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Use our interactive toilet map to find accessible toilets, baby changing facilities, night-time urinals and community toilets​​​​​​​​​​​

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Toilet facilities in the City of London

Attended toilets

Attended toilets are open during the following periods

  • Monday to Friday 8am-8pm
  • Saturday and Sunday 9am-7pm

The Royal Exchange and Eastcheap toilets are closed at weekends.

Note: 50p charge except RADAR key holders. Change machines are available.


  • Eastcheap - in the island at the junction of Eastcheap, King William Street and Gracechurch Street.
  • Paternoster - in the Paternoster Square development near to St Paul's Chapter House.
  • Royal Exchange - in the subway outside the entrance to Royal Exchange.
  • Tower Hill - in the Tower Place development opposite the Tower of London.​

Accessible attended toilets

  • Tower Hill
  • Paternoster

These public toilets have accessible cubicles but can only be reached via stairs:

  • Eastcheap
  • Royal Exchange

Automatic public toilets

These automatic toilets are available 24 hours a day.
The charge is 20p except at Tower Place and Monument Pavilion where the charge is 50p.

  • Aldermanbury - between Gresham Street and Love Lane
  • Charterhouse Street - near the junction with Holborn Circus
  • Harrow Place - near the junction with Middlesex Street
  • Long Lane - near the junction with Aldersgate Street
  • Monument Pavilion - near the junction of Monument Street with Pudding Lane
  • St Paul's Walk - on river side walkway near White Lion Hill
  • Tower Place - Tower Place Development opposite Tower of London
  • Watermark Place - river end of All Hallows Lane

Accessible toilets

These toilets are available 24 hours a day using the National Key Operated Scheme (RADAR key) or money.

  • Long Lane
  • Monument Pavilion
  • Tower Place and
  • Watermark Place
  • Aldermanbury

There is a Changing Places facility in the Camera Cafe at the Barbican Centre's Cinema 2 and 3 on Beech Street EC2Y 8AE. It is open when the cafe's is open.

  • Monday - Friday: 8am-10.30pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: 10am-10.30pm
  • Bank holidays: 10am-10.30pm

The facility includes a height adjustable bench, tracking hoist system, a centrally placed toilet, a height adjustable basin and a shower and is for people who cannot use standard accessible toilets such as those with profound and multiple learning disabilities as well as many other disabled people who need personal assistance to use the toilet.

Visit the Changing Places website for more information.

Baby changing facilities

The following public toilets have baby changing facilities:

  • Eastcheap
  • Paternoster
  • Royal Exchange
  • Tower Hill

Use the red icons on the interactive toilet map to find them.

Some Community Toilet Scheme members also offer baby change facilities. Use the blue icons on the interactive toilet map for these.​

Night-time urinals

Urilifts are urinals which address the problem of night-time street urination. They are stored below ground during the day and are raised in the evening.

  • Bishopsgate – adjacent to the Bishopsgate toilet near the junction of Bishopsgate and Middlesex Street.
  • Charterhouse Street – at the junction with East Poultry Avenue.
  • Cornhill – at the rear of the Royal Exchange at the junction of Royal Exchange Buildings and Cornhill.
  • Watling Street – near junction with Queen Victoria Street.

Community Toilet Scheme

75 local businesses have signed up to the City's Community Toilet Scheme. These businesses provide the public with free access to their toilets during their normal trading hours. You will see a sign in the window giving details of their facilities.

View our interactive toilet map and click on the blue icons to show details of members.

Contact us

​If you wish to comment on the public toilets provided by the City of London please email the team or telephone 020 7606 3110.

Report a toilet fault at Fault Reporting.