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  1. H

    Please don’t shoot me. Static caravan and a metal shed.

    Ok. Static caravan....... The site supply arrangement is apparently TNS and the static caravan uses this for its earth. (I will check with the DNO that it is aTNS arrangement.) There are three MCBs in the static caravan CU, one of which directly supplies to a solitary double socket inside a...
  2. J

    12v In A Caravan - Qualified Person?

    Hi, Can any of you advise me, I've been told that to do work on the 12v circuits in a caravan a person must be qualified, if youre not, youre breaking the law. I am an electrican by trade (not currently working as a sparky), but I'm not well up on the regs. I find it very hard to believe that...
  3. KevinH

    Caravan outside socket

    This may be a daft question, but I have been asked to install an outside socket on a static caravan. As is the norm on a holiday park, the supply is via a 16A 30mA RCBO installed with a meter in a weatherproof enclosure and feeds the van via 2.5mm flex on a 16A 3 pin plug. Usually the norm would...
  4. B

    Caravan electric box from ground

    Is there a reg for how high a caravan box should be from the ground?
  5. B

    Caravan site readings on TT system

    Hi, have a distribution unit which feeds some caravan boxes TT system, it has upfront 300mA RCD and double pole 60898, now I’ve been sent to re gland as the disconnect times wasn’t met, but I’m getting readings of 0.30 ohms when max is either TT 167 ohms or if you go by MCB then 0.59? But the...
  6. N

    Caravan site, cable size

    I am pricing a job to wire 21 new pitches for a caravan park. There will be a meter box beside each caravan with a 16a trip. I will split it into the 3 phases, so 7 caravans per phase. Im just trying to figure out how to calculate the cable size. Is it better to run a ring main to pick up 7...
  7. M

    Touring Caravan dno connection

    Hi there im after some advice, I’m thinking of creating a 5 pitch touring caravan site 32 amps per pitch can use a standard 100 amp supply single phase from my dno. I need to tell my contact at western Power Distribution how big a supply I need. Can anyone help.
  8. V

    ring circuit for a submain?

    trying to find answers in the reg book, but is there anything to say you can't install say a larger ring circuit for a sub main? to reduce volt drop / cable size etc. Normally you would obviously install a large enough cable, but would this be acceptable , whats our thoughts?
  9. B

    Caravan park Earthing

    Is TNS permitted on caravan site? I always thought you could use as TNS as supply cable then TT each pitch, spark I’m working with says you can use TNS all way through if ZS is acceptable Thanks
  10. bulent

    Retired electrician boat, caravan, solar system

    Retired Experienced & Qualified Electrician Boat and caravan electrical systems Wiring, installation, maintenance, modernization, radio communication,led lighting Cooling and machinery electricity Solar and wind electricity Battery groups, charging system and equipments WhatsApp ...
  11. a-z electrics

    230V caravan installation

    What documentation is required after wiring up a single phase installation in a caravan? All mains testing has been done as if it were a domestic installation and tests out nicely.. I can do a domestic installation cert although the parts specifying the supply I feel are a bit superfluous as...
  12. P

    Connection to static caravan

    Was having a look around local caravan dealers today, and as I know lots of you want to know the correct way to run a supply to a static caravan, I thought you might be interested in the attached photo which shows how a professional would do it! Also you also don't need the installation on a...
  13. scott1

    Static Caravan 100ma OK ?

    Just been to look at a single static caravan on a farm, they are looking for a EICR to be done. Incoming supply is TNCS. 80amp DP protected 10mm 2core SWA running 100 meters or more to a outdoor box under caravan containing a 100ma rcd and 16amp mcb, where it has been TTd fine. From this runs...
  14. P

    Electrics and Touring Caravan

    We bought a decent condition touring caravan last year that had been recently serviced by a dealer and with a report basically saying among other things the electric were testing ok and safe. We used the caravan quite a bit last year and the quality of the various pitches would best be...
  15. F

    TNCS PME on caravan site with static caravan EICR

    hi all i was just in the middle of doing an eicr on a caravan park and wanted some opinions on what codes are relevant to the site. ive got tncs pme 100a 3 phase. each phase feeds a db like in the picture by a 100a main switch and 63 amp mcb and 10mm pyro (earthed with bonding clamp) which in...
  16. C

    Caravan Site hook up with northern power grid

    Greetings, Ive been asked to look into a supply for a caravan site. I would like to know if i could get the local (northern power grid) to install this for free. If not what would the most be around for a 3 phase supply. The local supply (house) is around 150 Mts away. He would like to have...
  17. Chris S

    West cambs - outdoor supply for hut 40A+ on 63A socket

    Hi, My inlaws have a new garden hut arriving in three weeks to the bottom of their garden which is around 103m from the house. It has various electrical appliances including a 8.4kw electric shower (!). The company making them do an EIC measured on their supply before transporting it to us. The...
  18. Dave301

    Max demand for Caravan site

    Hi there, Looking for some advice with a new caravan park. There will be 25 plots for static with a potential 15 being added in the future. SP Energy have quoted to supply 150KVA 3phase. Now I work that out to be 216A but will that be per phase. And also does anyone know where I might find...
  19. H

    Caravan Electrics (20 chars - have we still not fixed this?!)

    I'm wanting to add a couple of sockets in my caravan as there's only 2 at the minute. Not something I've ever worked on before, I'm going to have a flick through the regs just now but anything to be aware of? One of the sockets is going under the bed (this area is accessible from the outside by...
  20. P

    Caravan and Camping Site - Diversity

    Hi Guys I'm doing an EICR and making expansion proposals for a Caravan Site. This is for holiday not static caravans. Simple question - how many 16 amp outlets can I have off a 63 Amp supply? Currently 8 pitches are fed from a DB containing individual 16 Amp RCBOs, fed from a 63 amp supply...
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