Moving your gas meter outside
If your gas meter is taking up too much space in your home or business premises, it can be moved to the outside of your property. GEC can co-ordinate the relocation of your gas meter to the exterior and supply and install a meter kiosk or meter housing for protection against the elements. There are certain limitations as to where the meter can be positioned, we can advise you as to where the meter can be relocated after more information has been provided.
Expertise in coordinating gas meter relocations
Our position in the industry allows us to easily coordinate the implementation of Gas Meters and the supply solutions you need with minimal fuss. We aim to guarantee as little disruption to your premises as possible. With that in mind, you will be given your very own Account Manager to ensure one single point of contact throughout. That way, the whole process can remain simple, without the need to contact multiple parties.
From start to finish, we can oversee every aspect of gas meter relocation including:
- Gas meter relocation
- New gas meter installations
- Old gas meter removal
- Site investigation and evaluations
- Meter kiosk and meter housing
- Any queries relating to gas infrastructure and utilities
All work carried out by fully accredited and approved gas engineers
We do this by only working with accredited engineers, who we trust to deliver and ensure a secure infrastructure your business or home in order for it to run smoothly for many years to come.
Our deep understanding and knowledge of the industry allow us to ensure that all of the required work is carried out in the most efficient and cost-effective manner possible. From start to finish, we work with the most capable technicians and correspond with every incumbent statutory body and network provider to ensure we deliver a fully accredited, OFGEM-approved final result.
How much does it cost to relocate my gas meter?
We can’t provide an exact number without speaking to you first, as there are many different variables to consider. The cost of moving a meter will vary, depending on the distance of the move from the original location, if you’re moving the meter outside and if the gas supply pipe needs to be altered based on the new position.
Simply speak to a member of our dedicated team for a meter move and they will provide you with a no obligation quote that includes an accurate cost and breakdown of the work involved.
How long will it take to move my gas meter?
The pipe which is attached to your gas meter will determine how far we can move it. Before we can provide you with any timescales on how long it will take to move your gas meter, we require the following details:
- Full name and contact number
- Address of site
- The distance of the external pipework needed to move the meter
- The distance of the internal pipework needed to reconnect the gas boiler to the required location
Do I need to notify my gas supplier of any work?
You don’t need to notify your gas supplier of any modifications to the metering equipment within the boundary of your property.
Ready to learn more? Call today to speak with one of our gas meter experts on 0330 678 0660, who will be able to assist you and answer any of your questions.