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Wall lights from sockets (UK)

Discussion in 'Electrics UK' started by JdoSloc, 8 Feb 2021.

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    In my flat I have a spur from the ring main to 2x double plug sockets either side of the bed. There is a 13amp fused spur switch between the ring main and the spur. I want to extend the spur to feed 2x wall lights (they have a on/off switch in the base of each light).

    Question: Do I need another (5A?)fused spur switch between the end socket and the wall lamps? If so why? Thanks!
     
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    Not really, but everyone will likely say yes you do.

    Because people do because people do.
     
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    The only reason to fuse down would be if the cable capacity was < 13A.
     
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    Only IF it can be overloaded - which it cannot.
     
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    Sorry, I forgot to add that.

    :oops:
     
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