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mrcrabst1ck
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Mar 2019 13 16:42

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Hi All,

is there a ratio for how many toilets/pans per children?

For example 50 to 1 toilet?

Thanks.

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Mar 2019 13 17:40

Re: toilets

This mentions toilets, but only provides guidance on the number required.

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.u ... emises.pdf

I'm fairly sure there is a specific ratio in Nursery buildings, as this came up when ours was being built, but I can't remember what the ratio was.

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Mar 2019 14 07:54

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We have the LEA do a school suitability inspection about every five years and this is one of the things they check. I don't know the ratio but if you contact your property department cu County they should know.
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Mar 2019 14 08:27

Re: toilets

Some info I have is 1 for every 10 children under the age of 5 or at a special school and 1 for every 20 children over 5

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Mar 2019 14 09:14

Re: toilets

WC Requirements -
Nursery 3-5 years = 1 per every 10
Primary 4 - 11 years = 1 per every 10 under 5 yrs and then 1 per every 15 up to 11 years
Secondary 11+ years = 1 per every 20

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Mar 2019 14 10:25

Re: toilets

Hedgehog wrote:
Thu, 14th Mar 2019, 9:14am
WC Requirements -
Nursery 3-5 years = 1 per every 10
Primary 4 - 11 years = 1 per every 10 under 5 yrs and then 1 per every 15 up to 11 years
Secondary 11+ years = 1 per every 20
Are you sure? I thought I saw a document recently that put 1 per 20 for 5 - 11 year olds. Could be worng though.

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Mar 2019 14 10:28

Re: toilets

Believe its 1 cubicle for every 20 students.

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Mar 2019 15 18:44

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Yes there does seem to be conflicting information. Found this of the Dfe site so I would probably go with this one -:

The regulations do not set the minimum number of fittings to be provided in relation to the
ages and numbers of pupils. Generally the needs of younger pupils are likely to be
greater than those for older ones. So, for example, a provision of one toilet and
washbasin for every ten pupils under 5 years old would be adequate, while that ratio
could be doubled for pupils aged 5-11 to one toilet and washbasin for every 20 pupils.
For pupils over 11 one toilet per 20 pupils would be sufficient, but there is scope to
reduce the number of washbasins where the washing facilities are shared.

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