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Disabled Wet Room Case Study | Bradford | West Yorkshire

Published: 31 January 2019

Bathing Problem:

Mr & Mrs Kay lived in a terraced house which featured a whisper grey 3-piece suite consisting of an over bath shower, pedestal basin and closed coupled WC. Half tiled in complimentary grey and carpeted throughout the existing bathroom was a troublesome area due to the difficulty when getting in and out of the bath.

With a few minor DIY adaptations consisting of the odd grab bar and a toilet frame already in situ the time had come to consider completely adapting the bathroom to facilitate a safer bathing experience, that one day may have to become assisted.

Bathing Solution:

Having initially visited our mobility bathroom showroom in Leeds both Mr & Mrs Kay, and their daughter who had traveled from the midlands, were more than pleased with what they saw and happily progressed to the next stage, arranging a home survey, consultation and quote with More Ability Surveyor & Designer, Andy.

With no preconceptions or design requirements it was left to Andy to create a suitable solution based on discussions with Mr & Mrs Kay’s daughter. Due to concerns over how long her parents independence would continue in the bathroom a decision was made to completely future proof the adaptation, offering a solution which could facilitate assisted bathing if or when the time required.

Installation Outcome:

An unsafe and unusable bathroom was transformed into a disabled wet room with minimal design requirements due to minor alterations to the layout. Featuring a suitably sized showering area, which was concealed behind half height shower doors for assisted washing, the rest of the room was updated to include a raised height WC with drop down rail and a sunken vanity basin unit. Fully wall boarded to give it a light, clean and maintenance free look, anti-slip vinyl was applied to the floor with new doors hung to conceal the intruding airing cupboard.

what mr & mrs kay said about more ability:

“Very satisfied. Thank you for your professionalism and delivery of work.”


More Ability, part of the Passmore Group, is Yorkshires only 5* rated bathroom adaptation company. Specialising in accessible, mobility and disabled bathroom solutions we are extremely proud of the exceptional service we continuously deliver from design right through to installation and after care. Whether you want a future proofed solution or require a more specialist adaptation in order to remain independent at home More Ability can help create a safe space to bathe for you or your loved ones.

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Senior Designer

Andy has over 15 years experience working within the domestic market in which he has designed, supplied & project managed Bathroom, Bedroom & Kitchen transformations for the modern day home owner.

Andy’s varied experience includes working within a number of Home Improvement company's including Pure Design, Norwood, B&Q and Porcelanosa.

Having studied a BTEC National Diploma in Graphic Design Andy’s design skills and abilities are educationally based and readily transferable to cater to the job at hand and customers requirements.

At Passmore’s Andy works directly with the MoreBathrooms & MoreAbility brands, surveying & designing bathroom works and solutions for the domestic homeowner.

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