2009 Loo of the Year Award

February 1, 2010

In December the award for the Loo of the Year was made at the National Motorcycle Museum near Birmingham. The competition run by British Toilet Association aims the highlight the best away from home WCs in the UK. More than 1500 entries were received, with 58% of them achieving the top five star award, compared to 42% in 2008.

Mc Donald’s restaurants took the Overall UK Winners Trophy. The awards managing director Mike Bone commented: ‘The UK’s restaurant and hospitality sectors are placing significantly increasing importance on provision of first class toilets that contain the facilities their customers need and expect when visiting their premises. McDonald’s has continued to improve the quality of their customer toilets since winning National Awards in previous years.’

Other winners are:-

East Lothian Council for accessible facilities

TC Contractors for individual category entries

Brighton and Hove City Council for public toilet entries

J D Wetherspoon for corporate provider entries

South Lanarkshire Council for adult/child changing facilities

ASDA for babychange facilities

The Camping and Caravanning Club for family friendly facilities