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History of the WCLavatorial LinksHow the WC worksWords for the looAbout this site On this site:

 Chain of Events: a brief history of the WC

 Pull & Let Go: how the lavatory works

 By Any Other Name: it's a loo, a kharzi, a bog, a throne...


News items:

 Is the British Loo Down the Pan? (BBC News)

 Why spending a Pfennig is a dying art... (Irish Times)

 Westcountry PCs in crisis (BBC1 Politics Show)

 Hull's famous public conveniences (Hull City Council)

 Pop-up pissoirs in Westminster including an animated guide (Guardian)


Exhibitions:

 Water, Water, Everywhere- Sydney's historic public WCs.

 Flushed with Pride exhibition at the Gladstone Pottery Museum

 Flushed with Pride exhibition in Leicester


Manufacturers:

 Thomas Crapper & Co.

 Trent sanitaryware specifications

 Urilift Pop-up urinals- the new pissoir

 Danfo, a European manufacturer of modular public conveniences

 Wallgate automatic hand-wash units and anti-vandal lavatories


Other sites:

 Thunder, Flush & Thomas Crapper (A. Hart Davis)

 The BTA, the national organisation campaigning for better public conveniences

 Loo of the Year Awards

 WCs of the world in photographs

 Zero-gravity WC instructions from '2001- A Space Odyssey'

 Old advertising guidelines for taste & decency