A TOILET block located in a car park in Corwen is to close temporarily while refurbishment work takes place.

The revamp is part of a wider project to improve the facilities at Green Lane car park which has been funded through the UK Government’s Levelling Up Fund.

Improvement works will see a dementia friendly cubicle created and the introduction of contactless payments to be able to access the toilets.

A spokesperson for Denbighshire County Council said: "Temporary toilets will be in place at no cost throughout the construction period.

"Some of the improvements that visitors can expect following the refurbishment include a dementia friendly cubicle, which is being funded by a grant from the Welsh Government’s Brilliant Basics fund, and the introduction of contactless payments to be able to access the toilets.

"The council is pleased to see that the construction work for these much-needed improvements to the toilet block at Green Lane car park are now taking place. Once completed, this will bring the Levelling Up project to improve facilities at Green Lane car park to a close."

Corwen Town Council will take over the management of the facility from Denbighshire County Council when the upgrade is complete.

The spokesperson added: "There is no doubt that the improvements that have been made to the site will provide long-term benefits for both locals and visitors alike to the town, and the council would like to take this opportunity to thank Corwen Town Council for agreeing to manage the toilet block following the refurbishment."

In October 2021, Denbighshire County Council secured investment from round one of the Levelling Up fund through a joint application with Wrexham County Borough Council for the Clwyd South Constituency.

A total of £3.8 million was allocated to Denbighshire to invest in the communities of Llangollen, Llantysilio, Corwen and surrounding areas.

The application was supported by Simon Baynes MP.

The toilet block will be closed for refurbishment until July 12.