Cycle facilities – Separate showers within shared gender-specific (single gender) facilities

Cultural norms and expectations in relation to privacy may vary. The guidance on providing separate showers in the above situation is, therefore, clarified as follows:

Where showers are not divided into individual cubicles, or are only partially separated, this does not preclude compliance. However, the assessor must be satisfied and provide justification that the arrangements are in line with local custom and appropriate to the building type and the demographic of building users.