Kings and Barnhams Electrical Division recently had the pleasure of rewiring and replacing the lights and heating in The Parish Church of Wiggenhall St Mary Magdalene.
The existing, but obsolete high-level steel water pipes and column mounted quartz halogen heaters were stripped out and removed to clear the Nave of all unwanted obstructions. Installation of the new Chandeliers was carried out using PVC covered multicore mineral insulated copper cables (micc).
Each Chandelier required a 3 phase heating circuit to supply the 5 heating elements, and a separate single phase supply to the 10 fluorescent lights on each fitting, with 5 uplighting the arch and roof, and 5 lighting the seating areas in the Nave and Aisles.
These new Chandelier lights and heaters not only enhance the presence of this wonderful Church, they enable the use of the building all year round.
>Heating and lighting to the Chancel has been installed using 2 half chandeliers wall mounted, one on each side. They have 3 X 1.5Kw heating elements and 8 lights on each.
Each Chandelier is separately switched to give total flexibility.
The completed project has provided a well-lit church with a comfortable heating system, low running costs with very little maintenance. At the same time improving the visual appearance of the