Washroom Standard

These Washroom Standards are intended for use in new buildings as well as in the refurbishment of existing buildings/rooms and acquired buildings.

The Washroom Standards are set out here to define the preferred spatial arrangements, designs and specifications for a range of different washroom types that will provide inclusive, well-functioning spaces that look good, are robust, easy to clean, easy to maintain and minimise energy usage.

This guide sets out the following:

  • Initial Design Considerations
  • Washroom Typologies:
  1. Single Sex Washrooms
  2. Gender-Neutral Washrooms
  3. Wheelchair Accessible Washrooms and Ambulant Disabled Person’s Cubicles
  4. Changing Places Toilets
  • Design Criteria
  • Washroom Standards and Specifications

Download the UCL Washroom Standard (.docx)

Last updated: Wednesday, January 11, 2023