Health Building Note 00-02: Sanitary spaces

Department of Health guidance on designing bathrooms, shower rooms, changing areas and WCs in healthcare settings.

Although intended for healthcare settings some elements can equally apply to design of housing with care

Health building note gives:

  • Best practice guidance on the design and planning of new healthcare buildings and on the adaptation/extension of existing facilities.
  • Information to support the briefing and design processes for individual projects in the NHS building programme. The illustrations show how much space is required for specific tasks.