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I would appreciate some advice. I am installing a sound-proofed suspended ceiling. It is virtually airtight as every layer is sealed individually.

In order to maintain the integrity of the soundproofing I can only have one T+E coming through the ceiling for the light fitting. No chance for holes with junction box.

For the reason above the light in each room will be a radial twin and earth from the CU to each room.

So my question is:

Is it an acceptable practice to bring the supply from the CU to the switch first, and then have only one T+E going up to the ceiling light?

I will use connector block for the neutral to continue up to the light and the L will be interrupted by the switch.

That way if a fault was to occur all the connections would be easily accessible inside the backbox rather than having to break a very complicated ceiling construction.


I can't think of a regulation to oppose this practice but your input will be greatly appreciated as in my job I don't practice domestic electrical installations, rather control circuits.

Many thanks
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