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The Homelessness (Suitability of Accommodation) (Wales) Order 2015

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Storage, preparation and cooking of food in a shared facility

4.—(1) Where food preparation areas are shared between more than one household there must be one set of kitchen facilities for:

(a)every 3 family households or fewer;

(b)every 5 single-person households or fewer (for between 6 and 9 single-person households an additional oven or microwave is required);

(c)every 10 persons or fewer where there is a mixture of family and single-person households within the same premises.

(2) Each set of shared facilities must provide the following facilities:

(a)as those in paragraph 3(1)(a) to (g) except that cooking facilities must consist of 4 burners or hobs, and a conventional oven, a grill and a microwave;

(b)an electric kettle; and

(c)a toaster.

(3) The food preparation area used by the manager may be included when calculating the ratio, provided it meets the criteria for storage, preparation and cooking of food in a shared facility.

(4) Where residents have no access to kitchen facilities and the manager provides at least a breakfast and evening-meal for residents, the requirements for shared kitchen facilities will be deemed to have been met.

(5) Additional facilities to be provided in each bedroom or within the total accommodation occupied exclusively by each household must include;

(a)a refrigerator; and

(b)lockable storage.

Alternatively, these may be provided elsewhere within the building.

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