Urinals ‘smashed off the wall’ in public toilets next to Gravesend riverside

PUBLISHED: 14:09 05 June 2017 | UPDATED: 14:09 05 June 2017

View from Gravesend across River Thames to Tilbury Power station (stock image)

View from Gravesend across River Thames to Tilbury Power station (stock image)


The toilet has been closed until repairs are complete

A public toilet has been shut in Gravesend after vandals caused ‘significant damage’ which included tearing urinals off of the walls.

Both the men’s and ladies toilets in Gravesend Riverside Leisure Area were damaged on Friday, May 26 leaving the council with “no option but to close both locations temporarily until repairs can be arranged,” a spokesperson said.

The women’s restroom reopened on Friday, June 2, but the men’s remains closed.

A spokesperson from the council said: “At this point in time we are unable to give a definitive date for the repairs, however we are doing all we can to get them arranged and completed as soon as possible.”

The toilets at Fort Gardens are to remain open between 10am and 4pm.

We have approached Kent Police for comment.

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