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Putting double socket in loft

Discussion in 'Electrics UK' started by Monkey789, 29 Nov 2018.

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  1. flameport

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    For permanent power, live connects to the centre terminals, not the outside ones.
     
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    Thanks. Sorted. Thought it was something silly like that.

    Will the neutral have to be in the centre terminal too? It’s marked Loop on the rose with nothing currently in it. I’ve left the neutral in the outside terminal with the other neutral cable and the earth with the earth together for the rose too.
     
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    that's correct. leave N & E where they are
     
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    So you haven't taken my advice then that sockets on the lighting circuit are very bad practice? Or that of your research where you said:

    "I thought about taking a spur from the lighting but have done some research and seen this appears to be a no no."
     
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