Anger over Cleethorpes Leisure Centre unisex changing rooms

The current changing rooms would be replaced with a unisex changing village under the plans

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Plans to create a unisex changing area as part of a leisure centre's £635,000 makeover will be reconsidered due to hundreds of objections.

Senior councillors will hold a special meeting next week to consider a 300-signature petition against the proposal for Cleethorpes Leisure Centre.

North East Lincolnshire Council said it would create a "family friendly layout".

But Janet Lorand, who started the petition, said the idea was "awful".

"I'd never even dreamt that they could do unisex toilets especially, it never entered my head," she said.

The new changing rooms would include cubicles with baby changing facilities and individual shower and changing cubicles.

The authority said the plans would be put to a panel and its recommendations would be discussed by the cabinet on Wednesday.

Work on the refurbishment, which has been part-funded by Sport England, is due to start later this year.

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