The Isle of Wight Council will ask residents to have an active role in determining the future of public toilets across the island, a recent news report in the local media was able to reveal.
Council bosses have agreed to launch a public consultation on plans for a ‘community toilet scheme,’ whereby shops, pubs and cafes would be asked to make their facilities available. This scheme could see the majority — or all — public toilets closed, potentially saving the cash-strapped council more than £500,000 a year.
Cllr Steve Stubbings said: "What we are likely to end up with is a mix. We won’t be able to get rid of all public toilets because some will be in areas where they can’t be replaced by community toilets. This could double or treble the provision of toilets across the Island."
Since the public toilets’ operational costs can be quite significant at times, charging a fee for access is the most sensible solution when it comes to public toilets’ funding, and this is exactly where Toilet Turnstiles could really puts its experience to good work.
Our toilet turnstiles are built from graded stainless steel, for easier cleaning and maintenance, and also come equipped with lockable lids to prevent unwanted access. Furthermore, the separate coin box offers very versatile mounting options, as it can be installed either in front of the turnstile, at the side or alternatively, on the wall, with the cash box at the rear.
The turnstile’s coin mechanism can be programmed for virtually any combination of coins with a secure cash box to hold them, while the additional counters for the number of entries made will enable a thorough level of control over the system’s operation.
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