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NYMAS - Stewart Cope

Five on Friday

Here's Stewart, the practical joker of NYMAS who likes his grub (see below!) and enjoys a weekend away with his family in his caravan! Oh, and he has ...

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Rowan Storey - Customer Services Team Leader - NYMAS

Five on Friday

We'd like you to get to know us!  So, on a Friday we are writing a quick blog about a member of our team! Here's Rowan Storey, our Customer Services Team ...

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Sophie Collin - Business Development Support - NYMAS

Five on Friday

We'd like you to get to know us!  So, on a Friday we are writing a quick blog about a member of our team! Here's Sophie, our Business Development Support ...

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NYMAS - Carolyn Sadler

Five on Friday - Carolyn Sadler - Marketing Co-ordinator NYMAS

We'd like you to get to know us!  So, on a Friday we are writing quick blogs about a member of our team! Here's Carolyn (me), the Marketing Co-ordinator who ...

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Doc M pack - Lockable cistern lids

New lockable cistern lids

We listen to our customers to make sure we include the products they need making us the first choice to supply Doc M products, grab rails, shower seats and ...

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Doc M - Washrooms made easy

NYMAS Guides

As part of our commitment to making life easier for installers and specifiers when deciphering Document M of the building regulation, we are creating NYMAS ...

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Liam McGurry NYMAS

Five on Friday - Liam McGurry (Supply Chain Expeditor)

We'd like you to get to know our NYMAS team. So, every Friday we write a quick blog about a member of our team! Here's Liam, our new Supply Chain Expeditor ...

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Clare Swaine - Business Development Manager NYMAS

Five on Friday - Clare Swaine (Business Development Manager)

We'd like you to get to know our NYMAS team. So, every Friday we write a quick blog about a member of our team! Here's Clare, one of our Business ...

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What is Light Reflectance Value (LRV)

What is Light Reflectance Value (LRV)?

As with all areas of development and construction, the world of accessible design is filled with complex terminology. From product terms like ...

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NYMAS - Bob Simm

Five on Friday - Bob Simm (Supply Chain Director)

We'd like you to get to know our NYMAS team. So, every Friday we will write a quick blog about a member of our team! Here's Bob, our Supply Chain Manager ...

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White plastic grab rail

Advantages of our plastic fluted grab rails

Grab rails, sometimes known as grab bars or hand rails ...

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Accessible WC - Professional Checklist

Accessible WC: A Professional Checklist

Accessible WC: A Professional Checklist

If you’re working on a new development project, then you’ll need to ...

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What is BS8300?

What is BS8300?

BS8300 is a British Standard that sets out how buildings should be designed, constructed and maintained to create an accessible and ...

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TMV3 image - shower head

TMV3 - What it's all about!

Thermostatic Mixer Valves (TMV) mix hot and cold water to create a temperature-controlled flow of water through to a shower, bath or basin. So, you never ...

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Image of a lady standing in a luxury bathroom

Bathing for All - Choice and Freedom!

Style and accessibility without compromise is the new norm!  People with a disability or those who need more support as they grow older can choose to have ...

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Simplify specification...

Specification of Doc M toilets can be a real pain, sourcing toilets from here, grab rails from there and all the other required products from somewhere else ...

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Not just a Doc M

We get it, when you think of a Doc M or disabled toilet you have views of a dirty, badly equip, basic room. Well it doesn’t have to be that way…

The ...

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Doc M - What you need to know

We have put together a guide to Doc M that explains the basics and why the regulations are so important to the users it affects.

You can view the PDF ...

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Providing a solution for unstable substrates...

In situations where a drop down rail cannot be securely attached to a wall due to an uneven surface or structural issues NYMAS can offer a solution.

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What are dirt traps....

The areas where dirt can gather are known as dirt traps. These dirt traps are the perfect places for bacteria to grow. This increases the chances of ...

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Go for PRO...

The grab rails designed for accessible washrooms should be durable, cost effective and take into account both client safety and ease of installation for the ...

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All in one box...

NYMAS work hard at making Doc M pack installation as easy as possible so we have removed all unnecessary boxes and packaging and our Doc M packs come in one ...

