Moray Smart Toilets
Public toilets in Moray could be installed with WiFi and tourism information screen showing transport times and suggested attractions.
17:13 25 March 2019
Moray Speyside Tourism board has announced plans to install WiFi and tourism information screen showing transport times and suggested attractions in public toilets.
Laurie Piper, operations manager for Moray Speyside Tourism, said: “I believe that with the right people sat around the right table we can secure the future and improve the current model for public toilets in the region for the benefit of both tourists and locals.
“Introduce a moderate charge to use them and make it easy to pay by using contactless and make sure any surplus income from them is given back to the community.
“In order to get this up and running, we need to get footfall numbers from the council, look at which ones are in good condition and ones that are beyond repair and identify a common solution that offers a high standard across the region.”
Carolle Ralph, vice-chairwoman of the Lossiemouth Community Council, said: “We are currently looking at some sort of consistency about how we can approach the public toilets in and are coming up with ways to make them efficient and attractive.
“We are very supportive of exploring Laurie’s idea but we are still in the early stages of planning so need to hold more talks.”