Public toilets to reopen at Ipswich parks
PUBLISHED: 17:36 03 July 2020 | UPDATED: 17:36 03 July 2020
Sarah Lucy Brown
Public toilets are to reopen at Ipswich’s parks for those who need to a spend a penny while visiting the town’s open spaces.
Public loos were closed when the crisis broke in March, in a bid to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
As restrictions have been relaxed over the past few weeks, Ipswich Borough Council has reopened the toilets at Christchurch Park and Holywells Park for walkers and sunbathers who might need them.
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However, with even more restrictions being lifted on “Super Saturday”, government guidelines say public loos should be kept open – albeit carefully managed, to reduce the risk of transmitting coronavirus.
Ipswich Borough Council’s weekly coronavirus update stated: “We will be opening public toilets in our other parks on July 4 with an enhanced level of cleaning being provided.”
The council said it expects parks to be busier in the coming weeks, as families make use of 96 play areas in the town being reopened to the public.
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