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Hi Guys, 4 Bed house I am going to rewire have two electricity meters. Customer want to install seprate consumer unit for upstairs on one meter and downstairs on the other one. Incoming supply is single phase with seprate cut out for each one.
my question is wheather it is allowed or not as I think there will be situation where supply from differant consumer unit will be present in switches in hallway upstairs and downstairs (staircase). Do I have to notify twice to bc? Kitchen extension and loft is new built. Any suggestion please? Thanks in advance
 

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Keep upstairs and downstairs separate.
1 switch fed from upstairs C.U at the bottom of the stairs for the stairs.
And a separate switch fed from downstairs for the Hall / entrance.

It'll get confusing, as it probably already has, with Energy suppliers who won't recognise 2 meters at 1 single address.
 

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If it’s going to be two flats in the future, the customer should really be thinking about it now.
Is there two water supplies also, with no interlinking between the two? Two heating systems?
You’ll have think of fire breaks between the two properties, eg fire hoods on down lights etc.

If the customer hasn’t thought of these things now, it’ll be a huge upheaval later on
 

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