Where can I go to the toilet?!

(109 Posts)
PoptartPoptart Fri 18-Dec-20 19:05:22

In London?
We are going into central London at the weekend but I am a bit concerned that as all restaurants and bars will be closed there will be nowhere to go to the toilet!
We are going late afternoon/evening so the shops will be shut.

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Itstheprinciple Fri 18-Dec-20 19:07:59

What are you going into London for? Will there not be a loo at your destination? How are you travelling? Can you use a loo at the station?

Will0wtree Fri 18-Dec-20 19:08:28

The toilets in train stations like Charing Cross etc are open.

Sennetti Fri 18-Dec-20 19:09:17

the idea is keep away, stay at home....its tier 3 i'm sure

HopeAndDriftWood Fri 18-Dec-20 19:10:40

You’d need to use the station toilets, I think... or whenever you’re going. A lot will be closed, because of tier 3 this week, although I expect it’ll still be full of people walking round looking at the lights as usual (hopefully mostly Londoners...)

YesMeLady Fri 18-Dec-20 19:11:12

Are you staying overnight. Go before your journey.

TinselToedElf Fri 18-Dec-20 19:11:58

What a weird question. If shopping then I'd assume department stores?


Sennetti Fri 18-Dec-20 19:12:47


What a weird question. If shopping then I'd assume department stores?

lots of stores have closed customer toilets

motorcyclenumptiness Fri 18-Dec-20 19:21:34

Google lockdownloo

olderthanyouthink Fri 18-Dec-20 19:26:47

The city of london had a few toilets, trains stations do too and then maybe some cafes and big stores

3rdNamechange Fri 18-Dec-20 19:28:42

Train stations , you will have to pay.

Ghostlyglow Fri 18-Dec-20 19:31:52


Train stations , you will have to pay.

Train station toilets in London are free, aren't they?

endofthelinefinally Fri 18-Dec-20 19:33:51

Not any more IME.

EatsFartsAndLeaves Fri 18-Dec-20 19:35:54

Aren't we suppose to avoid travelling to tier 3 areas?

unicornparty Fri 18-Dec-20 19:36:28

What are you going for? Nothing will be open.

ScalpHelp Fri 18-Dec-20 19:40:43

I do think it’s a dick move to travel into London for shopping at the moment, pandemic in mind. You can find everything you want online! And if it’s not online, it is really not worth travelling to tier 3 Oxford St over.

We have just come out of lockdown - no one wants round 3. Stay in your home area - London doesn’t want you right now.

Fizzgigg Fri 18-Dec-20 19:41:04

They were free in Charing Cross station a week ago.

ScalpHelp Fri 18-Dec-20 19:42:37

@Ghostlyglow if the toilets are behind ticket gates, you’ll need a ticket for entry.

tectonicplates Fri 18-Dec-20 19:42:54

@PoptartPoptart What venue are you going to exactly, and in what part of town? Nearest tube? It will make a difference to the answers.

PolarnOPirate Fri 18-Dec-20 19:44:19

We cancelled our weekend in London, should be there now. Xmas natural history museum 😭 so gutted.

LagneyandCasey Fri 18-Dec-20 19:48:19

Central London is huge. We need a more precise area.
Main line train stations and coach stations have decent toilets. Most are free now I think.
If the purpose of your visit essential?

Sennetti Fri 18-Dec-20 19:49:09

op says evening....shops will be shut

so what are you going for op?

PoptartPoptart Fri 18-Dec-20 19:56:15

Sorry, I should have said in my previous post... We are going into London so my son can take photographs for his GCSE photography portfolio. He needs street shots of London busses, taxi’s etc.
We plan to be outside at all times and not go into any shops or use public transport. We are literally going to walk the streets with his camera!
We also live in a tier 3 area and are only about a half hour drive away - it’s just that I have a weak bladder and I know I’ll need the loo at some point!

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PoptartPoptart Fri 18-Dec-20 19:58:08

We are parking at the end of Shaftesbury Avenue in a Q-Park car park. They usually have toilets in the car park but I’m worried they will be closed due to Covid

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Nikhedonia Fri 18-Dec-20 19:58:26

I think the UK is pretty awful for toilets at the best of times and would be even worse at the minute.

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