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Covid-19 update: Public toilets remain open and are being cleaned regularly throughout the day. We urge people to follow social distancing guidelines when queuing.

Council-owned public toilets with facilities for disabled persons

Bourne Park Gardens, Bourne Park
Ipswich IP2 8LF
Chantry Park
Ipswich IP2 0BJ
Christchurch Park
Westerfield Road, Ipswich IP4 2UJ
Christchurch Park (Reg Driver Visitors Centre)
Ipswich IP4 2EE
Christchurch Park (Upper Arboretum)
Henley Road, Ipswich IP1 3SH
Holywells Park
Ipswich IP3 8EJ
Ipswich Crematorium
Cemetery Lane, Ipswich IP4 2TQ
Lawn Cemetery
Cemetery Lane, Ipswich IP4 2TQ
Major's Corner
Ipswich IP4 2AS
Millenium Cemetery
Tuddenham Road, Ipswich IP4 3QH
Old Cemetery
Cemetery Road, Ipswich IP4 4AL

Council-owned public toilets

Castle Hill Recreation Ground
Elmcroft Road, Ipswich IP1 6NE
Dumbarton Road Recreation Ground
Dumbarton Road, Ipswich IP4 3JN
Murray Park
Murray Road, Ipswich IP3 9AH
Whitehouse Park
Norwich Road, Ipswich IP1 6JY

Opening times

Major's Corner

The men's toilets are currently closed for emergency repairs. The disabled toilet has been opened for use while we work to resolve the issue.

Opening times:

  • 7:30am - 6pm, Monday to Saturday
  • 10am - 4pm, Sunday and Bank Holidays

To allow for deep cleaning to take place the toilet will close 10 minutes early.

Cemetery toilets

Lawn Cemetery

Opening times:

  • 10am - 4pm, Monday to Sunday

To allow for deep cleaning to take place the toilet will close promptly at 4pm, with no admittance after 3:55pm.

Millennium Cemetery

Opening times:

  • 10am - 4pm, Monday to Sunday

To allow for deep cleaning to take place the toilet will close promptly at 4pm, with no admittance after 3:55pm.

Ipswich Crematorium

These toilets are currently open for attendees only.

Old Cemetery

Opening times:

  • 7:30am – 4pm, Monday to Friday

To allow for deep cleaning to take place the toilet will close promptly at 4pm, with no admittance after 3:55pm.

Park toilets

Christchurch Park (near kiosk)

Opening times:

  • 11am - 5pm, Monday to Friday
  • 11am - 7pm, Saturday and Sunday

To allow for deep cleaning to take place the toilet will close promptly at 5pm on weekdays and 7pm on weekends, with no admittance after 4:55pm (weekdays) and 6:55pm (weekends).

All other Christchurch Park toilets open at 8:00am every day. Closing times vary according to the season.

Holywells Park (Stable Block)

Opening times:

  • 10am - 5pm, Monday to Sunday

To allow for deep cleaning to take place the toilet will close promptly at 5pm, with no admittance after 4:55pm.

Other park toilets

All other park toilets open at 8am Monday to Friday and 9:30am Sunday.

The toilets at Alexandra Park and Christchurch Park (Arc Facilities, Lower Arboretum)are currently closed.

Closing times vary according to the season.

MonthDateToilets lock at
January5th14:45
19th15:00
February2nd15:15
16th15:45
March1st16:00
8th16:15
22nd 16:45
29th17:45
April5th18:15
19th18:45
May3rd19:00
17th19:15
31st19:30
June19:30
July19:30
August2nd19:15
16th18:45
30th18:15
September 13th17:45
27th17:15
October11th16:45
18th16:15
25th15:15
November1st14:45
December14:45

In the event that park toilets are locked during the above times or to report defects, cleanliness issues or vandalism please ring 01473 432132.

The disabled persons toilets in our parks require a RADAR key which can be used throughout the country wherever the RADAR National Key Scheme operates.

RADAR keys for access to disabled facilities

The RADAR National Key Scheme (NKS) provides special keys to access locked disabled toilets across the UK.

In Ipswich, RADAR keys are available to buy online. They cost £3.50.

Keys can be collected from Shopmobility at the Buttermarket Shopping Centre.

To buy a key:

  • Complete the online form or contact us on 01473 258070
  • Once your purchase has been processed you will receive a confirmation email
  • Show this to Shopmobility staff and they will give you a key

Please note that we are unable to take cash payments.

Contact Details

Ipswich Borough Council,
Grafton House,
15-17 Russell Road,
Ipswich,
IP1 2DE

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01473 432000