| >low-voltage outdoor lights, with transformer inside house plugged into std
| >13A mains socket.
| >Problem is the transformer is ugly and not very discrete when fixed to wall
| >next to socket.
| >Solution. Spur current socket ( which is on ring main ) to provide power to
| >an additional fused switch next to it,
| >chase the switched supply, in conduit, down the wall to a 30A or 40A 3
| >terminal junction box located under the floor boards,
| >locate the ugly transformer in the void under the floorboards ( possibly on
| >a batten between joists to avoid it sitting on the floor )
| >Connect the transformer mains connection to the junction box.
| >Transformer would be located approx. 1 metre from the external cavity wall.
| >Is this safe practice ?
| >Would I be breaking any wiring regulations by doing this ?
| Provided that you can access the transformer and junction box if
| necessary, and that the transformer has sufficient airspace round it for
| ventilation, that should be fine
| Tim Mitchell
Suggest also subject to the "fused switch" having a fuse of rating appropriate
transformer and it's cable.