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As more people are using the heath. When will the toilets at the heath be reopened as the only toilets open are tesco and the garage thank you
We are in the process of getting the toilets ready for opening and they will be reopen once it is safe to do so.
providing they are cleaned regularly it is safe now, Bognor Regis do not have any problem!
We are currently conducting a risk assessment to see if they can be opened safely.
Hello, I am hoping to do a sd picnic next fri (17th July), I notice the kiosk is open, but can you confirm if the toilets are or will be please?
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Is stand up and paddle boarding allowed on the lake at present? If so, do I need a boating licence?
Paddle Boarding is not permitted on the lake at any time.
Is the heath hiring out rowing boats at the moment or is it private boating only?
Just private boating at the moment with a valid boating licence.
Hello, is there an accessible toilet open at Petersfield Heath?
Not at present.
Please get the toilets open at the heath! The play are is open the cafe is doing takeaways the boating is open .. today it was busy but no toilet facilities??! Why not!!!!?
Please see our previous response.
It is my birthday on Sunday 5th July and would very much like to have picnic at petersfield lake. Is it open to the public?
Yes, Petersfield Heath is open to the public. We would be grateful if you could take rubbish home with you or use the bins provided. Happy Birthday! 🙂
Rather belated pandemic measures of pedestrian distancing given priority over car parking. They are nonetheless welcome.
Those with disabilities face no changes.
Please could you update us on the toilets and if they are now open please?
13 July 2020
Unfortunately environmental health officers and our own health and safety consultants are not yet satisfied that it is safe for us to reopen the toilets. We are trying to reach a resolution.
Great to see some encouragement for more cycling into the town.
I hope cyclist will stick to the rules and cycle on the roads and cycle paths. Not on pavements. Obey the traffic lights and other laws which apply to those on wheels. I have noticed in the past that cyclists are totally lawless…..Pedestrians are being over looked. Where do they walk?
Are the toilets open please.
Currently we are having difficulty in coming up with a regime for managing and maintain the facilities there that EHDC Environmental Health officers are happy with. A solution is still being worked on but the resource being sought by Environmental Health is significantly greater than we have provided hitherto and is representing quite a challenge. It is not being helped by the age and nature of the facilities themselves either as they are due for a significant refurbishment in the not too distant future. We will notify the public if there is any change. Thank you.
A good friend who will be deeply missed. John L.
In the interest of public hygiene now that so many more people are visiting the Heath and its pond and with many more children using the play reas I strongly advise you to get your act together and reopen the toilets by the cafe.
Frankly this ought to have been done rather the time other councils opened theirs which was at least 10 days ago.
Why are you being so dilatory?
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We have responded.
And what was the response? We are hoping to bring my 93 year old Mum (who hasn’t been out for 4 months) to the heath this weekend but she will need a toilet.
Environmental Health have yet to give us their decision so if this is going to be an issue for your mother then I would advise waiting until the situation changes. Thank you.
Hi, when will the public toilets be open at the Heath lake please?
Environmental Health are not yet satisfied that they can be reopened covid-safely. We are working with them on this to try and find a solution. We will announce as soon as the situation changes.
George had great warmth and presence and will be sadly missed by this newbie councillor. He will stand out in my memory as an exemplar of kindness and commitment to the local community.
Hi – tried to send a response but not sure if it posted. I was wondering what the reply was to the above post as we are hoping to come to the heath at the weekend with my 93 year old Mum who will need a toilet. My e-mail is firstname.lastname@example.org
Hi Kat, I believe we responded by email. Just to confirm that the Heath toilets have now reopened.
Are the toilets at the pond open or closed. What are all the children doing for toilet facilities and the customers of the cafe?
Please see previous response.
hi looking to have a family picnic at peterfield lake/ heath and wondered if toilets would be reopened by middle august?
Hi Amy, the toilets at the Heath were reopened at the weekend.
Hi, is there any update on the toilet situation? When I went 3 weeks ago it was only the disabled toilet open, wiring for 10-15 mins and no toilet paper or paper towels of anything and the toilet was not clean
Hi Tracy, the Heath toilets opened at the weekend for the first time to the public since lock-down. The delay was was due to trying to find a covid-cleaning regime to satisfy environmental health.
how do we sign up to this?
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Is The Festival Hall Covid-secure, so it can be hired please?
We would invite you to email our Halls Manager email@example.com for more guidance on this.
Reduction in the number of Egyptian geese is a priority. Indeed removal may be best. Cessation of the sale of “duck food” is must. There are too many rats.
The idea of cattle grazing is good, but the would need to fenced in. Would the public know to respond ,dogs and children.
It is an exceptional asset and management is essential. Good luck in getting the plan accepted.
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Hi, are the toilets currently open?
All amenities have remained open during this second period of restrictions.