local authority proposes to close 14 conveniences and restrict opening times of almost a dozen more

Highland Council targets public toilets in bid to cut costs

By jane candlish

Published: 15/03/2011

Highland Council is proposing to close 14 public toilets and restrict the opening times of nearly a dozen more as part of cost-cutting measures.

Public conveniences from Inverness to Skye have been earmarked for closure and will have the knock-on effect of redundancies at a contractors company employed to clean council toilets.

Councillors will be asked to approve the planned closures at the transport, environmental and community services committee on Thursday.

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