A suitable location for a public toilet near Baldwin St is
proving hard to find.
The Dunedin City Council and Northeast Valley residents have
been investigating possible sites for a public toilet
catering for visitors to the world's steepest street.
But the search had been unsuccessful, DCC city property
assistant manager Rhonda Abercrombie said.
The nearest public toilet was at Chingford Park, about 1km -
or a a 15-minute walk - from Baldwin St.
Another was outside New World supermarket at the Gardens,
about 1.6km from Baldwin St, and there were public toilets in
the Dunedin Botanic Garden.
''Finding suitable sites for public toilet facilities which
... don't have a major impact on local residents and
adjoining property owners is incredibly difficult,'' Mrs
Abercrombie said. The council would continue to work to find