Power points - minimum height?


I believe there is a minimum height above the floor, but my enquiry is regarding a brick outbuilding which is just below 30 sq metres and is exempt from Building Regs.
I would like to put the centreline of the power points about 20cm above the floor.
Any information or pointers would be much appreciated.
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The minimum height is stated in part M of the building regs is above 450mm from the floor.
But as you say you do not need building regs then do them at any height you see fit.
Adam
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ARWadsworth wrote:

Adam,
If the outbuilding is to be used as a workshop, then at a 20cm height, the sockets/plugs could well be prone do damage by kicking, dropping materials and tools etc.
In my own workshop all the power points and switches are at a minmum of shoulder-height to prevent such damage - I learnt the hard way after breaking a plug and getting one hell of a kick off it.
Brian G
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