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What building regulations are

The building regulations are minimum standards for the design and construction of, or alterations to, virtually every building. They contain a list of requirements providing standards for construction and energy efficiency whilst taking into account the health and safety and needs of building occupants.

Heaters and towel rails

When it comes to keeping your bathroom warm, central heating is possibly the safest option. However an electric heater can be used as long as it is fitted a safe distance from the bath or shower.

What are bathroom building regulations?

Building regulations for your bathroom lay out minimum sizes for a safe and practical bathroom. This includes the spaces between your bathroom fittings. Before planning your new bathroom, you should speak to your local authority and gather the full details.

This will actually help you plan out a new bathroom that will be usable and legal.