Seeking bath in bedroom advice? Experts weigh up the pros and cons

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We've got plenty of bath in bedroom advice to help you install one in your home (Image credit: BC Designs)

If the phrase 'bath in bedroom' makes you think of hotels or country homes, you're not alone. Associated with luxury and indulgence, it's a bedroom design feature that appeals to many.

But, with a bath of any kind comes water, steam and plumbing - three elements that don't always blend well with bedrooms where soft furnishings, carpets and furniture take pride of place.

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Mike Whitfield

Mike Whitfield is a bathroom interiors expert and Head of Sales at Lusso. With over 10 years of experience in the luxury homeware sector, and nearly 20 years of experience in e-commerce and online sales, Mike possesses a great eye for interior design and stays up-to-date with the latest trends.

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Mike Flook

Mike Flook, an expert plumber from, is the owner of MJ Flook Plumbing in Cardiff. He has over 10 years of experience across all plumbing services.

Phil Etherden
Phil Etherden

Phil Etherden is managing director of The Albion Bath Co. who specialise in creating high-quality bath tubs that combine classical design with a modern production method that make them perfect for period and renovation properties.

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Barrie Cutchie

Barrie Cutchie founded British bathroom brand, BC Designs in 1999. He is an award-winning designer who has been at the forefront of bathroom design for over 30 years.

Sarah Harley
Assistant Editor

Sarah is Homebuilding & Renovating’s Assistant Editor and joined the team in 2024. An established homes and interiors writer, Sarah has renovated and extended a number of properties, including a listing building and renovation project that featured on Grand Designs. Although she said she would never buy a listed property again, she has recently purchased a Grade II listed apartment. As it had already been professionally renovated, she has instead set her sights on tackling some changes to improve the building’s energy efficiency, as well as adding some personal touches to the interior.