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Good Loo Design Guide: Advice on WC Provision for Disabled People in Public Buildings

Author: Thorpe, S.
Type: Book
Year: 1988


This booklet focuses on the unisex WC which permits wheelchair users to manage independently or with assistance from a helper of the opposite sex. It clarifies and expands on the guidance in BS5810 code of practice for Access For The Disabled To Buildings and in Part M of the Building Regulations 1985. It also gives advice on alternative layouts that may be appropriate in certain circumstances, advises on distribution and addresses the problems presented by small buildings.

Further Details

Pages: 22 p.
Publish Location: London
Publisher: Centre On Environment For The Handicapped
ISBN/ISSN: 0 903976 20 X
Keywords: mobility, bathroom/toilet/lavatory, design, legislation compliance
Reads: 344