No window blind in bathroom, frosted glass not ok for tennant

Hello I have a frosted window in the bathroom, there was a window blind (fully draw up to the ceiling) that doesn’t work. Tennant pulled it and it came off the wall. Now tennant is saying I have to provide a blind in the bathroom even though there is pattered glass there so no one can see through. Am I obliged to provide a window blind in the bathroom, its not on the inventory.

are there blinds in other rooms? Pattered glass IS sufficient but if a female feels not good enough I would put a blind up

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There are blinds in the other rooms, its a male tennant who originally said that its OK to remove, but has now changed his mind and said its better if they are there.

There are blinds in the other rooms, its a male tennant who originally said that its OK to remove, but has now changed his mind and said its better if they are there.

If there was a blind there at the start of the tenancy then you are obliged to replace it. If the tenant has damaged the existing blind/fitting, you would be entitled to some compensation.

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Some frosted glass still shows a silhouette when the bathroom light is on. Replace the blind.

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Yes, and you can often tell whether they are male or female

You should not have the window at below waist level in a bathroom. There are also various degrees of obscure glass, .It used to be graded 1 to 5 but I am not totally abreast of the situation

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I suppose the answer depends on whether the property is let unfurnished, partly-furnished or furnished. If let unfurnished, then I believe the landlord is not obliged to provide window coverings. However, I’ve always ensured that a batten is affixed for a curtain rail. I’ve not known any bathroom/toilet that hasn’t got a frosted window or below waist height.

I worked in an old victorian house where the cill was 600mm or 2ft above the floor . They were converting a spare bedroom to a bathroom and did not want to raise the cill hieght as it would spoil the cill line as it looked from the outside view

That’s a valid point. I bet the window needed a heavily frosted glass.

it did .we used an old fashioned “pebbley” glass It was in a consevation area so every thing had to look original . With deep old mould style skirtings. etc