Prestwick toilets let you broadsheet in peace

As upmarket Scottish golf club Prestwick redesigns its toilets – last refurbished in 1882 – the official line is that the wider cubicles will enable golfing punters to read broadsheet newspapers ‘in comfort’ as they while away the hours.

Closer inspection of a club memo expands on this: ‘The importance of this [redesign] is recognised, but it is not planned to supply reading material at this stage.’

The real reason, according to club chairman Colin MacGregor, is that ‘some members are large and several of them said when we did the refurbishment they wanted plenty of room.’

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