29 Dec '13, 12pm

Mock Tudor Derelict Clapton toilets. I have just added more pics to the derelict toilets page h…

Craig writes to Derelict London: "a popular toilet was Notting Hill Gate. In the rush hours, it was standing room only! It was very popular with married men and other ' straights' looking for a fumble on the way home.Today, there are very few public toilets left which is a shame. Not only did they prevent the incidences of people using shop doorways as toilets, they did provide an opportunity for gay men to find others like themselves long before gay bars. Public toilets are not a very photogenic subject, unless you are Verity Lambert, who wrote a very good book on the subject praising the architecture of such places. but they did fulfill a useful role for lonely men and the police who were happy to spend hours, if not days, spying on the activities through holes drilled into the lock up doors or from empty council flats opposite. Lambeth Council was quite happy to allow t...

Full article: http://www.derelictlondon.com/toilets.html

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