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    Cost of fitting new electric cooker socket on wall

    Electricians

    Price too install electric cooker socket . Just a ordinary double socket there at the moment on the old electric oven . Can it not just be plugged in too the old socket ?

    Asked by John on 2nd Nov 2020
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    LP Electrical

    "Hello John,

    It is unlikely.
    The cookers rating will be a factor and its unlikely the socket you have is dedicated. It's likely its on a ring with lots of other appliances. The cooker really should be on its own regardless of previous set up. Lastly, the cost depends on your consumer unit location and how the cable will arrive to the kitchen.

    This is notifiable work. You should have a professional quote you, most of us won't charge for a quote or advice."

    Answered on 3rd Nov 2020 - Member since Sep 2020 - report
    C.D Electrical

    "Hello, it depends on the connection on the back of the cooker, the size of the existing cable and the rating of the MCB and the rating of the cooker."

    Answered on 3rd Nov 2020 - Member since Oct 2020 - report
    R.A.C.ELECTRICS.

    "Would need to know the overall Wattage of your new cooker before giving you an answer."

    Answered on 3rd Nov 2020 - Member since Sep 2020 - report
    SAI Electrical LTD

    "Hi,

    Not really, depending on the type of cooker, will need a separate circuit braker and a switch isolator. This would usually cost around £65.00"

    Answered on 3rd Nov 2020 - Member since Mar 2020 - report
    ASsociates Electrical Services

    "If it's fed by a 6mm cable from a 32amp breaker, then a simple replacement, if old cooker was gas needing ignition and oven feed. If not, then big bucks to run a new circuit."

    Answered on 3rd Nov 2020 - Member since Apr 2017 - report
    ECO LIGHT ELECTRICAL LTD

    "No you can’t installed to the old socket because the old socket is with 2.5mm wire you need minimum 6.0mm wire for the cooker."

    Answered on 5th Nov 2020 - Member since Nov 2017 - report
    JCEM Property Care Ltd

    "It would be around £130/£150 depends on accessibility on other electrics near the cooker outlet"

    Answered on 3rd Nov 2020 - Member since Jan 2019 - report
    FourBytes Ltd

    "Divide the rating of the hood in watts by 240 to give the amp rating of the device e.g. 1000w / 240v = approx. 4amp . Now , if the rating doesn’t exceed 13amp it is acceptable to spur of the ring main otherwise you would need to run a new circuit (unlikely unless you have an industrial type hood). So almost certainly you could use the existing socket to powder the hood ( assuming it’s not a spur already). Additionally, I would spur off this socket to a fixed outlet leaving the double socket in tact. Approx cost would be £50 + parts"

    Answered on 3rd Nov 2020 - Member since Aug 2020 - report

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