PUBLIC AND OTHER TOILETS IN EASTBOURNE
INCLUDING WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE TOILETS & CHANGING PLACES
The Eastbourne Guide for Disabled People has maps of the town showing the public wheelchair accessible toilets. Guides are available from Eastbourne Visitor Centre. The maps can be found in the Guide pages on the website.
EASTBOURNE COMMUNITY TOILET SCHEME – (currently under review following Covid19)
Inclusive Eastbourne (formerly Eastbourne Design For All) launched a community toilet scheme in March 2015.
If you are a business or know of one that would like to be part of this scheme please get in touch firstname.lastname@example.org
CHANGING PLACES TOILET FACILITY
CHANGING PLACES toilet facility with hoist and bench can be found in The Beacon shopping centre operated by a radar key and on the Seafront by the Bandstand on the Middle Prom operated by Eastbourne Council. A key is available from the Seafront Office on Lower Prom or for further information on Changing Places and how to apply for a membership key on line see the Council’s website
Helpful extra local information – There is also Changing Places toilet facilities at:
Knockhatch Adventure Park, Hailsham ByPass, Hailsham BN27 3GD 01323 442051.
Drusillas Park, Alfriston Road, BN26 5QS 01323 874100
The Observatory Science Centre, Wartling Road, Herstmonceux, Hailsham, BN27 1RN Tel: 01323 832731. (There is no screen due to the lack of space but has bed and hoist)
Most wheelchair accessible toilets have RADAR locks, so ALWAYS carry your RADAR key!
Keys may be bought from:
Eastbourne Visitor Centre, Welcome Building Compton Street BN21 4BP.
Eastbourne Shopmobility, outside The Beacon shopping centre near Marks and Spencer.
Eastbourne Borough Council, Customer First Reception, 1 Grove Road.
Some of the local mobility shops sell them for example Proctor, Station Parade, Care & Co at Hilliers and Clearwell Mobility in Seaside.
Eastbourne Borough Council public toilets are open 7 am till dusk every day. Hyde Gardens toilets are open 8am-6pm daily, attended. The ones at the Pier and Bandstand are attended and have different opening times depending on the season April to October, November to April. See times below.
On occasions toilets have to be closed following misuse or for repairs and maintenance.
If you experience any problems with Eastbourne Borough Council public toilets report them to :
Customer First team 01323 410000.
Private toilets in shopping centres, cafes and shops are the responsibility of the owners any concerns or complaints should be addressed to them directly.
LIST OF PUBLIC WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE TOILETS:
Beachy Head, Main Car Park. BN20 7YA
LADIES, GENTS AND WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE.
Holywell, King Edwards Parade, Lower Promenade. BN20 7XB. LADIES, GENTS AND WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE.
Helen Gardens, King Edwards Parade, BN20 7XH. LADIES AND GENTS, WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE at rear of Pavilion on eastern side.
Wish Tower Slopes, King Edward Parade, BN21 4BY. Please note these public toilets are now permanently CLOSED nearest public toilets are at the Bandstand or The View Hotel is part of the Community Toilet Scheme. LADIES and GENTS. There are steps down to these toilets – nearest wheelchair toilet is at the Bandstand or Holywell.
Bandstand, Middle Promenade, BN21 3AD LADIES, GENTS AND WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE . For the CHANGING PLACES facility with hoist and bench contact seafront office or Eastbourne Visitor Centre in The Welcome Building for key requirements or application form on line.
Bandstand, Lower Promenade. WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE (Wish Tower side). These toilets are attended. Opened April to October 8am to 10pm; November to April LADIES & GENTS closed.
Pier, Lower Promenade, BN21 3EL. LADIES, GENTS AND WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE.
Toilets are attended. Open April to October 8am to 8pm; November to April 9am to 6pm.
The Redoubt Fortress, Royal Parade, BN22 7AQ. LADIES AND GENTS. WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE is attached to Bowling Pavilion, access from Treasure Island Car Park.
Fisherman’s Green, Royal Parade near Fisherman’s Club, BN22 7LH. LADIES, GENTS AND WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE.
Princes William Parade, Langney Point, BN23 6RT. Car park, access from promenade. LADIES, GENTS AND WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE.
The Waterfront (South Harbour), BN23 5UZ. Near the entrance to the pedestrian area
LADIES, GENTS AND WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE. Open 6am to 6pm daily.
PARKS AND RECREATION GROUNDS:
Old Town Recreation Ground, Longland Road, BN20 8HY. LADIES and GENTS
Gildredge Park and Manor Gardens, BN21 1HA. Entrances in Dittons Road, The Goffs and Compton Place Road. LADIES and GENTS near Dittons Road entrance.
Devonshire Park, College Road, BN21 4JJ. Tennis centre and courts. LADIES, GENTS AND 1 WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE off Congress Car Park (ONLY OPEN DURING EVENTS / TOURNAMENTS).
Hampden Park, BN22 9QR. Beside the café. LADIES, GENTS AND WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE.
Seaside Recreation Ground, Whitley Road, BN22 8JU. LADIES, GENTS AND WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE.
Princes Park, Royal Parade BN22 7LL. Outside Café. LADIES, GENTS AND WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE.
OTHER TOILETS IN TOWN CENTRE:
Hyde Gardens, BN21 4QA. By Tourist Information Centre. LADIES, GENTS AND WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE. Attended opened 8am to 6pm.
Junction Road, BN21 3QR. LADIES, GENTS outside on left side of multi-storey car park. The WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE toilet is permanently closed.
Railway Station, BN21 3QJ. Accessible toilet on concourse, staff have a Radar Key if needed. LADIES and GENTS only accessed via platform.
Eastbourne Library, Grove Road, BN21 4TL. 1 toilet / WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE on second floor, lift and platform lift.
The Beacon shopping centre, Terminus Road, BN21 3NW
2 WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE – Central Square inside centre & 1 CHANGING PLACE with full size bench and hoist. LADIES and GENTS by Tui Travel Agent.
Marks and Spencer, Greggs and Metro Bank have toilets have toilets.
OTHER MAIN STORES IN TERMINUS ROAD that have toilets are
Closs & Hamblin Fabrics LADIES and GENTS.
Many of the cafes and restaurants in the town will have toilet facilities but not always wheelchair accessible, please check beforehand.
MORE PUBLIC TOILETS
The Archery, Seaside BN22 7RR. LADIES, GENTS AND WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE.
Brassey Avenue, near Hampden Park railway crossing, BN22 9NH. LADIES, GENTS AND WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE.
Green Street, Old Town, LADIES and GENTS. WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE.
THE LARGE SUPERMARKETS
WAITROSE High Street, Old Town, BN21 1HR
TESCO Lottbridge Drove, TN22 9PD
SAINSBURY off Cross Level Way, BN22 9PW
MORRISONS Lottbridge Drove, BN23 6QL & ALDI Lottbridge Drove BN22 9AA
ASDA Crumbles Retail Park, BN23 6JH
All have GENTS, LADIES and/or WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE
OTHER STORES/PUBLIC PLACES WITH ACCESSIBLE TOILETS
Dunelm, Hampden Park, BN23 6QU.
Homebase, Lottbridge Drove, BN23 6QD.
Town Hall, Grove Road BN21 4UG
Eastbourne Customer Contact Centre, 1 Grove Road BN21 4TW
Updated March 2020.