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    Hello

    I've just moved house and the toilet seat that's fitted is starting to break up. The access to the underside of the pan is hidden so I'm not sure how to fit another seat without dismantling the surrounding panels. There is however a central green button which when pressed allows the seat and cover to be removed. The chrome bracket on the toilet pan is a one piece item with 2 spigots spaced about 4" apart. As there doesn't seem to be any name or identifying marks on the seat I can't find one online to fit at present.

    My question is "has anyone come across this type of toilet seat and would they be able to put a name to it?"

    Any help would be most appreciated.

    Trigger

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    how difficult would it be to simply replace the whole thing? Its not super expensive,

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    The access to the underside of the toilet pan is concealed and it would mean dismantling the surrounding covers including removing the flush button controls.

    I had hoped to just source a similar seat and put it onto the existing base.

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    how old is it? it sounds like it may now be obsolete?

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    Most concealed fixings are accessible from above
    jtsplumbing likes this.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SteveWannadoGas View Post
    how old is it? it sounds like it may now be obsolete?
    Not sure how old it is as I have only just moved in.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chalked View Post
    Most concealed fixings are accessible from above
    Is there any clue as to how to check if this is accessible from above?

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    Quote Originally Posted by trigger25 View Post
    Is there any clue as to how to check if this is accessible from above?
    Post a picture, make sure nothings lurking in the pan, I haven't had me tea.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SteveWannadoGas View Post
    how difficult would it be to simply replace the whole thing? Its not super expensive,
    You might be surprised there Steve, some are + £120

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    Quote Originally Posted by rpm View Post
    You might be surprised there Steve, some are + £120
    Agreed, it may be a seat specific to a model of pan.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rpm View Post
    You might be surprised there Steve, some are + £120
    And the rest , Remember Burtons the tailors ? . I put one on for Mr Burton a few years ago £250 , I kid you not
    http://jdlplumbingandheating.co.uk/

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    That is the problem with this designer stuff, it can comes with a designer price.

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