London loo makes list of world's top 10 public toilets

This public toilet in Wembley made the top 10. Credit: Gort Scott

A toilet in Wembley has made it onto the list of the top 10 public toilets in the world.

Experts from Design Curial assessed lavatories from across the globe, ranging from the "disgusting to the downright terrifying" but they did manage to find some "architectural marvels".

Find out which toilets made the top ten below.

Cetennial Park Amenities

Sydney, Australia

Graviculture M


Corrugated sheet-metal was used to create this lavatory. Credit: Shuhei Endo Architect Institute


Wellington, New Zealand

This toilet in New Zealand is one of the more unusual-looking toilets. Credit: Studio Pacific Architecture

Roadside Reststop Akkarvikodden

Lofoten, Norway

The previous toilet at this location was blown off its foundations by the wind. Credit: Paul Warchol
The building is made of 10-12 mm sheets of structural corten steel. Credit: Paul Warchol

Trail Restroom

Austin, Texas

This toilet is on the banks of the Colorado River. Credit: Paul Finkel/Piston Design
It is the first public toilet built in the park in over 30 years. Credit: Paul Finkel/Piston Design

Wembley WCs


Designers said the London toilet was 'stylish'. Credit: Gort Scott
It stands at the centre of a newly landscaped area of Wembley, north London. Credit: Gort Scott
The base of the building is made of concrete. Credit: Gort Scott

Public Toilets, Uster

Uster, Switzerland

This bright creation is seen in Switzerland. Credit: Gramazio & Kohler

Hiroshima Park Restrooms

Hiroshima, Japan

It was designed to resemble origami cranes. Credit: Future Studio
The toilets are meant to exude a quintessentially Japanese sense of calm and order.

JinHua Architecture Park

Zhejiang Province, China

These toilets were curated by world-famous Chinese artist Ai Weiwei. Credit: DnA Design and Architecture
They are made of solid concrete. Credit: DnA Design and Architecture

Public Toilet, Gdansk


The lavatories were designed especially for the Euro 2012 football tournament. Credit: Schleifer & Milczanowski Architekci

To find out more on how the toilets were created, visit the Design Curial website