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Standard User Tommer
(committed) Tue 08-Apr-14 13:31:55
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VM Fibre Install - Installation Concern.. Conrete wall


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I have a install date for VM set.

The router position is under the stairs and the floors have not been carpeted so the engineer should be able to easily get a cable to where I want indoors.

Outside there is a small concrete wall:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/blh2jf3dfhlrz20/0809201205...

I highlighted the mains water outlet. Would it be a fair guess that they would run it to there?

From there I am hoping they can run the cable along the main water feed to the entrance where I could pull it through.

..otherwise what can they do?

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Standard User pcoventry76
(knowledge is power) Tue 08-Apr-14 17:04:53
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In reply to a post by Tommer:
I have a install date for VM set.

The router position is under the stairs and the floors have not been carpeted so the engineer should be able to easily get a cable to where I want indoors.

Outside there is a small concrete wall:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/blh2jf3dfhlrz20/0809201205...

I highlighted the mains water outlet. Would it be a fair guess that they would run it to there?

From there I am hoping they can run the cable along the main water feed to the entrance where I could pull it through.

..otherwise what can they do?


Not much with all that [censored] in the way usually they just put the box on the wall and feed it in. i don't think they will touch a water main.
Standard User Tommer
(committed) Wed 09-Apr-14 15:53:26
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I was hoping as the water pipe goes directly into the house they could use that opening to run the cable.

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Administrator MrSaffron
(staff) Wed 09-Apr-14 16:08:51
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Unlikely, usually when they cable up a street there will be a small plastic tube outside each property. In your picture I would expect it under all that rubbish

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Standard User pcoventry76
(knowledge is power) Wed 09-Apr-14 16:17:45
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In reply to a post by Tommer:
I was hoping as the water pipe goes directly into the house they could use that opening to run the cable.


The installers don't have that sort of equipment. My property is like Andrew states. They have run a very small bit of what I think is hose pipe from the edge of the pavement to the box on the wall. Then it goes up the front to get to where I am sat now and over the roof to get to the back because it's in a block of 3 houses.
Standard User drummerjohn
(member) Wed 09-Apr-14 18:59:33
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The box will be terminated on the outside of the house. If you run conduit from the outside of the building to under the stairs and put in a draw string they will put it through otherwise they won't touch it.
Standard User athegn
(committed) Wed 09-Apr-14 19:33:26
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Please don't use the words "draw string"; "draw rope" at least!
Standard User pcoventry76
(knowledge is power) Wed 09-Apr-14 20:08:36
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In reply to a post by athegn:
Please don't use the words "draw string"; "draw rope" at least!


I'd be more concerned with the fact the council could take action, as that rubbish is not only an Environmental Health issue but also a great place for rats to live and breed.

People who use their front gardens as tips can get the following.
Community Protection Notice
Community Protection Notice + £100 fine
Taken to court and fined up to £2500
Asbo.
Prison.

Not to mention VM can refuse to do anything based on the obstructions in their way.

Edited by pcoventry76 (Wed 09-Apr-14 20:10:40)

Standard User Tommer
(committed) Mon 21-Apr-14 14:08:00
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Hahaha, thanks for the advice, how long was/is the rubbish there, amazing how much you've read into the situation, surprised you didn't provide links to some more relevant legislation, you foget what might happen if a little rabbit got stuck in there I could get in to trouble for that.

...anyways. The VM guy came and found a duct that he used into the front garden, then tacked under the window and we pulled the cable through.

I asked about using my own cable and he said the stuff they used is around £600 a drum so they always prefer to use it.

Lovely 100mb.

Cheers for the replies people.

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Standard User Tommer
(committed) Mon 21-Apr-14 14:09:46
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Correct! it was under there ;D

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