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6.9 Toilets for ambulant disabled people

In storeys inaccessible to wheelchair users, provide at least one toilet accessible to ambulant disabled people within any block of toilets. When not intended to be wheelchair accessible, the toilet cubicle should be at least 1500mm deep and 800mm wide.

Section

Diagram showing side elevation in a toilet suitable for ambulant disabled people. The height of the top of the seat from floor level is 450mm. Horizontal and vertical support rails are indicated.

Plan

Diagram showing the plan view of a toilet suitable for ambulant disabled people. The door is shown opening outwards. Internally the cubicle is 800mm wide by 1500mm deep. The horizontal support rails are shown to start approximately 400mm from the back wall and be a minimum of 500mm long. At the end of the horizontal support rail a vertical support rail is shown as being located 200mm from the end of the toilet seat when measure horizontally out towards the door.

Toilets, Toilets for wheelchair Users (additional requirements), Design criteria for wheelchair accessible WC, Diagrams for a wheelchair accessible WC

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