jayne on Tuesday March 4 2014 at 10:53
20p to use facilities not a great amount to pay if it means the toilets are maintained regularly. There are a lot of elderly folks in Penistone some of who may be greatfull of the service. If you go to the coast and use facilities you have to pay for the cleaner toilets and when desperate you will pay. My concern is why is the town council spending so much on toilets? Tesco provides toilets. Is ISG giving this money as part of green funding which provides public services such as parks in areas being developed? If so it's not a great loss to them it's a tax relief on profits made from building tesco... The bigger question is does Penistone need these new toilets and why should council tax payers pay for it.