Do I need a cooker circuit into the kitchen?

Hi there - I do hope someone can help me

We are looking to replace our old diplomat range cooker (dual fuel) with a a stove richmond duel fuel. Now the old diplomat one could just be plugged into a normal socket - and we dont have a cooker circuit in the kitchen. Can the richmond be plugged in the same way or will i have to have a proper cooker circuit installed? The old cooker is dying so will need to replace soon.

Thanks for any help



  • inmypocketnottheirs
    You would need a separate cooker circuit. Consult a properly qualified electrician, one who is registered either with NICEIC, NAPIT or ELECSA.
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  • niklam
    niklam Posts: 48 Forumite
    Thanks for that

    So if we decided to go for the full gas model rather than the duel fuel we wouldnt need a cooker circuit?


  • rachbc
    rachbc Posts: 4,461 Forumite
    a gas one should just plug in to power the ignition, clock etc
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