Adding a double socket to an existing one

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So I am wanting to install a fake chimney breast for the purpose of having a recessed wall mounted TV and fire. I have a double wall socket. What I want to know is if I can add an extra socket and possibly some down lights inside the studded wall coming of the double socket I have.

Any advice is greatly appreciated

Andy
 
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It's called a spur socket and should be relatively simple to wire. Google for instructions :)

As for the lights, you'll probably want to use a lighting circuit and have a switch (or use an existing one) to turn them on and off.
 
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So I am wanting to install a fake chimney breast for the purpose of having a recessed wall mounted TV and fire. I have a double wall socket. What I want to know is if I can add an extra socket and possibly some down lights inside the studded wall coming of the double socket I have.

Any advice is greatly appreciated

Andy

It depends whether the existing socket is part of a ring, is a radial, or already a spur off a ring.

A TV above a fire is not a good idea for over heating reasons.
 
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It depends whether the existing socket is part of a ring, is a radial, or already a spur off a ring.

A TV above a fire is not a good idea for over heating reasons.
It is also not a good idea to have a TV above eye level when seated as the need to look up could cause neck problems, over time.
Also, you will have infra red light from the fire in your eyes when the fire is operational.
 
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