‘You get paid £163,000. At least give us some toilets.’

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A PENSIONER is due to be on BBC Three Counties Radio at 2pm today to demand that toilets are installed at Berkhamsted Castle.

John Waller, 69, of Cobb Road, Berkhamsted, says that English Heritage, which owns the site, pays £163,000 per year to its chief executive Simon Thurley.

His deputy Keith Harrison gets £132,000 a year, John said, and the quango has just spent £8,000 on a sandcastle building competition.

John said: “I am sure mums, dads and grandparents who take their children to Berkhamsted Castle and find there are no toilets will be pleased to hear this.

“English Heritage say they do not have the cash to provide them.”

John said the group will receive £92m from the taxpayer in 2014.

English Heritage, which owns more than 400 properties, said there have been cuts to its funding in recent years.

A spokesman said: “It is crucial that we spend our money in a careful manner.”

He said there are other public toilets near the castle, and said the group’s free and unstaffed sites are not provided with public toilets.