Public toilets reopening in Cullercoats delayed until mid-August after asbestos found during refurbishment

The public facilities are now scheduled to reopen in mid-August after asbestos and delivery problems forced the project to be delayed.

The discovery of asbestos has delayed refurbishment work in a Cullercoats public toilet.

The public toilets, south of Cullerocoats Bay and off Beverley Terrace, were discovered to contain asbestos following analysis of a suspect cement pipe collar. The material has been subsequently removed and disposed of by specialised contractors.

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