£14,000 toilets project is flushed with success!
£14,000 project to introduce new toilet facilities at a
village hall near Burnham-On-Sea was completed on Saturday (August
ceremony was held in East Brent Village Hall to mark the opening
of its new ladies and disabled WCs.
District Council Chairman Jane Moreton cut a ribbon to mark the
opening, alongside East Brent Village Hall Chairman Hugh Mackay
and Pre-School Chairman Karen Lewis.
said the project's funding had come from a variety of local sources.
included £9,500 from Viridor Credits, £2,344.50 from
Sedgemoor District Council, £1,500 from The Nuttall Trust
and £50 from Frocester Engineering.
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The existing ladies toilets were
in need of upgrading and our only WC for wheelchair users was
located within the ladies toilets area."
meant that we had the unsatisfactory situation of male disabled
persons having to go into the ladies area. We now have separate,
modern facilities for each."
on building the facilities started last month and was completed
hall is well-used, with 6,000 regular users from the Pre-School,
Day Centre and Bowls Club and a further 800 casual users per year.