I was going to install some extra sockets in my living room, but found that the socket I was planning on extending the ring main from appeared to be a spur, with only one cable in the back of it, the other socket in the living room has 4 cables all plugged into the connections on the back of it.
My understanding is that if only one spur can be run from a socket on a ring main, surely there should only be three cables maximum?
This lead me to thinking that perhaps the wiring is in fact a radial circuit. Is there an easy way to check this?
Assuming all 4 cables are needed, is there any circuit, which would be allowed under current regulations which would require all four cables?
Thanks in advance for all help received.