Middle Oaks Facilities Block at The Old Oaks

The grand opening of our fabulous new shower and facilities block took place on 11th July. The building incorporates the use of many eco-friendly and sustainable technologies.
  • IMG 7751  Seating in the courtyard and solar thermal tubes for storing hot water
  • DSCF5662  The courtyard is a great place to meet and chat but also provides a parking space for the less able
  • IMG 7752  The Old Oaks Team with the Mayor of Glastonbury
  • DSCF5610  Local photographer Jason Bryant gives instructions about where to stand for the press photo
  • DSCF5614  Ian Tucker, neighbour, owner of Glastonbury Spring Water and Mayor of Glastonbury giving a little speech with a few toilet related jokes!
  • DSCF5616  The Mayor declares Middle Oaks open
  • DSCF5620  On the right is Owen Tidball who was the very talented buider who oversaw the entire project. Terry Jackson, Owen's right hand man is on the left.
  • DSCF5621  The building crew
  • DSCF5624  Owner Jim White popping his cork
  • DSCF5628  Tara White, Manager, in charge of the bubbly. Is that a good idea?!
  • DSCF5630  Wardens Drew & Sue Hill enjoy the sunshine and a glass of the sparkly stuff
  • DSCF5634  The sunshine made a rare appearance on our opening day
  • DSCF5703  Wash basins in the ladies section
  • DSCF5699  A view of the ladies section
  • DSCF5636  The Mayor admires the building
  • DSCF5640  Old Oaks guests and staff sit in the courtyard
  • DSCF5642  The wheels in the courtyard are from an old hay rick from the farm
  • DSCF5647  Jim White, owner and Ian Tucker, Mayor of Glastonbury chat in the dishwashing area
  • DSCF5649  The builders and tradesmen enjoy a beer outside the unisex area
  • DSCF5652  Jim White and Ian Tucker
  • DSCF5653  Inside one of the 7 private unisex cubicles comprising toilet, shower, hand basin, light up mirror with shaver point, bin, 3 hooks, and hand drier
  • DSCF5654  Inside one of the 7 private unisex cubicles comprising toilet, shower, hand basin, light up mirror with shaver point, bin, 3 hooks, and hand drier
  • DSCF5655  Inside one of the 7 private unisex cubicles comprising toilet, shower, hand basin, light up mirror with shaver point, bin, 3 hooks, and hand drier
  • DSCF5709  The ladies make up area and vanity shelf with lots of mirror (one full length) and 4 power points for your own hair dryers, straighteners and tongs
  • DSCF5716  Jim, Sally, James and Tara White
  • DSCF5656  Inside the shower inside the private unisex room
  • DSCF5659  Look at that blue sky over the courtyard
  • DSCF5664  View of Middle Oaks from Top Oaks
  • DSCF5665  View of Middle Oaks from Top Oaks
  • DSCF5671  Jim White, owner enjoys day
  • DSCF5678  View of shower in the men's section
  • DSCF5679  Men's section
  • DSCF5680  Funky urinals
  • DSCF5681  Mens section
  • DSCF5685  Mens section - 3 toilets, 2 urinals, 3 showers, 3 basins, 1 hair dryer, 1 super cool high speed hand dryer
  • DSCF5690  Huge fully equipped accessible room
  • DSCF5692  Huge fully equipped accessible room
  • DSCF5691  Huge fully equipped accessible room
  • DSCF5696  Unisex shower room
  • DSCF5700  Ladies section comprises 5 toilets, 3 showers, 3 wash basins, 1 hair dryer (free), full length mirror, coat hooks, funky high speed dryer, vanity shelf with 4 mirrors and 4 power points
  • DSCF5708  Make up area
  • DSCF5711  Make up area
  • DSCF5713  Ladies section
  • DSCF5714  The White family
  • DSCF5726  4 dish washing sinks. Also in this room microwave and ice pack freezer.
  • DSCF5774  Shiny shiny
  • IMG 7754  The Whites, the Mayor and head wardens Tony & Debbie Stead pose for the press photo
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  • IMG 7759  It's open!
  • DSCF5741  The mens section
  • DSCF5742  The mens section
  • DSCF5745  Urinals
  • DSCF5746  Mens wash basins
  • DSCF5749  Mens section
  • DSCF5751  The large foyer will be a great place to meet and chat. Coming soon table, chairs and pictures.
  • DSCF5752  The foyer
  • DSCF5753  The foyer
  • DSCF5771  Unisex room have solid oaks doors
  • DSCF5755  View of Lower Oaks from Middle Oaks windows
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  • DSCF5764  Dishwashing area and laundry
  • DSCF5768  Unisex rooms
  • DSCF5776  Ladies section
  • DSCF5777  Ladies section
  • DSCF5778  Ladies
  • DSCF5784  Loads of natural light
  • IMG 7749  Middle Oaks is entirely faced in local stone
  • IMG 7760  Unisex room
  • IMG 7764  Laundry - single machine to be replaced with a second stacking dryer and washer. One set will be dedicated entirely to washing dog blankets and bedding.
  • IMG 7765  Jubilympic ironing board!
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  • IMG 7766  Huge fully equipped accessible room
  • IMG 7767  Accesssible shower
  • IMG 7771  Loads of natural light in the mens and ladies