Flush of platinum pride for Doncaster's Lakeside Village facilities

Its outstanding baby changing facilities has won Doncaster's Lakeside village a national award '“ along with three others for its standards.

Wednesday, 19th December 2018, 11:26 am
Updated Wednesday, 19th December 2018, 11:33 am
L-R are Lyndsey Parry, deputy centre manager, Kris Brown , regional operations manager, Annie Covell, cleaning operative, Dave Avery, cleaning supervisor, Tina Mchale, cleaning operative, David Aunins, centre manager

The shopping outlet was given the title of UK winner of the best baby changing facilities, national winner for England, Market Sector award for Retail and was given an overall grade of Platinum for its facilities.

Lyndsey Parry, deputy centre manager for Lakeside Village said: 'We are absolutely thrilled to have been named UK winner for our baby changing facilities and to have been awarded Platinum status for our facilities.

'We have invested in our toilet, changing places and baby changing facilities and our cleaning team take great pride in ensuring that these facilities are second to none.

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'To be named best in the retail sector for our baby changing is wonderful, we are a family friendly centre and put a lot of effort into making our venue fantastic for families to visit.'

The facilities at Lakeside Village include a changing places facility, which means that anyone visiting the centre who cannot use standard access toilets can access the facilities they need in safety and comfort. It has more space and equipment including a height adjustable changing bench, sink and a hoist.

'We work with lots of different organisations to ensure that our centre is accessible for our shoppers and we have a quiet room that is also available for people if they need a space to take ten minutes out of the hustle bustle of shopping.

'We're very proud of these awards and we'll continue to look for ways to further improve our centre in 2019.'