16th Edition (reference only) – NOW superseded by the 17th Edition IEE Regulations.

chapter 5

chapter 6

Special Installations
  --1. - Introduction --2. - Bath tubs and shower basins
  --3. - Swimming pools --4. - Sauna rooms
  --5. - Installation on construction sites --6. - Agricultural & horticultural
--7. - Restrictive conductive locations --8. - Earthing for function & protection
--9. - Caravan, motor homes, caravan parks 10. - Highway power & street furniture
11. - Heating appliances & installations 12. - Discharge lighting
13. - Underground & overhead wiring 14. - Outdoor installations & garden buildings
15. - Installations of machines & transformers 16. - Reduced voltage systems
17. - Marinas 18. - Medical locations
19. - Exhibitions, shows and stands

7.10.1 - Introduction

Regulations for highway power supplies feeding street furniture and street located equipment are new to the 16th Edition. The need for such regulations has arisen because of the increasing use of electrical supplies for street and footpath lighting, traffic signs, traffic control and traffic surveillance equipment. These uses are described as street furniture. Also covered by the Regulations is street located equipment which includes telephone kiosks, bus shelters, advertising signs and car park ticket dispensers. As far as the Regulations are concerned, no distinction is drawn between the two categories, both street furniture and street located equipment being subject to their requirements.

It must not be thought that these Regulations apply only to installations on public highways. They must also be followed in installations within private roads, car parks, and other areas where people will be present. They do not apply to suppliers' works, which in this context means the overhead or underground supplies feeding the equipment. It does apply, however, to overhead or underground supplies installed to interconnect street furniture or street located equipment from the point of supply.


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Extracted from The Electricians Guide Fifth Edition
by John Whitfield

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