Toilet facilities

Portable Toilet

Silverglades is “off grid” due to various natural landscape designations (AONB, SSSI, Limestone Preservation Order) and that will not change.  This means we can not provide flushable toilets.

A portable toilet is provided for users and is maintained by the committee. [As at July 2020, the portable toilet has been moved into a toilet tent due to coronavirus]


Thetford Porta Potti 165 Portable Toilet

Flushing the toilet

portable toilet use 1

(note that fewer than 3 flushes are usually needed, and ordinary toilet paper is OK)

portable toilet use 2
Lift the lid on your Model 165 Porta Potti and the use the toilet to collect waste as you would any household toilet. When finished, pull the blade handle out (green arrow) and close the lid. Press down on the bellows pump (blue arrows) to flush the toilet then push in the blade handle to close the valve.

Instructional video


Cleaning


User Manual

The complete manual has full details, including how to empty and where to obtain spare parts:

Click to download as pdf: Thetford Porta Potti 165 Portable Toilet


Alternatives to using the portable toilet

The nearest traditional WCs are at RSPB Leighton Moss, for the use of cafe users and RSPB members. If you use their facilities, please make a purchase in the shop or cafe. [As at June 2020, the visitor centre, shop, cafe, and toilets are closed due to coronavirus; the nearest toilets may be at Carnforth rail station or M6 services]


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