Jun 27, 2017 Last Updated 3:06 PM, Jun 22, 2017
Over the past two years, £12 million has been invested into Ysgol Gyfun Ystalyfera secondary school in Neath Port Talbot. A three storey teaching block has been built, providing state of the art classrooms for the 11-19 year old pupils.
Education and Resources for Improving Childhood Continence (ERIC) highlights the importance of the quality of school toilets, which have an undeniable impact on pupils’ health, education and happiness.
According to The Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL), the Education (School Premises) Regulations stipulate that there should be at least 1 toilet for every 10 pupils under 5 years old and 1 for every 20 pupils over that age.
Architects and designers could be exposing their clients to risk of breaking the law if they do not include a specific type of accessible toilet in new build or refurbishment projects.
With the continuing emphasis on giving people the ability to remain in their homes for as long as possible, housebuilders are being offered a new resource to create lifetime homes-friendly bathrooms.
In this article, Mark Fielding, Regional Manager for Portaloo, part of the Portakabin Group, provides some practical advice for the specification of accessible toilets.

Making a splash

At the heart of Burdett Estates community is Stebon Primary School, serving its local community and surrounding areas. Stebon Primary is a multi-faith, multi-cultural, multi-lingual school, with its pupils and staff hailing from over 20 different countries.
If we think back to our school days I think we can all remember a time when we were afraid to visit the loo.
If we think back to our school days I think we can all remember a time when we were afraid to visit the loo.
5 Key Steps to Successful Washroom Specification Amwell Systems are proud to announce that we have a brand new RIBA approved CPD for the New Year. We are committed to providing the industry with the most up to date information and advice on specifying washrooms…
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