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Fighting infection....

Washrooms which are used frequently have a greater chance of hygiene levels dropping. With lower hygiene levels an increase in bacterium usually occurs, ...

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WC & bathroom Doc M pack...

For some people a simple soak in the bath can actually cause more stress than relief. People who are bound to wheelchairs would find it near impossible to ...

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End of year closures....

With December being an extremely busy month NYMAS want to minimise the possibility of our customers encountering any unexpected delays to add to an already ...

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NYMAS breakfast mornings....

NYMAS will be working with Crossling to provide some breakfast mornings. These breakfast mornings will be an excellent opportunity to ask our reps any ...

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The removable hinged rail....

Our removable hinged rail has been designed with client safety in mind working to reduce the risk of the user self-harming themselves or accidentally ...

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Shower Doc M packs....

Accessible shower facilities are designed to make bathing effortless for people with physical disabilities. However, lots of supposedly accessible washrooms ...

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Doc M shower seats...

Understanding what makes a shower seat Doc M compliant enables you to provide maximum comfort and reassurance that anyone using that shower seat will be ...

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HPS Networking event...

NYMAS would like to say a huge thank you to HPS for inviting us to attend their trade fare and casino night. As 1 of 52 manufacturers invited to the ...

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Improved Doc M packaging...

To ensure that the packaging that carries our Doc M packs is as high quality as the product itself we have made some positive changes and added some extra ...

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Style & functionality combined....

The accessible washroom market has changed dramatically over a short period of time. It used to be solely about the functionality of the equipment providing ...

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Concealed and stylish....

Exposed fixings can increase the number of dirt traps on a product. Where the screw heads are and around them is usually the perfect place for dirt to ...

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Washroom winners....

One of the most overlooked products in the bathroom is the accessories. However if these products are used correctly they can complete the whole look of a ...

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Think contemporary....

One of NYMAS’ fundamental beliefs is escaping the institutional look of stereotypical accessible washroom equipment. With the market becoming more focused ...

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5 factors to consider when choosing your ideal toilet...

Every washroom deserves the perfect toilet. With there being plenty of choice in the market how do it can sometimes become confusing deciding which toilet ...

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Designed with the user in mind...

Wheelchair users should be able to approach, transfer to and use the sanitary equipment within a building. This means that a wheelchair-friendly toilet ...

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More than just a hinged rail...

The removable hinged support rail is exactly as its name suggests, removable. The rail can be removed from its fixings in the wall. This feature reduces the ...

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Back to wall v Wall hung, which do you prefer?

When it comes to picking a toilet there are a number of options to choose from. As no two customers are the same we like to give our customers the ...

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What are Ambulant Doc M packs?

The meaning of ambulant is ‘someone who can move around’ in terms of Doc M this is likely to be a person who is not confined to a wheelchair and can move ...

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What is a TMV?

The hot water supply of a building is usually around 60°C and is constantly maintained at this temperature to ensure that harmful organisms such as ...

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What is Nyma®GUARD ?

Infection control is a fundamental aspect within the health care industry. If infection is given the opportunity to spread the implications could become ...

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Staying safe in the bathroom...

The bathroom is a place we associate with relaxation and comfort. However the bathroom could actually be the most dangerous room in the house! Statistics ...

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The NYMAS shower pack offering...

Shower Doc M packs are extremely useful in accessible washrooms. They give the users the ability to rely on themselves and maintain a level of privacy when ...

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Why choose stainless steel?

When it comes to choosing a material for the equipment in your bathroom or toilet there can be a lot of confusion over which material is best. There are ...

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Lift & Lock v Friction Hinged

An integral element of any inclusive washroom is the support rail. Without one of these rails a less-abled user would find it very difficult to transition ...

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A colour to suit any style....

Within the accessible washroom market there has always been a fixed idea that choice is not an important factor when it comes to deciding on washroom ...

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Doc M Graduates....

Using washrooms should be an easy task for everyone. Yet there are lots of accessible washrooms which do not comply with Document M of the Building ...

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Doc M Training Academy....

We are launching a national Doc M training academy roadshow to give you the insight required to be confident when dealing with every aspect of Doc M. ...

