A Bridport pub has won acclaim for the quality and standard of its toilets in the Loo of the Year Awards 2023.

The Greyhound in East Street, owned by Wetherspoon, has been awarded a platinum rating by inspectors from the company.

The awards are aimed at highlighting and improving standards of ‘away from home’ toilet provisions across the UK.

Inspectors made unannounced visits to thousands of pubs across the country in order to judge them.

All the toilets are graded from silver, gold, platinum, platinum plus, *or diamond. Unacceptable standards of toilets were not graded.

The toilets are judged against a numerous criteria, including appearance, cleanliness, accessibility, hand-washing/drying equipment and maintenance.

Pub manager, Nadine Lane said: “We are delighted with the award.  Staff at the pub ensure the toilets are in excellent condition at all times and it is great that this has been recognised by the inspectors."

The Loo of the Year Awards 2023 managing director, Becky Wall, said: "The toilets at The Greyhound have been designed and fitted out to a very high standard and are both clean and well maintained.

"The pub deserves its platinum award,” she added.