Our advice is based on the law, and on good practice. In our short guide, we left out some of the technical details. To read the full documents, follow these links:
- the Equality Act 2010
- Equality and Human Rights Commission: Separate and single-sex service providers: a guide on the Equality Act sex and gender reassignment provisions
- Document M of the UK Building Regulations
- British Standard 6465 parts 1–4.
Our document also draws on research that Sex Matters did in 2022, when more than 6,000 people told us why separate-sex spaces matter to them.