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Boiler Service, Repair And Installation In London, Croydon, Ealing, Lambeth, Wandsworth, Southwark, Greenwich and Camden

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How Long Does Boiler Installation Take In London?

The time boiler installation takes London can vary widely depending on a number of factors. These include the type of boiler being installed (for example, combi, system, or regular), the complexity of the installation, the condition of the existing heating system, and the specifics of your home.

On average, you can expect a straightforward London boiler installation to take between 1-3 days. If the new boiler is of a different type or it’s being located in a new place, it could take longer because new pipework may need to be installed or structural changes might be required.

Bear in mind that while the physical installation of the boiler might only take a few days, the total process can be longer if you include the time for the initial assessment, getting quotes, and scheduling the installation.

Remember, it’s important to use a Gas Safe registered engineer for any boiler installation in London or anywhere in England.

Always ensure to get a few quotes and check reviews before deciding on the company or engineer to carry out the installation.

See our guide on what happens during a boiler service.

How Much Time Does Boiler Installation Take In London?

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How Much Does Boiler Installation and Replacement Cost In London?

How Much Does Boiler Installation And Replacement Cost In London?

The cost of boiler installation in London can vary significantly depending on the type of boiler, the complexity of the installation, and the rates charged by the installer.

  • Combi Boiler: A new combi boiler, including installation, typically ranges from £1,500 to £3,500. Combi boilers are favored in the UK for their direct heating of water from the mains, negating the need for a hot water storage tank.
  • System Boiler: The cost of a new system boiler, including installation, generally falls between £1,600 and £4,000. System boilers necessitate a hot water storage cylinder but draw water directly from the mains, offering robust shower performance.
  • Regular (Conventional) Boiler: Regular boilers, also termed traditional or conventional boilers, come at a price range of £1,800 to £3,500, including installation. These boilers require both a cylinder and a tank and are suitable for homes with conventional heating systems using separate hot water cylinders and cold water storage tanks.

Please note that these costs are only estimates. The actual cost can vary based on a variety of factors, including the specific model of boiler you choose, any additional work that needs to be done (like replacing pipework or relocating the boiler), and the rates charged by your installer.

See our guide on the types of boilers you can install.

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Do I Need Permission For a New Boiler Installation In London?

Do I Need Permission For A New Boiler Installation In London?

In general no, boiler installation in London does not require planning permission as it is usually considered ‘permitted development’ under UK law. However, there are a few exceptions where you might need planning permission:

If you live in a listed building or in a conservation area, you may need to seek permission before carrying out a boiler installation in London, especially if the installation will alter the appearance of the building.

If the boiler flue will extend outside the property and it’s on the principal or side elevation facing onto a highway, you may need to apply for planning permission.

Please note that, regardless of planning permission, all gas boiler installations in the UK must be completed by a Gas Safe registered engineer to ensure they comply with safety regulations. It’s also a good idea to check with your local council’s planning department if you’re unsure whether you need planning permission for your specific circumstances.

Can I Do My Own Boiler Installation In London?

No it’s not legal for a non-Gas Safe registered individual to perform a boiler installation in London. This rule is in place to ensure the safety of residents and properties. Incorrect installation can lead to gas leaks, fires, explosions, and carbon monoxide poisoning. Gas Safe registered engineers are qualified to work safely and legally on gas appliances, including boilers.

When a Gas Safe registered engineer installs your boiler, they’ll also provide you with a certificate to confirm that the boiler has been installed correctly and complies with all regulations. If you’re replacing an old boiler, the engineer can also safely disconnect and dispose of your old boiler. Always hire a professional to ensure the work is done safely and correctly.

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