What is the standard height of a socket?

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450mm up from the floor level.

Answered by Sarah, Electrical Safety Expert

Sockets need to be installed at least 450mm up from the floor level of a room.

TV points, telephone points, doorbells and light switches should be a max height of 1200mm from the floor.

Electrical sockets, switches and other electrical control devices should be a minimum of 350mm from corners of a room.

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