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Is there a standard legal requirement of a size of a room? What i mean is for one occupant what is the size a bedroom should be? is there anything in housing law?

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The Government has always refused to define a minimum bedroom size, but following a number of test cases it was ruled in 2013 that a room measuring less than 50 square feet is not a bedroom.

A room between 50 and 70 sqft is only suitable as a bedroom for a child aged under ten, and authorities must take into account the long-established uses of a room.

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The above represents my own opinion, derived from personal knowledge and should not be relied upon as definitive or accurate advice. It is offered free of charge and may contain errors or omissions or be an inaccurate opinion of the law. I accept no liability for any loss or damage suffered as a result of relying on the above.

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Tenant

Thanks.

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