Quote Originally Posted by Mainecoonmaniac View Post
Plan, plan and plan. Think of your safety first. Plan on good ventilation and a safe electrical system. Think of your workflow. A poorly planned darkroom is dangerous and not productive. Learn from other people's mistakes.

What I suggest is use a rental or a school darkroom first to see the layout.
Thanks Mainecoonmaniac, I have been to my local school and had a little look around at their darkroom, by chance rather than as a special visit. There's also a local camera club that has access to darkroom facilities, I might have a look at that as well.