BATHROOMS are often the final frontier in truly personal space, and especially in converted properties can be a real challenge to fit everything in. If there's a common thread amongst the bathrooms that I've refurbished, designed or fitted, it's that they are all particularly compact - definitely an advantage to working alone in these circumstances!

For a full bathroom refit you need to be thinking in terms of around £4k - 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...