Kitchen Power Point Conundrum


Hi,
I wonder if anyone can offer a reasonably elegant solution to this little problem.
We've fitted a new kitchen, and the design included having _under-worktop_ fridge & freezer separates.
We fitted new power sockets on the wall where the fridge & freezer were going to be positioned, and everything looked fine.
This morning, the fridge & freezer arrived and we find that, while they will technically fit under the worktops... they will only do so as long as they're not plugged in!
The combined depth of the socket and plug behind the appliances means that, when plugged in, the appliances protrude out forward of the worktop. (The dimensions on the appliance specs did not include plug depths of course, so we didn't take them into account.)
We could even live with this, except that the protrusion means that we couldn't open the cupboard which is adjacent, and at right-angles to, one of the appliances. (The cupboard hinge is in the corner formed by the cupboard itself and the freezer.)
Re-siting the sockets is a bit out of the question now, because all the alternative locations are taken up by beautifully fitted kitchen cupboards.
I'm thinking of some sort of recessed power sockets, so that the plugs don't protrude from the walls. Does anyone know if they exist, and if so where they can be sourced?
Or is there a better solution?
TIA Robin Cheshire, UK
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run a spur to the inside of the adjacent cupboard(s) and plug the appliances in there. This assumes that the sockets alone will allow a flush fit (ie without plugs)
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You could always replace the existing sockets with switched fused spurs or if they are swithed from above the work-tops fused spurs.Both these have bottom flex outlets so as long as the fridge fits without being plugged in this solution may help.
HTH CJ
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