London’s long-term lav affair ( BBC report)

London is home to many fine and famous firsts: the first one-way street; the first commercially made jigsaw puzzle; the first sale of a banana in Britain – and the first public flush toilets.

The provision of lavatories has always been about more than simply somewhere to do one’s business. For women in particular, to have access to a toilet outside of the home was something that had to be fought for – both in terms of public facilities and also in many workplaces.

Please read on in this interesting and informative BBC article.

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January 19, 2022 12:35 pm

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