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Electric Meter Boxes 

Our range of single phase and three phase meter boxes are manufactured from Glass Reinforced Plastic (GRP) which is a durable and robust material with excellent insulation and non-conductive properties. This results in a corrosion resistant, strong and versatile product which is ideal for the construction of meter boxes.

Tricel have over 40 years’ in the industry, and the experience earned over this period is imbued in the quality of our products. We also manufacture products using an in-house produced Sheet Moulding Compound (SMC) with custom moulding techniques.

In the United Kingdom meter boxes can either be wall mounted or recess mounted within a wall cavity. Our range of products offer a solution for every circumstance. All our electrical meter boxes conform to British Standard requirements BS 8567.

Domestic: Recessed meter box

UK Standard electrical recessed box

UK Standard electrical recessed box

The recessed unit is a GRP box with a backboard and is compliant to BS 8567: 2012. Each unit comes complete with key and locking system and is constructed to house domestic electricity meters. These units are highly durable and resistant to rusting and corrosion. Cable entry and meter tail positions are pre-drilled and units are supplied with infill cap. Cable entry via hockey stick.

Material Specification: Glass Reinforced Polyester Moulding (GRP). Fire Retardant BS476, Part 7, 1997, Class 2.
Dimensions: 595mm (h) x 409mm (w) x 210mm (d)

You can view the product brochure or visit the Meter Boxes Direct online store for more information.

Domestic: Wall mounted

UK standard surface mounted electrical meter box

UK standard surface mounted electrical meter box

Constructed to house domestic meter units, this product is durable, corrosion resistant and constructed from GRP. Compliant to British Standard BS 856: 2012 and ESI Standard 12-3 April 1986. These units are suitable for all meters including pre-pay and smart. Comes complete with key and locking system. Access door of unit hinges to the right.

Material Specification: Glass Reinforced Polyester Moulding (GRP). Fire Retardant BS476, Part 7, 1997, Class 2.
Dimensions: 596mm (h) x 410mm (w) x 220mm (d)

You can view the product brochure or visit the Meter Boxes Direct online store for more information.

Three phase: Recessed

3 phase tricel electrical meterbox

Three phase Tricel electrical meterbox

Large sized 3 phase electrical meter box which is surface mounted. May also be described as a large Permali electric meter box. Complies to ESI Standard 12-3 April, 1986. Suitable for all forms of meters. Easily cleaned and painted. Will not corrode, comes with locking system and key. Hinges on right hand side of unit.

Material Specification: Glass Reinforced Polyester Moulding (GRP). Fire Retardant BS 476, Part 7, 1997, Class 2.

Dimensions: 794mm (h) x 565mm (h) x 180mm (d)

You can view the product brochure or visit the Meter Boxes Direct online store for more information.

Mark 2: Surface mounted

Mark 2 electrical meter box

Mark 2 electrical meter box

The Mark 2 surface mounted meter box has been introduced as a smaller version of the Domestic wall mounted electrical box. This box comes supplied with multiple knock out positions.

The box is deeper than a lot of other boxes on the market to accommodate smart meters. It is manufactured in accordance with ESI standards and is complete with P2 backboards. Matching gas box also available.

You can view the product brochure or visit the Meter Boxes Direct online store for more information.

To view our full range of technical data relating to the products which we offer please visit our downloads page. If you have any queries relating to a product, please contact our sales team who will be happy to help with any and all queries that you may have.

3 Phase: Surface mounted

3 Phase surface mounted box

3 Phase surface mounted box

The surface mounted 3 phase electrical box is compliant to British Standard BS 8567; 2012. It also complies to ESI standard 12-3 April, 1986. These units are suitable for all forms of meters, and the construct material means that each unit is weather resistant and will not rust or corrode. The housing is also very easy to clean and the outer shell is paintable for incorporation within a colour scheme.

Cable entry position in via hockey sticks (not supplied) and the unit has multiple cable knock out positions. The product also comes complete with timber backboard, hinges, key and lock. The door hinges to the right and each unit is extremely low maintenance due to the durability of the product material.

Material specification: Glass Reinforced Plastic (GRP), Fire retardant to BS 476, Part 7, 1997, Class 2.

Dimensions: 794mm (h) x 565 (w) x 190mm (d)

Internal: 690mm (h) x 465mm (w) – (dimensions at rear)

You can view the product brochure or visit the Meter Boxes Direct on-line store for more information.

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 – Complete repair solutions

  • At Tricel we manufacture a variety of replacement doors and frames to  suit most boxes on the market today. We also stock replacement latches, locks, keys and hinges for all repair needs. For more information on our replacement doors and frames please visit our replacement doors page