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Charity centre toilets not updated in six years secure funding

PUBLISHED: 10:24 28 May 2019 | UPDATED: 11:03 28 May 2019

The Charles Burrell Centre in Thetford. Picture: Ian Burt

The Charles Burrell Centre in Thetford. Picture: Ian Burt

A Norfolk business centre is looking to improve its toilets to fit the needs of people who use charities on its site.

Terry Jermy who is chair of the board at Charles Burrell Centre. Picture: Conor MatchettTerry Jermy who is chair of the board at Charles Burrell Centre. Picture: Conor Matchett

The Charles Burrell Centre, in Thetford, is home to businesses and charities in the former high school on Staniforth Road.

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Opening in 2013 the toilets remained unchanged since its time as a school.

Following a grant from Power to Change, a branch of lottery funding, and on-going fundraising efforts, the centre is looking to redevelop its main toilets.

Chief executive of Charles Burrell Centre, Terry Jermy, said: "Our toilets have been in need of refurbishment for sometime. They've not changed since the days that the school was open and therefore the toilets are not designed for the various different groups of people that now use the building."

The charity has set aside £46,000 for the project and are inviting companies to submit proposals. For more information email darren@charlesburrellcentre.org.uk.

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