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TS Booker - Specialist Fitted Furniture

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Worktop & Sink Heights

In December 2006 the new European standard BS EN 1729 was introduced for furniture in schools. This standard lists the dimensional requirements for tables and chairs that are suitable for varying age ranges of school children.

The old standard BS 5873 was based on data from the 1970’s, the new BS EN 1729 standard is based on research undertaken by FIRA’s 2001 survey of school children. This new standard encourages furniture manufacturers to offer products that are the correct height.

Currently this is not mandatory but everyone involved in the provision of furniture for children should be considering this new BS EN 1729 standard. TS Booker can therefore confirm that we offer a full range of worktop and sink heights that compliment the table heights listed in BS EN 1729.

TS Booker have a suggested range of popular worktop and sink heights for Foundation, Reception, Nursery, Infant, Primary, Junior and Secondary High schools. Other heights are available on request.

Keystage Sitting Worktop Height For Fitted Benching Standing Worktop Height For Fitted Benching
 Foundation & Nursery 450mm / 500mm / 550mm
BS EN 1729 standard for tables is 460mm
550mm / 600mm / 650mm

 Keystage 1

5 -7 year olds, Primary

500mm / 550mm / 600mm
BS EN 1729 standard for tables is 530mm
600mm / 650mm / 700mm

Keystage 2

7 – 9 year olds, Primary

550mm / 600mm / 650mm
BS EN 1729 standard for tables is 590mm
650mm / 700mm / 750mm

Keystage 2

9 – 11 year olds, Primary

550mm / 600mm / 650mm
BS EN 1729 standard for tables is 590mm
650mm / 700mm / 750mm

Keystage 3

11 – 14 year olds, Secondary

650mm / 700mm / 750mm
BS EN 1729 standard for tables is 640mm – 710mm
750mm / 800mm / 850mm

Keystage 4

14 – 16 year olds, Secondary

700mm / 750mm
BS EN 1729 standard for tables is 710mm
800mm / 850mm / 900mm
Post 1616 – 18 year olds 700mm / 750mm
BS EN 1729 standard for tables is 710mm – 760mm
850mm / 900mm

Adult

18+ year olds

750mm 900mm
Turnkey Worktop Heights Finishes Guide