Measurements of things

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Space measurements

Floor to ceiling height

Measurements from the existing floor to the existing ceiling. This will change when we overboard the ceiling and if we put anything down on the floor.

  • Gents: 282cm
  • Ladies: 292cm

Cistern room brickwork

  • Central doorway between sides: 150cm
    • Could be 156cm if some brick edges are cut back
    • Brick edges have been trimmed back. Needs measuring again
  • Wall thickness: 23.5cm
  • Cupboard area width (wall to wall): 115cm
  • Cupboard area depth (central doorway to back wall): 187cm (could change, as above)
  • Central doorway to front wall: 185cm

External doorways

  • Gents: brickwork width: 124.5cm x 217cm, door width: 114.5cm
  • Ladies: brickwork: 125cm x 229cm (width is +/- 0.5cm across the height of the doorway) door: 114.5cm

Disabled toilets

  • Gents
    • Top of existing wall to unboarded ceiling: 68cm
    • Length of existing wall: 214cm
    • Max width of stud wall above doorway: 120cm
  • Ladies
    • Top of existing wall to unboarded ceiling: 82cm
    • Length of existing wall: 216cm
    • Max width of stud wall above doorway: 120cm


  • Divider wall: 150cm
  • Back wall: 175cm
  • Distance back wall to water pipe (inclusive): 85cm
  • Untiled floor under electricity meter: 56 x 20cm
  • Meter/fusebox minimum boxing in: 69 x 13 x 148cm (excludes double socket under fusebox)
  • Meter/fusebox/water pipe boxing including covering untiled floor: 90 x 20 x 148cm

  • Wombled cabinet doors:
    • Three of: 495x720mm
    • Two of: 545x705mm
    • One of: 600x705mm


This section originally recorded the size of the window panes, so we could reglaze the old windows with some spare polycarbonate. Instead, we have had the windows replaced with some lovely double-glazed units.

For reference, the approximate frame sizes are 69x69cm for the small windows, and 69x210cm for the large ones.

There are 4 large windows and 12 small ones. Of the small ones, two open (one each side of the building, at the back).

Pane size (ie, the glass you can see through, not the size of the sealed unit), for privacy film or similar:

  • Small openable window: 474 x 474 mm
  • Small, non-openable window: 568 x 568 mm
  • Large window: nnn x 568 mm

The glass is double-glazed laminated security glass.

Cistern room ceiling

Distance between rearmost joist at front and frontmost joist at rear: ~280cm (~9'2")

New loft hatch

80cm deep, 180cm wide. Size will be reduced ~40mm in each dimension by casing (depending on thickness of casing wood).