Parents in Lincolnshire have called for a charge to be brought in to use public toilets across the county after a man revealed a picture of a loo covered in faeces.
The man, who asked not to be named, took his three-year-old cousin to use a toilet on Lumley Square in Skegness, Lincolnshire, last Sunday and was shocked to find one of the cubicles smothered in faeces with soiled underwear also left behind.
There were also footprints from where the person had traipsed through the faeces and spread it further around.
The man has now backed East Lindsey District Council's plans to roll-out a 20p charge on a number of public toilets. He said:
In September, East Lindsey District Council announced plans to introduce a 20p charge to use 13 toilets across Louth , Mablethorpe , Skegness and Sutton-on-Sea as part of ways to reduce the authority’s running costs.
The toilet in Lumley Square was named among those to be affected by the change, which will be implemented over the next three years – a decision welcomed by the man who took the image. He said:
Referring to this incident, a spokesman for East Lindsey District Council confirmed that the toilets are cleaned twice a day and the same team open and closes the facilities.