British Gas boiler prices and installation costs 2022

British Gas is one of the largest boiler installation companies in the UK. They are also an energy company, offers boiler cover and repair, as well as new boilers. Based at Millstream, Maidenhead Road. Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 5GD, the British Gas new heating department install thousands of boilers every year and have a large workforce of Gas Safe registered heating engineers at their disposal. This does however come at a price as costs and overheads are paid for by their customers. This means that their boiler prices are higher than most local installers. Let’s take a look at how much a new boiler cost from British Gas.

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Compare British Gas boiler prices – How much is a new boiler from British Gas?

British gas boiler prices start at around £2,100 for a simple combi-boiler replacement. This is considerably more than the market average for a similar combi boiler replacement with companies such as Boiler central. The same new combi boiler with full installation would cost around £1,800. If you want to pay less you can compare some of the best boiler installation companies online now with us and get a quote in under 20 seconds online

How much does a British Gas new boiler cost?

A new boiler from British Gas will cost from £650 to £2,000 depending on the make and model you choose. This is just for the cost of the boiler and not the actual installation. The most popular British Gas combi boilers are made by Worcester Bosch. The extra costs involved from British Gas are labour and parts costs. These can range from £1,500 up to £5,000 depending on the amount of work involved. To help lower boiler installation costs you should compare boiler installers online and get a fixed price quote. 

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British Gas new Boiler Replacement costs  

British Gas new boiler replacement costs depend on what type of boiler you have, labour costs and which new boiler you want installing. Here is a shortlist of some of the new replacement boiler costs you can expect with British Gas. 

Replacement boiler cost £650 – £3,000
Labour costs £1,000 – £3,000
Back boiler removal with combi boiler replacement £4,000
Moving a boiler £600 – £1,500
Changing boiler type £1,000 – £2,000
Boiler flue £150 – £500
System flush £100 – £400

British Gas moving boiler cost & relocating your boiler

British Gas can move your boiler if required. If your having a brand new boiler installed just make them aware so they can add this into the price of installation. Even if you are wanting the new boiler moving along the same wall in the same room, expect a cost of around £200 for the work. If you are wanting British Gas to move your boiler from the kitchen to another room, such as a loft or utility room, expect moving costs of around £600. A British gas new heating engineers shoiuld be able to move a boiler to any room you require as long as you are aware that there are costs involved.

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British Gas boiler installation cost

As you can see, most of the British Gas new boiler installation cost are the labour costs. This is how much it will be to have your new boiler fitted by a Gas Safe registered engineer. Because British Gas have a large work force and overheads, their boiler prices are much higher in total. If you want to pay less for your boiler then you need to consider other installation companies such as Boiler Central who can offer you the same service and boilers at a much lower price.

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Booking a home survey with British Gas 

One way to get the correct new boiler for your home from British Gas is to book a home survey from one of their expert gas engineers. This means that they will send someone round to your home and they will do a survey of your property and current boiler to assess what new boiler and installation work are required. This should be free and the heating engineer from the British Gas new heating team will give you a range of boiler options and prices. All quotes given are no obligation and we recommend comparing prices online every time. Be aware that if you book a home survey, prices are generally higher.

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Getting a quote and buying a boiler online with British Gas

If you want to save yourself some money when buying a boiler from British Gas, you can do so by buying your boiler online and booking an installer from either Local Heroes or British Gas. The cheapest option is to book an installer from Local Heroes. This means that British gas will arrange for a new boiler to be delivered to your home and a local sub-contracted installer will attend your home and fit your boiler for you. This is a very cost-effective and easy way to get a better boiler installed in your home at a lower price. If you want your boiler installed by someone who actually works for British gas, then expect to pay a higher price for fitting. Be aware that the exact same work will be carried out but you will be charged more in labour costs.

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What boilers do British Gas fit?

British Gas fit every type of gas boilers from the top boiler brands in the UK. These include gas combi boilers, gas system boilers, gas regular boilers. The main boiler brands that British gas fit are Worcester Bosch, Ideal, Baxi, and Vaillant. You can get a fitting price from British Gas online for most of these boiler brands.

Is British Gas boiler replacement a rip off?

For a while now there has been talk of British Gas boiler installation being a rip off. It would be unfair to say that it is a rip off as you are paying for a new boiler and the work involved, but as they have a work force to pay that are salaried, they have to ensure that all costs are covered, while obviously attempting to make a profit for the business and shareholders. 

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British Gas Combi boiler prices including installation

Here is a combi boiler price list for British Gas. The list contains boilers that they offer and install across the UK. These are some of the most popular boilers in the UK. All these gas combi boiler prices include the cost of boiler installation by. a Gas Safe registered engineer. To compare the British gas boiler new boiler prices against other companies, you can find lower prices. Find out how much you can save on installation here by clicking get a quote.

British Gas New Boilers British gas boiler installation price
Worcester Bosch Greenstar 25Si Combi Boiler £2,155
Worcester Bosch Greenstar 8000 Life Combi Boiler £3,250
Worcester Bosch Greenstar 4000 Combi Boiler £2,350
Worcester Bosch Greenstar 30Si Combi Boiler £1,950
Worcester Bosch Greenstar 2000 Combi Boiler £2,200

British Gas boiler installation review

As you can see in our British Gas boilers review of their new boiler and installation costs, that British Gas isn’t the cheapest. Yes they do charge more, and they are a reputable company that install thousands of boilers every year across the UK, so they clearly have the trust of the country, but just because you are paying more doesn’t mean you are getting more and vice versa. 

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British Gas fitting boilers using Local Heroes

If you want to cut the cost of your British Gas boiler installation, you do have the option to buy your
boiler through British Gas but they can arrange a local installer from Local Heroes instead of one of
their own British Gas heating engineers. This will save you over £500 and you will get the same boiler
and fitting but at a lower price. This is the same as using other boiler installation companies such as
Boiler Central offers a wider range of boilers at better prices. British Gas has clearly seen that
this is a better way of fitting boilers in the UK at lower prices.

British Gas reviews – Trustpilot

Trustpilot is one of the largest review sites on the internet, and British Gas has over 76,000 reviews with an average of 3.1 stars out of 5. These reviews however are just for the company as a whole which includes their gas and electricity services as well as boiler cover and repair services. On the whole though as a large established company, you would hope that there would be better reviews. Compare this to other boiler installation companies such as Boiler central who have are rated excellent with 4.8 starts out of 5 on over 1,500 reviews.

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British Gas boiler grants 2021 – ECO scheme funding

British Gas can provide funding using the government’s Energy Company Obligation (ECO). These grants or extra funding are for measures to improve your home’s energy efficiency to help keep your energy bills down. The ECO Scheme is for low-income households and you have to be claiming one of the qualifying benefits to be eligible for any grants.  If you are a homeowner, the process is much easier for you to apply. If you do not own your home, you must contact your landlord first. As it is a grant scheme you may only receive partial funding towards any work carried out in your home.