BATHROOMS are often the final frontier in truly personal space, and especially in converted properties can be a real challenge to fit everything in. Please note that I’m not typically carrying out bathroom work these days, though I’m happy to be involved as ‘circus ringmaster’ if that’s what’s required.

For a full bathroom refit you need to be thinking in terms of around 5k, plus the hardware and sanitarywear; it can be done for less (though something usually has to give) and it's very easy to spend more...