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Wychavon District Council wins Loo of the Year trophy

06 January 2021

WYCHAVON DISTRICT Council has been awarded the Overall Loo of the Year Awards Trophy in the 2020 Loo of the Year Awards.

A regular annual entrant, the council achieved 10 Platinum and one Diamond award (the only local authority to achieve the ultimate Diamond grade) and was the first local authority to become the Overall Loo of the Year Awards winner since 2014.

The council was also awarded the Space to Change Toilet UK Trophy in a total of nine prestigious UK and National Awards for England. Due to CPVOD-19 restrictions on events, the planned annual Loo of the Year Awards event planned for 4 December was cancelled, but the awards were presented to the council in a ceremony at its council office.

Awards managing director, Mike Bone said: “Wychavon DC has entered Loo of the Year Awards for several years and won many National and UK awards. They are proud of their public toilets which include male, female. baby change, accessible and multiple changing places/space to change facilities, but not complacent and have further enhancements planned for 2021.

"Their high standards of washroom provision, cleaning and maintenance have been recognised with the ultimate accolade – the Overall Loo of the Year Awards Trophy.”

In the 2020 Washroom Cleaner of the Year Awards, Axis Cleaning and Support Services was awarded the 2020 UK External Contractor Cleaning Team Trophy and Amenca, an Axis cleaner at the Ashley Shopping Centre in Epsom, was awarded the Individual Washroom Cleaner of the Year Awards Trophy. JD Wetherspoon was presented with the In-House Cleaning Team Trophy.

Other 2020 Loo of the Year Award UK/Ireland trophies were awarded to the Wellcome Collection - Individual Categories Trophy and Changing Places Toilet Entries Trophy, JD Wetherspoon – Corporate Provider Trophy, McLean Restaurants T/A McDonald’s – Accessible Toilet Entries trophy, Buttercrane Centre Newry – Baby Changing Facilities Entries Trophy, The Hideaway Baxby Manor – Eco Friendly Toilet Facilities Trophy, Danfo (UK) – Public Toilet Entries Trophy and the Local Authority Entries Trophy, and the University of Surrey – Toilets in Education Trophy.

The winners were selected from entries in 61 entry categories across all market sectors. All trophies were delivered to the winners personally (except Buttercrane in Northern Ireland) and presentations were made where possible subject to COVID-19 restrictions.

Full details of the results are available at www.loo.co.uk

The next Loo of the Year Awards Event will be held on Friday 3 December 2021, COVID-19 permitting.