Campaign Updates

stoma friendly

We are constantly reaching out and speaking to organisations, businesses and individuals in the UK to ensure that accessible toilet facilities across the UK meet the needs of people living with a stoma. Below you will find updates on some of the larger organisations we have been working with.

We’re are also working with supporters to organise petitions, share their stories and to speak out when they’ve experienced problems. On a local level supporters are ensuring that smaller businesses and organisations are making the required changes and using inclusive signage.

We’ll be making much more noise in 2023 as part of our Stoma Aware campaign, and with your help the list can keep on growing. If you’d like to help campaign for stoma friendly toilets contact us . We’d love to hear from you.


We’re delighted to report that all Butlins venues in the UK are now operating with stoma friendly toilets and signage.

Updates on Stoma Friendly organisations

The city of Nottingham made a clear statement of intent to be a stoma-friendly city in 2019, with both the Theatre Royal and Royal Concert Hall upgrading their accessible toilets. Nottingham City Council also provided stoma-friendly accessible toilets in all eight of their leisure centres.

Hastings, Great Dawley, Oswestry and Ellesmere councils also upgraded their facilities to meet our guidelines as did Medway Park Leisure centre, Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, West Yorkshire Police, The Grosvenor Chester, the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, the Lady Lever Art Gallery in Port Sunlight, The Deva experience, The new terminals at Manchester airport, and the Old Hereford Market shopping centre.

29th January 2018 – Salisbury becomes a Stoma Friendly City

6th November 2017- Sainsburys makes their accessible toilets stoma friendly

22nd August 2017 – Public toilet campaign celebrates success

5th May 2017 – West Bromwich Albion Joins ‘stoma friendly’ campaign

8th March 2017 – Home of Cricket’, Lord’s, joins ‘Stoma Friendly’ campaign

3rd March 2017 – Premier League Team, Stoke City FC, joins campaign against discrimination of ‘invisible’ illnesses

14th December 2016 – Marks and Spencer accessible toilet signage

24th October 2016 – Campaign update – What’s been happening

1st September 2016 – Voicing concern over closure of Pangbourne public toilets

12th August 2016 – Spectacular aquarium, The Deep endorsed as Stoma Friendly.

11th August 2016 – Association of Train Operating Companies recognises the needs of people with a stoma


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