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5 Space Saving Tips for Small Bathrooms

5 Space Saving Tips for Small Bathrooms

If your bathroom is barely large enough to step from sink to toilet, you are not alone! Modern homes are often blessed (or cursed) with small bathrooms. A family bathroom typically has room for a bath, pedestal sink and toilet. Whereas an en-suite probably has a small shower, sink and toilet.

There isn’t a lot of room to work with! If you are struggling to come up with a new design for your small bathroom, don’t worry because we have some great tips to help you get started!

Shower Bath

It’s hard to choose between a relaxing bath and an invigorating shower. Both are great, but in a small bathroom, there isn’t room for a separate shower and bath. Fortunately, shower baths are the answer!

A shower bath is the best of both worlds and takes up no extra space in a small bathroom. Look for a shower bath and buy a glass screen to fit. One word of advice though – make sure your bathroom fitter does a good job fitting the shower screen, as water leaks can cause a lot of damage.

Bathroom Furniture

Combination bathroom furniture is a tried and tested method of saving space. Instead of sticking with traditional pedestal sinks and baths, go for a more contemporary look with fitted furniture. A combination sink-and-toilet unit looks smart and takes up less space. You also get extra storage for towels and toiletries. What’s not to like about that?

Wall Hung Sanitary Fixtures and Fittings

Extra floor space creates the illusion of a larger bathroom. Wall-hung sanitary-ware is the key to creating extra floor space. Instead of a traditional pedestal sink, go for a wall hung sink or toilet. Hiding the toilet cistern behind a panel makes a small bathroom appear more modern and clutter-free. The other advantage is that the bathroom is easier to clean, which is another reason why our customers love wall hung sanitary-ware!


Excessive clutter makes any room appear small, not least a bathroom. Fit a wall cupboard or replace a pedestal sink with a sink unit. This lets you store towels and toiletries out of sight and maximise the available space.


Mirrors also create the illusion of extra space. Fit a mirrored wall cabinet above the sink. We stock a great range of illuminated mirrors and mirror cabinets that will make your bathroom feel luxuriously spacious.

If you need any extra tips on what works best in a small bathroom, check out our extensive range of bathroom fixtures and fittings!

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