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BS 6465-4-2010 sanitary installations part 4: code of practice for the provision of public toilets

Standard Number:  BS 6465-4-2010
Title:  sanitary installations part 4: code of practice for the provision of public toilets
Language:  English
Replacing Standard:  10/30177388 DC

Publication Date:  2010/11/30
Execute Date:  2010/11/30
Adopted International Standard:  BS 6465-1, BS 6465-2, BS 6465-3:2006, BS 7958, BS 8300, BS EN 1036-1, BS EN 1036-2, BS 6700, BS 8501, BS EN 356, BS EN 806, Public Health Act 1936, Sex Discrimination Act 1975 (Amendment) Regulations 2007, Town and Country Planning Act 1990, Local Authorities (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1972, Equality Act 2010, Building Regulations 2000 Approved Document M, 2009, Scottish Building Standards Technical Handbook - Non-domestic, 2009, Building Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2000 Technical Booklet R, 2006, Building Regulations 2010, Building (Scotland) Regulations 2004, Building Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2000, Building Regulations 2000 Approved Document G, 2010, Building Regulations 2000 Approved Document H, 2002, Building Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1990 Technical Booklet P, 1994, Building Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1990 Technical Booklet N, 1990, Public Lavatories Turnstiles Act 1963, Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992, Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations 1999, CIBSE Code for lighting, 2009
Status:  Current
Publisher:  British Standards
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Number of Pages:64  

Preface:Sanitary appliances, Installation, Public lavatories, Design, Physical planning, Street furniture, Shopping centres, Urinals, Automatic, Aids for the disabled, Disabled people, Infants, Sanitary facilities, Siting, Research, Dimensional space requirements, Layout, WC compartments, Flushing cisterns, Wash-basins, Hand driers, Local government organizations, Management, Cleaning, Maintenance, Lighting systems, Security  
Description:This part of BS 6465 gives recommendations on the location, numbers, siting, design and management of public toilets. It is applicable to the provision of new facilities and to the retention and refurbishment of existing facilities. This standard is applicable to the following types of public toilet facilities: a) municipal public on-street toilets; b) off-street publicly available toilets (e.g. in shopping malls); c) automatic public conveniences (APCs); d) street urinals; e) facilities for disabled people, from the point of view of scale of provision and location; f) baby changing and ancillary toilet facilities.  
Overview: BS 6465-4:2010 Sanitary installations. Code of practice for the provision of public toiletsThis part of BS 6465 provides recommendations and guidance intended for those responsible for the surveying, assessing, planning, commissioning, designing, managing and use of public toilets. The recommendations and guidance in this standard are intended to cover public toilet provision for the full range of users and in all locations including towns and cities, rural areas and villages and in relation to main transport routes and termini.The recommendations in this part of BS 6465 are applicable to new public toilet installations. They are also applicable to the upgrading of existing public toilets. However, it is accepted that it might not be possible to upgrade existing toilets to be in accordance with all the recommendations in this standard, for example for physical or economic reasons.It is important to note that it is not intended that any public toilet be closed just because it is not entirely in accordance with this standard, as any public toilet provision is considered to be better than none.This part of BS 6465 gives recommendations on the location, numbers, sitting, design and management of public toilets. It is applicable to the provision of new facilities and to the retention and refurbishment of existing facilities.This standard is applicable to the following types of public toilet facilities:? Municipal public on-street toilets? Off-street publicly available toilets (e.g. in shopping malls)? Automatic public conveniences (APCs)? Street urinals? Facilities for disabled people, from the point of view of scale of provision and location? Baby changing and ancillary toilet facilities.Contents of BS 6465-4:ForewordIntroductionSection 1: General1 Scope2 Normative references3 Terms and definitionsSection 2: Public toilet strategy4 Strategy contents5 Liaison and exchange of information6 Survey of existing toilet provision7 Identifying user groups and user needs8 Public toilet spatial strategy9 Types of toilet provision10 Equality and meeting the needs of different user groups11 Determining numerical levels of public toilet provisionSection 3: Siting of toilets12 Principles of siting of public toilets at the local area level13 Relationship to public transport, parking and footpaths14 Principles of site analysis15 Access to and circulation around the building16 Signage and informationSection 4: Design of toilet blocks17 External design18 Security19 Internal designSection 5: Management of toilet blocks20 Management and staffing21 Cleaning22 MaintenanceAnnexesBibliographyList of figuresList of tablesOther standards in this series include:BS 6465-1:2006+Amendment 1:2009Sanitary installations. Code of practice for the design of sanitary facilities andscales of provision of sanitary and associated appliancesBS 6465-2:1996Sanitary installations. Code of practice for space requirements for sanitary appliances BS 6465-3:2006Sanitary installations. Code of practice for the selection, installation and maintenance of sanitary and associated appliances You may also be interested in:BS 6700:2006+Amendment 1:2009 Design, installation, testing and maintenance of services supplying water for domestic use within buildings and their curtilages Specification  
Cross References:BS 6465-1, BS 6465-2, BS 6465-3-2006, BS 7958, BS 8300, BS EN 1036-1, BS EN 1036-2, BS 6700, BS 8501, BS EN 356, BS EN 806, Public Health Act 1936, Sex Discrimination Act 1975 (Amendment) Regulations 2007, Town and Country Planning Act 1990, Local Authorities (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1972, Equality Act 2010, Building Regulations 2000 Approved Document M, 2009, Scottish Building Standards Technical Handbook - Non-domestic, 2009, Building Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2000 Technical Booklet R, 2006, Building Regulations 2010, Building (Scotland) Regulations 2004, Building Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2000, Building Regulations 2000 Approved Document G, 2010, Building Regulations 2000 Approved Document H, 2002, Building Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1990 Technical Booklet P, 1994, Building Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1990 Technical Booklet N, 1990, Public Lavatories Turnstiles Act 1963, Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992, Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations 1999, CIBSE Code for lighting, 2009  
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