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Spur off socket?

Discussion in 'Electrics UK' started by Sdfuk, 24 Aug 2019.

  1. Sdfuk

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    Hi

    I need to spur off from a socket in one bedroom through the wall to another. It’s a simple job which I’ve done before but just wanted to know whether or not you actually need to be Part P registered in order not to invalidate house insurance etc.

    Cheers
    S
     
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    You can spur off a socket without Parp PEEE etc.

    However....is the existing socket a spur already? (in which case you cannot) or is it on a ring final, or a radial? (in which case you can).

    If you don't know the answer to the questions then you really shouldn't be doing the work at all!
     
  3. Sdfuk

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    OK, cheers I’ll double check the socket. Spoke to the electrician I use and he said it’s ok to go ahead.

    Thanks
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    There is no such thing as Part P registration. Part P is a building regulation, that’s all.
     
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    ...and you have to comply with it whatever you are doing.

    It has nothing to do with registration or notification.
     
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    So, even if I do it myself someone has to check it?
     
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    Strictly speaking it would be good to get a ZS/ELI off the socket to make sure it will be low enough. Just make sure when you do it the conductors are all tight.
     
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