Expert, integrated service for Architects and Specifiers

Architects & Specifiers

As a proven, trusted partner for architects and specifiers, Gainsborough provides the expert, integrated service essential to successfully implement a wide range of assistive bathing projects.

At Gainsborough we fully understand the challenges of creating accessible, assisted bathing environments. We have over 25 years’ experience of working in partnership with architects, designers and specifiers, providing them with the detailed product information and specialist advice they need to create the most appropriate bathing installation from concept to completion. This partnership approach ensures that Gainsborough bathing environments are:

  • stylish, functional and robust
  • ergonomic and spatially efficient
  • sustainable and adaptable for the long term care and acute care environments

We enjoy a superb reputation in the healthcare sector, designing, manufacturing and supporting Europe’s widest range of assisted powered baths for long-term care and acute care environments. Our assistive baths are intelligently designed to meet all the demands of modern care provision, consistently delivering market leading reliability, durability and value. Our bathing portfolio is complemented by our ceiling track hoist systems for safe, convenient patient transfers. We invest extensively in R&D to ensure our comprehensive range continues to meet the demands of the modern care environment.

As part of our service, our nationwide network of specialist advisors fully supports every installation project from initial planning and on-site surveys right through to working drawings, specification and final installation. Our outstanding reputation for flexibility and delivering on promises ensures that all project needs are met, even if timings change during the specification process.

Integral to this complete ‘turn-key’ service is our Aspect™ Accessible Bathroom Design Service, a free comprehensive Architects & Specifiers Guide plus CAD Drawings and Technical Information available via this website.

Aspect™ Accessible Bathroom Design Service

Gainsborough’s Aspect™ design service is a unique service available to all specifiers and contractors during project planning. This new technology creates highly accurate scaled drawings, 3D room layouts and bespoke plan drawings so room layouts can be visualised more effectively and specifications created with greater accuracy. These are combined with detailed quotations and prices in one concise document for quick and easy reference.

Architects & Specifiers Guide

The Gainsborough Architects and Specifiers Guide is an essential resource for designers and specifiers working in the healthcare sector. This comprehensive guide comprises detailed product brochures including key features and functionality, available options, technical specifications, recommendations on typical room layouts along with helpful guidance on choosing the optimum solution and an easy-to-use bath selector - ideal for quick reference when designing accessible bathing areas. A handy, credit card size USB flash drive is also available, including all relevant product documentation in electronic format.

CAD Drawings and Technical Information

A full set of specification documentation for each Gainsborough bath is available on this website, including full dimensions, recommended room layouts and pre-installation requirements. CAD drawings are also available in .dwg format. Should technical files be required in a different format, please don’t hesitate to contact one of the Gainsborough team directly on 0800 090 1502.

RIBA Technical Documentation

Detailed product specifications for can also be accessed through RIBA - The Royal Institute of British Architects’ or via their NBS specification service on the RIBA website. Alternatively, specification information on our range of products is also available in the latest edition of RIBA’s Product Selector Directory.