From BBC News.
Large accessible toilets for severely disabled people – known as Changing Places – will be made compulsory for new buildings in England from 2021.
Shopping centres, supermarkets, sports and arts venues will be required to include at least one Changing Place, a government spokesman said.
The facilities include hoists, changing benches and space for carers.
Campaigner Zack Kerr said the announcement was “nothing short of life changing”.
A government spokesman said there were more than 1,400 Changing Places toilets in the UK, compared with 140 in 2007, but more were needed to support about 250,000 severely disabled people.
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