Lincoln Council has revealed plans to charge 20p for access to three facilities as part of plans to combat government funding cuts, a news report has been able to reveal recently.

The City of Lincoln Council said charging for facilities at Lucy Tower Street, Castle Square and Tentercroft Street could bring in about £30,000 per year, adding that the changes were part of a range measures to meet savings targets of £4m per annum.

A report by the council said: "Increasingly charging has become recognised as a way by which visitors to a district, who impact on local infrastructure but pay nothing directly towards its upkeep, can financially contribute to the costs."

The cost of installing barriers at the three sites is estimated to be about £30,000. City of Lincoln Council, which has a total of eight public conveniences, said all three of the pay toilets are highly rated by the British Toilets Association.

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