Letter: More toilets are needed in the town centre

Post-cancer has left me with bowel control challenges and limited mobility, which means if I go out I have to plan for toilet accessibility.

By Tracy Smith
Wednesday, 15th June 2022, 5:40 pm

It causes me anxiety, hence I rarely visit Chesterfield town centre because there are about half a dozen public toilets in M&S, always very busy and soon closing.

There are about the same number in Chesterfield Library but it can be difficult getting down to that area and walk through the library, up and down stairs with limited mobility.

Then opposite H&M at the other end of town, there are about another dozen public toilets. When it’s the school holidays, there is an even bigger demand for public toilets and an even bigger queue!

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A reader asks for more toilets to be provided in the town centre.

The town needs to vastly improve its facilities if it’s serious in encouraging more residents into the town centre. It needs to prioritise the disabled and mobility challenged.

Disabled Resident (Name supplied)

Chesterfield

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