£150,000 re-vamp, but . . . toilet still out of order

A PUBLIC toilet re-vamped at a cost of £150,000 is still to open. And it may not be up-and-running when Royston s Christmas Carnival is held in two weeks time. A spokesman for North Herts District Council told The Crow yesterday (Wednesday) that electric

A PUBLIC toilet re-vamped at a cost of £150,000 is still to open.

And it may not be up-and-running when Royston's Christmas Carnival is held in two weeks' time.

A spokesman for North Herts District Council told The Crow yesterday (Wednesday) that electrical work still needed to be completed on the building.

"We are talking a matter of weeks rather than days for the work to be done," he said.


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The toilet has remained surrounded by a metal barrier - in spite of plans to have it in use in October.

The re-vamp on the toilet in Fish Hill was part of a project which saw refurbishment of public toilets at The Cross and plans to close a toilet at The Warren car park.

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It had earlier been suggested that electrical work on the toilets would need to be replaced because of problems.

But the district council spokesman said that it was just a question of the work being completed.

Cllr Fiona Hill, chairman of the district council's Royston area committee, said: "Hopefully everything will be resolved shortly.

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