There has been a 54% decrease in bath orders in the past 12 months, according to a new study from online bathroom retailer

“The pace of modern life means that many of us just don’t have the time to run a bath and enjoy a traditional soak in the tub. These days it’s more a case of ‘in and out the shower’ as we dash off to work. It’s a shame that we no longer have the same free time, but all aspect of life needs to evolve, which includes the bathroom.

“That said, bathtubs can look incredibly stylish in any bathroom, adding a traditional and classy twist. Anyone lucky enough to be able to fit both in a bathroom should consider doing so, to ensure all tastes and needs are catered to.”