times of seafront loos in Burnham extended over summer
times at public loos on Burnham-On-Sea seafront have been extended
over the summer holidays, Sedgemoor District Council has said
council says it had responded "over a month ago" to
requests to keep the public conveniences on the South Esplanade
open for longer during the holiday season.
was first to report here
in June that tourism bosses and councillors were unhappy about
the previous opening times.
loos are now open for longer hours, until 7 pm, throughout the
school holidays. At the end of the school holidays, the opening
times will be reviewed in conjunction with the weather conditions,"
a Sedgemoor spokeswoman told Burnham-On-Sea.com this week.
Victoria Hotel at Burnham also hosts a 'community comfort scheme',
a partnership between Sedgemoor District Council and local businesses
to provide public loo facilities.
says it always happy to consider other businesses to take part
in the scheme. The fees it pays the business are determined by
the quality of the facilities, the hours they open and other factors
such as baby-changing facilities.
scheme helps the Council provide better and more facilities for
visitors and it helps local businesses by adding to the local
of public conveniences is not a statutory duty for Sedgemoor District