1. R

    Shed Wiring

    Hi, I have a new large shed with a new electrical service mounted outside. The service is wired, inspected and active. It only has one outdoor outlet for a load now. The shed wall is plywood. I wish to install a few outlets and a simple light in the shed and have it inspected. What is the...
  2. D

    Supply to shed

    Hi,I want to install a twin socket to a shed.The shed is of wooden construction and approximately 6m from the garage.I can't go underground due to a tarmac drive,so will have to go overhead. If i install a catenary wire between shed/garage,can i then use twin and earth between the socket in the...
  3. S

    UK Electric supply to new shed.. The main property is TT earth system.

    I propose to use a redundant shower supply that terminates in the attic. This will be connected to swa 4mm 3 core cable and run 45m to a new shed with a separate consumer unit with rcd and 1 6a and 1 20a breaker. I'm not proposing to have any high consumption equipment in the shed. My questions...
  4. D

    Shed/garage supply

    Hi all , a family member has asked me to come and install a small board and downlights and sockets in his newly buit garage. There is currently a 6mm SWA cable running from the house to the shed which has a small garage board powering lights and sockets in the shed. I was going to change that to...
  5. M

    UK calculating power for a shed

    Morning Again In my last post I was asking whether to TT or not to TT and another question was posse by Strima saying that my allowance of 38 amps was possibly to much. I'd based this on the fact that I only had a slight idea of what the customer was going to do in the shed/summer house. so...
  6. M

    What is maximum distance I can run 12 gauge wire to a shed?

    Hello, Need some advice. I have a 20amp breaker with 12g/2 underground feeder wire running to an outdoor GFIC outlet. 38 feet from breaker box to where it leaves the house and then 32 feet buried 24 inches deep (no conduit) to the 20A GFIC outlet. So from breaker box to outdoor outlet is a...
  7. C

    I was screwing a lightswitch back into the wall when suddenly a bang and the lights tripped, I assume I hit a live wire? Can anyone shed some light?

    I was screwing a lightswitch back into the wall when suddenly a bang and the lights tripped, I assume I hit a live wire? Can anyone shed some light on what happened?
  8. S

    UK DIY- advice on extending wiring into new shed

    Hi all, DIY here :) First off let me just say it is advice I am after as I am fully aware that I will probably need an electrician to complete the job. My question is how much I can do myself up to a point. So many years ago I built a shed at the top of the garden ( approx 30m away from garage)...
  9. N

    Power from Summerhouse to shed

    Hello all, I have two wooden buildings in the garden, one is our summer house and the second is a kids playhouse that has been converted into a rabbit hutch. I'd like power and lighting for the rabbit hutch, taken from the summer house, which has its own consumer unit in it with one spare...
  10. T

    UK Hi Everyone. An light on What an Electrical Professional Discussion is.

    Hi Everyone . I need advise on my situation. I have C&G 2365 L2 and L3, AM2 certificate and I have 100% on all my mature student L3 EAL Diploma modules . I uploaded my AM2 after passing it and it was approved. Instead of getting the portfolio certificate sent over I have been advised I need to...
  11. C

    Under ground wires to shed

    Hey everyone, I'm trying to run electricity out to my shed to run a workshop (table saw, miter saw, dust collector, some lights and some other small power tools) . There used to be a hot tub that was gone before I bought the house thst has a 100 amp double post breaker (I think that's what its...
  12. B

    UK Power to Shed

    Hi All I’m new to the forum thing so go easy on me ;-) if I am planning on putting a garage unit into my shed which will have a 32amp for power and 6amp for lighting is that OK to be fed from a 40amp breaker from the main board in the house ? I didn’t know because of discrimination if I could...
  13. D

    Shed consumer unit

    Hi guys and girls, I'm newly qualified and want to confirm my method is sound before I commence any work. I'm registered with my CPS so can notify new circuits in domestic. I have a new customer that has asked for lighting and power to the garden shed (wood construction). The existing...
  14. C

    UK Thermostat in shed to turn on/off 500w plugged heater

    Hi, I would like to put a thermostat in my shed to turn on/off a 500w plugged in electric heater. I would like the thermostat to be remote. I would appreciate any thoughts on solutions from someone who has done something similar? Thanks, Chris
  15. J

    Shed electrical supply

    I am going to help my father in law with getting power to his shed, but have very rarely done domestic electrical work, mainly industrial. Going the whole SWA straight from the DB to a new DB in the shed route isn’t really feasible due to distant location of DB and pricing of materials etc...
  16. C

    Shed Feed (Hypothetical)

    Say you had to feed power to a shed/detached garage in the UK with a sub unit inside it. How would you go about the earthing? What earthing arraignments can be used at the shed if the home is: TN-S TN-C-S TT And do you always need an earth rod at the shed?
  17. V

    Can anybody shed some light on these dynamos as to what they fit?

    Part numbers are as follows: C45NV2 228069 6V, C45N 228183 6V, C45 12v but we don't have number for that one as they have been rusted off, and the other one is a C45A 224042 12v. thanks in advance.
  18. K

    UK RCD keep tripping.

    Hi All.. I have a 16mm 3 core swa feed a 9way split board in shed, 30m from incomer .. from the split board I have run a 10mm 3 core swa to 2 way board for hot tub. This has a 63amp rcd in it.. the other end at the split board is also a 63amp rcd on its own of one side of the split board.. this...
  19. SleepyW

    Electricity to Shed

    Hi, sorry I’m posting in the DIY forum when I don’t actually want to do this myself, in fact I don’t even want to dig the trench myself, I can’t due to disability, only this seems to be the most relevant place! Basically I want to hire someone early next year to do the job for me but I have no...
  20. G

    Power to shed

    Hi Guys. Hopefully straightforward question with a similar answer. My Mum is having a power supply put in from her CU in her bungalow to her shed and greenhouse. She has had a sparks come round and quote and is coming round later this month do do the job. I have asked about the job and...
  21. What do you reckon? - SHED REWIRE - Power and Lighting

    What do you reckon? - SHED REWIRE - Power and Lighting

    What do you reckon? - SHED REWIRE - Power and Lighting
  22. M

    Shower Wiring in Granny Annexe

    Hi All, I am Faraz, I'm a Mechanical Project Engineer by trade. This is my first post on these forums. I am looking for some insight into a problem I'm having. I currently have a 6mm Cable running from the main RCD to a 9.8kW shower in a Granny Annexe. the wire currently runs about 25m long...
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