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NYMAS Exports...

To help NYMAS continue to grow as a company we are now proudly exporting our goods outside of the UK.

With the demand for inclusive washroom ...

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The NymaPRO product offering....

Simple, cost effective and durable are just a few of the amazing benefits our NymaPRO products can offer.

Designed with both easy installation and ...

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A style to suit any washroom....

What makes NYMAS different to anyone else is our attention to detail. From the larger aspects of accessible washroom equipment right down to the smallest we ...

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Our complete Doc M pack...

At NYMAS we are constantly hard at work making sure our customers receive the very best deals we have to offer and within our NymaPRO range we have a ...

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Care range expanded...

With our NymaCARE range being very popular among NYMAS customers we have expanded the product offering.

NymaCARE was created for the high use of the ...

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Comfort height toilets

NYMAS Comfort Height Toilets

In our mission to make spaces safe, accessible and dignified for all, we’re proud to offer a selection of comfort height toilets that are the perfect ...

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Always listening...

NYMAS understand how important our customers are. We are always listening to any feedback our loyal customers give us and we made no exception with our new ...

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The new and improved features....

The new NYMAS catalogue is out now! Now that the team have finally got their hands on a copy they have been listing some of their favourite features. ...

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It's here....

NYMAS are very proud to announce that our brand new catalogue is ready and available for dispatch. Our team have spent many hours refining every detail to ...

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Pre-order order our new catalogue now...

Our eagerly anticipated catalogue is almost here.

Pre-order your copy today, for dispatch in the 1st week of April

We have already received a ...

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Bringing Design in-house

With design and innovation being two of the building blocks in which NYMAS has built our brand upon we are thrilled to announce that these will now take ...

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Escape Institutional

NYMAS understand that different customers require different products and that the general perception of accessible washrooms is one of an institutional ...

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Meet the apprentices...

As part of our continued mission of an empowered team, NYMAS has the privilege to announce the appointment of four apprentices within the company. ...

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Our new catalogue is coming April 2017 and will be full of our very best products...

As a company Nymas has always taken pride in the quality of products we produce and our brand new catalogue really emphasises this. Many hours have been ...

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Proud UK manufacturers...

Nymas are proud to support UK manufacturing with our own in-house manufacturing facilities. This gives us the opportunity to develop products right through ...

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The newest NYMAS recruits...

NYMAS is continuing to grow as a company with two successful appointments over the last couple of months and as ever, we want to share the positive news ...

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A new chapter for customer services

Our customer service team has seen a few key changes over the last few months, and we wanted to share some of these with you…

Jayne Robinson was ...

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What is Doc M... & why it's important?

Many supposedly accessible toilets neither comply with the guidance in Doc M, nor do they meet British Standard BS 8300-2009. Some are just difficult to use ...

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Looking back... our end of year event.

2016 proved to be another great year for NYMAS and to round it of we had our annual end of year event at Wynyard Hall, a stunning venue that was the perfect ...

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End of Year Opening Hours

December is just around the corner, we are all looking ahead to the holiday season. We want to help ensure our customers don't encounter any unexpected ...

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Meet the latest NYMAS recruits...

NYMAS has added five new talented members to its team over the last few months. With new employees positioned in customer service, manufacturing, marketing ...

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See the new NYMAS catalogue!

Greater than the sum of its parts, the new NYMAS catalogue is the latest expression of the amalgamation of NYMAS and Barwood Products. ...

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We are specialists

We have a team of experts specialising in all aspects of inclusive washroom equipment. If you need a comprehensive range, we do it all - and it is all we do!

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We are Doc M compliant

NYMAS Doc M Packs contain all the sanitaryware and fittings to comply with the standards set out in Doc M. They have been approved by LABC to meet local authority requirements. NYMAS only use WRAS approved cistern fittings and brassware, and take great pride in the knowledge that we will only supply approved, quality products to the market.

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Download the NYMAS Catalogue pdf here, or contact us to request the printed version.

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"NYMAS are our preferred supplier for all grab rails, toileting equipment and accessories. We find their products of a high standard and their delivery times very prompt."

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