Council is flushed with success

Aberdeenshire Council is flushed with success after winning the UK trophy for public toilets at the annual Loo of the Year awards. It was one of a number of awards picked up by the council at a ceremony in Solihull on Friday, December 7.

The local authority also received the Scotland award for its public toilets, and earned a place in the Champions League for Standards of Excellence, awarded to organisations with ten or more entries with five or more five-star awards.

The council also picked up an award in the non-attended toilets category for its facilities at Castle Street, Huntly, and a further award in the beaches category for its toilets at The Harbour, Gardenstown. Aberdeenshire’s New Pitsligo Arms Hotel was awarded in the hotels category.

The council came third in the local authority public toilets ‘Premier League’ and earned further listings in the Loo of the Year 100+ Points Club and 50% Club.

Introduced in 1987, the annual Loo of the Year Awards have identified the countryFlushed with’s best public toilets and seek to encourage the highest possible standards.