Electrical sockets in kitchens

Postby gary » Fri Mar 16, 2007 5:02 pm

What are the rules regarding the fitting of a new electrical socket near an electrical hob? What is the minimum distance required? Are there any other rules to be aware of?[/b]
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Postby Kitchen fitter » Thu Mar 22, 2007 11:24 pm

Minimum 300mm from E/Hob;G/HoB and Sink. No others rules.
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Postby sparx » Sun Mar 25, 2007 10:03 pm

IEE regs say no set distances from any of the above as long as the type of outlet is 'suitable for purpose' ie you could fit a socket above draining board if it was an ugly outdoor type but who would want to? 300 mm is a guide only but it makes sense!
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