Electricity Private Poles ? Why Do I Need Them?

What Are Private Poles Used For? Why Do I Need Them?


An electricity  private pole is just that.  An electricity pole which will be classified as private.  Installed within the  boundary of your property.  This will stop any  overhead powerlines crossing your boundary from your neighbours property.

Without a doubt, the best installation will be a private pole for an aerial electrical service.

It should be noted, an installed connection is correct if installed without crossing the neighbours boundary.   Areas in Sydney, Blue Mountains  and Wollongong  are serviced mainly by electrical poles.  You can see the Connections  from Electricity Private poles to the main poles on the council strip.

Our Level 2 electrician will make a connection to the distributors pole. The distributor is Ausgrid or Endeavour in Sydney regions.  Most importantly, a first call of process is to get permission from the electrical distributor in your area to be able to connect. This will be before any works are started.  Furthermore,   a service route diagram will  be submitted as well as other documents requested by the  distributor.  Click on the link to find out who your distributor is.  https://www.ausgrid.com.au/Connections/Network-area-check

Factors when using Electricity Private Poles

There are many factors to consider when using private poles.

The pole supplied needs to maintain minimum clearance over roadways and public walkways.

Also, a diameter and thickness of a pole will be chosen and used to accommodate the powerline.  This will be due to the dependence on size or amps required or size of the electrical cable installed. Specific minimum clearances provided can be due to onsite vegetation, like trees etc.

Furthermore, all installations need to  be within the  rules of the Australian Electrical Standards 2000.  As noted above, importantly,  must not cross the neighbouring boundary property.

Wire In Electrical can supply a wide range of steel and timber poles. Our Level 2 electricians are  always up to date and current with the NSW Electrical Wiring Rules. On a yearly basis, the electricians undergo training.

Therefore, are able to provide a solution for any site across Sydney.  Including,  The Blue Mountains and within a 50km radius of Sydney Suburbs all the way down to Wollongong.


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