Adding sockets

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This article covers the ways in which you can safely extend existing socket circuits to provide more outlets.


How many sockets?

Extending radial circuits

Extending ring circuits

Unfused Spurs

Fused Spurs

Non standard extension practices

Cable Choice

Socket Positions

Cable Routes

  • describe allowable zones

RCD Protection


Circuit joins

Junction boxes

Extending cables

Disused cables

See also