Public toilets in the Vale

The council provides public toilets at a number of locations in the Vale, listed below with opening times.

Permanent public toilets

Opening hours for public toilets in the Vale
Monday to Sunday
Manor Road, Wantage                                 8:30am - 6:00pm           
Portway Car Park, Wantage

8:00am - 6.30pm

Southampton Street Car Park, Faringdon 8:30am - 6:00pm
Chapel Way, Botley 8:00am - 6:00pm
Charter Car Park, Abingdon 8.30am - 6:00pm
Abbey Meadows, Abingdon * 8:00am - 6:00pm*

*The toilets at Abbey Meadows, Abingdon are only open all week during the summer, usually from the start of the Easter holidays to the end of September.  Otherwise they are closed Monday to Friday and only open at weekends. Currently they are completely closed for refurbishment. Work is due for completion by the New Year.  Alternative facilities are available. 

All the permanent public toilets have disabled access.

Cleanliness and how to make a complaint

These permanent toilet blocks are all cleaned regularly by contractors Healthmatic Ltd This link will take you to an external website... . To report a problem with the cleanliness of the toilets listed above, contact Healthmatic via:

  • 01249 822063 (office hours Monday-Friday 9am-5pm) or 01249 823143 (out of hours)
  • Redman Road, Porte Marsh Industrial Estate, Calne, Wiltshire, SN11 9PR

Accessible public toilets

There are accessible toilets (suitable for wheelchair users) at:


  • Charter (behind the multi-storey car park)
  • Abbey Meadows
  • Hales Meadow (temporary accessible portaloo)


  • Elms Parade


  • Southampton Street


  • Manor Road Park
  • Portway car park

All these toilets can be accessed using radar keys.  Keys are available from the council's reception in Abbey House, Abingdon and at 135 Eastern Avenue, Milton Park.

If finding a toilet in a hurry is a priority for you, then the bladder and bowel foundation may be able to help.

Follow this link to the bladder and bowel website about a 'just can't wait' toilet card which may help you gain access to a toilet quickly.

Last reviewed: 17 - 09 - 2018

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