[Talk-GB] Great British Public Toilet Map

Philip Barnes phil at trigpoint.me.uk
Thu Nov 20 13:23:48 UTC 2014



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> On Thu Nov 20 2014 11:39:36 GMT+0000 (GMT), Ben Pollinger wrote:
> > Hello all,
> > 
> > The Great British Public Toilet Map [was launched yesterday] providing
> > details of over 8,000 public toilets in the UK including council
> > facilities, train stations, community toilet schemes as well as
> > shopping centres and libraries.
> > 
> > An alarming finding from the research by Royal College of Art Helen
> > Hamlyn Centre for Design, is just how few public toilets are now
> > available."
> > 
> > Article on launch (OSM not mentioned):
> > http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/nov/19/uk-public-toilets-mapped-wheres-your-nearest
> > 
> > Map (using OSM data and Mapnik layer):
> > http://greatbritishpublictoiletmap.rca.ac.uk/
Looking at the map locally I can see that access tags have been omitted,  those in Shrewsbury railway station are behind the ticket barriers hence should have been tagged as access = customers,  as should those inside a local national trust property.
 
Phil (trigpoint )


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