Downstairs Toilet Ideas: Get the Most from a Small Cloakroom

downstairs toilet ideas - narrow downstairs bathroom with grey and white tiles
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Small in stature, but an important space to get right, downstairs toilet ideas can come in all styles and designs. 

A small cloakroom is generally used by guests and is a must in home with a young family, but they an often a forgotten corner of a floorplan. As such, ensuring the bathroom design is well-considered, practical and welcoming should be top priority. 

Amy Reeves

Assistant Editor Amy began working for Homebuilding & Renovating in 2018. She has an interest in sustainable building methods and always has her eye on the latest design ideas. Amy has interviewed countless self builders, renovators and extenders about their experiences for Homebuilding & Renovating magazine. She is currently renovating a mid-century home, together with her partner, on a DIY basis, and has recently fitted her own kitchen.