Changing Places

Shot at Dawn

Visitors are advised that the Shot at Dawn Memorial will close to the public on Monday 6 May. The memorial will undergo restoration and will be closed for approximately six weeks whilst these works take place. Free Shot at Dawn Talks will continue to take place daily at 12.30pm and 1.30pm in the Millennium Chapel, please ask at the Welcome Desk for more information. Visit our Shot at Dawn Restoration Appeal to find out more and donate.

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Over 250,000 people in the UK need personal assistance to use the toilet or change continence products, including people with profound and multiple learning disabilities, spinal injuries and people living with stroke.


Changing Places toilets are larger facilities that have the right space and equipment to enable people who need assistance, to use the toilet safely, comfortably and with dignity.

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How To Access Our Changing Places Toilet

Our Changing Places Toilet is located in our Remembrance Centre, with level access, and can be accessed by a RADAR toilet key. You can borrow a key at the Welcome Desk if you haven’t got one of your own.

For those that wish to visit us just to make use of the Changing Places facility we are very happy to offer free parking for your visit, please mention that you wish to use Changing Places and our car park team will direct you to a convenient parking place.  You are, of course, very welcome to use our Restaurant and Shop during your time with us.

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Iconography illustrating the features of Changing Places Toilet at the National Memorial Arboretum
Logos of Department for Levelling up, housing and communities, and logo for muscular dystrophy UK

Changing Places Toilet

Installed thanks to grant funding provided by the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities with support from Lichfield District Council, in association with Muscular Dystrophy UK.