Gas Installation Regulations

If you own a new gas cooker, gas hob or gas oven then you may want to research the gas installation regulations before having your appliance installed. Gas installation regulations have been put in place to ensure you safety.

We have provided you with some of the gas installation regulations below and although some of the gas installations may seem basic and simple, it is vital that they are all followed precisely.

Gas installation regulations for gas freestanding cookers:

–          Always hire a Gas Safe registered engineer to complete any gas installation.

–          Never attempt to install or fix a gas appliance yourself.

–          When installing a freestanding cooker with a high level grill, a minimum of 610mm clearance must be above the grill.

–          A freestanding cooker must have a minimum of 20mm clearance either side of the appliance.

Gas installation regulations for gas hobs:

–          Always hire a Gas Safe registered engineer to complete any gas installation.

–          Never attempt to install or fix a gas appliance yourself.

–          Gas hobs must only be connected using rigid copper piping, not a flexible gas hose.

–          When installing a hob a minimum of 750mm clearance is required above a gas hob to a cooker hood.

–          Any wall units that are either side of the hood must be at least 366mm above

–          A minimum of 300mm clearance is required either side of the hob if installing next to flammable material.

If you have any questions regarding gas installation regulations please feel free to contact our customer service team and we will be more than happy to help.

For further information, please call 020 8951 6822 or email info@cooker-service.co.uk and we will deal with your request.

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Sumera Siddiqi is an MA graduate in Creative Writing. She also ‘accidentally’ happens to have a Bachelors degree in Computing & Information Systems. She spent her childhood writing poems about her best friends, naughty siblings and angry teachers. She loves graffiti and sarcasm. She gets her writing inspiration from listening to loud people on buses and living with messy flatmates. She dreams of having super powers and enjoys long walks regardless of the weather conditions.