Relief for Camborne: Rosewarne Public Toilets to Reopen


Camborne Town Council is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of the vacant Rosewarne Car Park public toilets in Camborne. The toilets will be refurbished and reopen to the public by Autumn this year.

‘I am delighted that we are able to take on the toilet block in Rosewarne carpark and a little relieved (pun intended). To some it may seem a small matter but when in need it is an essential service. Thanks is due to staff and Town Councillors for getting our organisation in a position to enable it to happen.’                                                                                                                                               

Mayor of Camborne, Cllr Zoe Fox

The facilities, which were closed by Cornwall Council in April 2016 include ladies, gents and a gender-neutral accessible toilet. In addition, the paved areas and flower beds surrounding the block joins the toilets as property of Camborne Town Council. Cornwall Council transferred the asset to the Town Council for the peppercorn sum of £1.00 earlier this month.

‘After successful discussions with Cornwall Council regarding Rosewarne Toilets, we are really pleased that we will be able to provide public toilets for our community going forward.  We will still run our ‘Restroom Scheme’ alongside, which provides toilet facilities in some of the businesses around the town.’                                                                             

Samantha Hughes, Town Clerk

It is anticipated refurbishment will start very soon, ensuring the facilities and surrounding area will provide an attractive entrance to the town centre for those that use the car park. Additionally, the Town Council has made progress in extending CCTV coverage in the town to cover the toilets are surrounding area. The installation of new cameras will complement the re-opening of the public facilities.

‘We will provide safe, clean and well managed public toilets. We look forward to re-opening the facility for public use over the coming months.'                                                                                                                                     

 Dave Garwood, Amenities Officer

At Camborne Recreation Ground, the Town Council has approved an extension to the public toilet, meaning work has already begun on two additional toilets to sit alongside the existing accessible toilet in the town’s principle green space.