RADAR keys for accessible toilets

Coronavirus (COVID-19): change to service

On advice from the government regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19)some public toilets have been reopened across Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole.

See further information about changes to services.

The National Key Scheme operated by the Royal Association for Disability Rights provides access to 9000 locked public toilets for disabled people around the UK.

Eligibility for a RADAR key

The key can be purchased for £3.75 by anyone with a permanent disability. You'll need to provide evidence to support this.

How to get a RADAR key

Keys can be purchased in person or by someone on your behalf at:

If someone is coming on your behalf, they will need to bring your evidence with them to show that they are acting for you.


Examples of suitable evidence include:

  • Blue Badge for disabled parking
  • a hospital/GP letter
  • any letter referring to the payment of Disability Living Allowance or another disability benefit

RADAR key toilet locations

Once purchased the key can be used around the country, for as long as you require it, wherever the RADAR symbol is displayed.

Page last updated: 12 May 2020
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