Here are recommended toilet cubicle sizes and dimensions.

To view the cubicle height guide Click Here


There is also a printable version of the guidelines available

Click Here to view PDF version

Size guide for a standard toilet cubicle

Standard Toilet Cubicle


All standard toilet cubicles must now have a minimum of 450mm diameter manoeuvring space within the cubicle.


Indicator-bolts must be capable of being operated with a closed fist - and doors must also allow for emergency access should a pupil collapse and become trapped in the cubicle - blocking the door from opening.

Ambulant Disabled


Every same-sex washroom must have at least one wc cubicle that is suitable for the ambulant disabled.


If there is only one cubicle in the washroom then this must be suitable for an ambulant disabled person.


The ambulant disabled cubicle must include an outward opening door.

Enlarged cubicle size guide

Enlarged WC


Where 4 or more cubicles are provided in a washroom, one of these must be an enlarged cubicle.


Enlarged cubicles must be a minimum width of 1200mm and include an outward opening door.


A horizontal and vertical grab rail set is required around the WC.

wheelchair Accessible Cubicle

Wheelchair Accessible


The wheelchair accessible layout has been modified to accommodate an overall toilet cubicle length of 2220mm (previously 2000mm).


The door opening needs to be 900mm with a 950mm (wide) outward opening door.