Shower tray fitting waste drain

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  1. Bobballs

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    Hi,

    The chrome drain bit of my shower tray has seen better days and needs replacing, the part I'm refering (not sure of its name) to is the bit below.

    http://www.shockwaves-control.co.uk/ebay/20090101/DSCF5111.jpg

    Is it possible to replace this part without needing to access under the shower tray ?

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  2. seco services

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    No cause thats where the back nut is and the trap connection.
     
  3. Bobballs

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    Thanks :)

    I was thinking about replacing the shower tray and cubicle as well, not sure if this is a stupied question but here goes :eek: If I replaced the whole tray etc would you need to access the drain pipe from the room below the shower ? I think the answer will be no or at least I hope it will as the room beneath the shower had a new ceiling fitted a year back would prefer not have to go through that.
     
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    Is there not an access panel around the edge of the base of the shower tray ?
     
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    If you take out the old tray you'll have access to the waste for the new tray
    you wont need to do anything from the room below.
     
  6. Bobballs

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    At the back of the shower tray in the corner next to the drain there is a raised round circle part about 12 cm in diameter and 3 cm in height best described as upside down bowl, could that be an access point ? I've all ways wondered what it was it doesnt seem to be a fixed down, could that be an access point, if it sounds like one would it just need to turn it to loosen it ?

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    you can just replace the waste, without replacing the tray you know. it should be screwable, have you tried to unscrew it? it should come out easily.
     
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    by access panel plumbgas means an easy plumb shower tray i got one 5 years ago best investment (i live in bungalow)something like that, check the height of your shower tray. if you do replace the tray go for a easy fit one less hassle.
     

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