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(11) WC and bathroom walls

Principle: Ensure future provision of grab rails is possible, to assist with independent use of WC and bathroom facilities.

Criterion 11 – WC and bathroom walls

Walls in all bathrooms and WC compartments should be capable of firm fixing and support for adaptations such as grab rails.


Required specification to achieve Criterion 11

Adequate fixing and support for grab rails should be available at any location on all walls, within a height band of 300mm – 1800mm from the floor.