I realise this will be spec'd in the installation manual for the hob,
but I haven't bought that yet and need to plan the cupboard layout.
The "re-use of gas appliances" guidance doc suggests, in the absence of
other info, 50mm separation between the edge of a hob and overhead
cupboards (not to an adjacent vertical surface); I'm planning on 100mm
so am assuming that this will be OK for any normal 600mm four burner hob
- unless someone here tells me otherwise ... ?
Not the clearest of pictures but I think it is saying the opposite.
Minimum height clearance for the width of the hob (1) is 760mm.
Minimum height clearance at the width of the hob plus 50mm each side is
Bah! You are, of course, right. I hadn't seen the footnote which says
that "1" refers to the hob width (I thought it was just a reference to
tie the first two diagrams). I will ensure the clearance is at least
50mm, as originally planned.
Thanks for pointing-out the error.
On 26/03/14 19:56, Biggles@flies_undone.com wrote:
If you look at the installation instructions of most cooker
manufacturers, you will probably find you're allowed to position the
overhead cupboards in line with the edge of the cooker so long as you
respect the minimum height (usually around 400mm).
It's the benchmark for acceptable practice in building regs so I'd say
that made it an enforceable requirement.
As it's the requirement for clearance from combustible material I'd say
in this case that the regs trump the manufacturers' instructions in case
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