Housing Improvement Regulations 1947

Schedule 2
Number of persons permitted to sleep in a bedroom

r 19(4)(b)

  • Schedule 2: replaced, on 24 April 1975, by regulation 3 of the Housing Improvement Regulations 1947, Amendment No 2 (SR 1975/83).

Area of bedroomNumber of persons
Under 4.5 sq mNil
4.5 sq m or more but less than 6 sq m½ in existing building; nil in new building
6 sq m or more but less than 8 sq m1
8 sq m or more but less than 10 sq m
10 sq m or more but less than 12 sq m2
12 sq m or more but less than 14 sq m
14 sq m or more but less than 17 sq m3
17 sq m or more but less than 20 sq m
20 sq m or more4 persons and 1 additional person for each additional complete 5 sq m