Cooker electrical connection

23 May 2004
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United Kingdom
Replacing a dual fuel cooker that only required a 13A supply with one that needs 20A.

There is an existing cooker supply switch with it's own MCB via 6mm cable.

I've had three quotes and three different solutions!

1. Wire directly from cooker supply switch to cooker.
2. Wire from cooker supply switch to cooker outlet plate/box sunk into the wall behind the cooker.
3. Wire from cooker supply switch to cooker outlet plate/box located on the wall behind an adjacent cabinet.

What is regulatory/best practice?

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As long as you are able to disconnect/isolate the cooker any of the three but personally two for me as you can connect (or disconnect in the future) the cooker up to the accessory behind it and not involve a cabinet.

Though if I knew more about the cooker I might use the third method.

The first method makes it harder to change the cooker in future - that's the maintenance side of me thinking.
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Thanks for the replies.
Gone for number 2
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