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Boiler Scrappage Scheme- Get a Free Boiler Here!

Boiler Scrappage Scheme Available 100% FREE  To All Applicants That Meet The Criteria

Do You Have An Old Boiler That Needs Upgrading ?

 Grants For New Boilers Include :

✅  Back Boilers   ✅ Gas Boilers  ✅Oil Boilers 

What Is The Boiler Scrappage Scheme ?

The UK boiler scrappage scheme was a scrappage scheme to subsidise up to 125,000 English households to install newer, fuel-efficient heating systems and stay warm without wasting energy.

 

Each qualifying household would receive a £400 grant from the government towards a brand new boiler.

IT ENDED IN 2017 BUT HAS BEEN REPLACED BY BETTER SCHEMES THAT ARE MORE ACCESSIBLE TO  PEOPLE IN NEED OF UPDATED HEATING.

THE £400 GRANT HAS BEEN INCREASED TO GIVE PEOPLE A BRAND NEW BOILER FOR FREE.

Households that took part in the scheme were expected to save between £200 and £235 a year on fuel bills, cut their carbon emissions and sustain work for the heating industry.

The scheme was announced by the Chancellor Alistair Darling in a Pre-Budget Report at the end of 2009 and launched on 5 January 2010.

A similar vehicle scrappage scheme had already been announced in the 2009 budget. The total cost was to be £50 million, with a further £150 million for the Warm Front Scheme.

To qualify, one had to live in England and have a working G-rated boiler.

Successful applicants received a voucher for £400 off the price of either a modern A-rated boiler or a renewable heating system (such as a biomass boilerheat pump or micro CHP).

After a completed installation, the voucher could be redeemed from the Energy Saving Trust for its £400 monetary value.

Some suppliers were criticised for high prices of the replacement boilers offered.

Even though some of the major power companies were offering a further £400 discount to match the government voucher, their overall price was still considerably greater than that from an independent fitter.

Unlike some other UK schemes, the scheme was taken up widely and all 125,000 vouchers were claimed within a few months, with the scheme then closing.

The current scheme is now targeted at benefits claimants, that have boilers over 18 yrs old or back boilers are fitted.

Need A New Replacement Boiler? Try These Grants First

A new or replacement boiler usually will cost you from  £1,600 up to £7,000 depending on the model and what work that needs to be done. 

There are grants for new boilers are available from the government  that you may be able to claim which will help you to lower the cost.

The Boiler Scrappage Scheme &  The Energy Companies Obligation scheme (ECO) are still available to help the UK to upgrade their boilers.

Some people are even be entitled to a 100% free boiler.

This blog will guide you through all the 4 grants for a new Boiler Schemes available for 2024 and details of who is eligible and how to go about applying.

 

 

Who is Entitled To The Boiler Scrappage Scheme

Grants For New Boilers Criteria is very strict now and many applications are rejected.

Please read below for the criteria before applying.

You Are  A Home Owner In Receipt Of  A Qualifying Benefit   ( Or Live With One )

✅ You Have A   NON CONDENSING BOILER  – ( Fitted Before 2005 )  OR   A Back Boiler  ( Fitted Behind The Fire )  OR  No Boiler Fitted

✅ Your  Home EPC  Is  E – F – G

 

The Boiler Scrappage Scheme 2024 - Choose Your Free Boiler

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The Boiler Scrappage Scheme - How To Apply

If you are interested in a Grant For A New Boiler , please take a short survey below to apply.

All Eligible Applicants will be contacted within 24 hours. All data supplied is respected in line with our privacy policy 

Ends Jan 31 2024

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The Boiler Scrappage Scheme -Qualifying Benefits

  •   Child Benefit  ( Income Thresholds Apply)
  •  Child & Working Tax Credits 
  •  Employment & Support Allowance
  • Housing Benefit

      

  • Income Support 
  •  Job Seekers Allowance  
  •  Pension Credit 
  •  Universal Credit

How Does The The Boiler Scrappage Scheme Work?

STAGE 1

You Apply By Taking A  Survey On This Page.

We Check Your Application

Unsuccessful Applications Are Binned.

 

STAGE 2

If Eligible,  One Of Our  Approved Install Partners Will Call You And Book Your Free Survey.

PLEASE ANSWER YOUR PHONE!

STAGE 3

 Your 100% FREE Heating & Insulation Is Fitted Within 21 Days

 

See Our 100% Genuine Reviews

Aidan Costello -Landlord 

A very helpful service to access grant aided heating improvements. Followed up progress until new heating installed. thanks.

Kiran Patel – Landlord

“Had a boiler installed through Carlo.

Installers were very helpful and cleaned up after themselves. Very pleased.”

Pauline Robinson

The Engineer who fitted my new gas boiler was thorough, professional, and well-explained how the system worked. Overall  I received a first-rate service, which I would highly recommend.

 

The Boiler Scrappage Scheme - Video

The Boiler Scrappage Scheme - How To Apply

If you are interested in a Grant For A New Boiler , please click the button below to apply.

All Eligible Applicants will be contacted within 24 hours.

Ends Jan 31 2024

Why Is the government giving grants for boiler replacement ?

Most people on benefits will have an old boiler fitted and will not be able to afford the £2000 or so to have it replaced.

The government have stepped in with  Grant Money from the Eco 4 Scheme to help these such people and the Grant For New Boilers Scheme was born.

For people not on benefits , you can choose the Boiler Upgrade Scheme which is a £7500 grant to upgrade to a heat pump.

Over a million boilers have now been exchanged since 2013 when the scheme first started.

The Boiler Scrappage Scheme 2024 - What Are Available In The UK

Does The Boiler Have To Be Faulty To Qualify For The Eco 4 Scheme For Boilers ?

The boiler has to be  below 85% efficiency which most non condensing boilers are. It does not necesarily have to be faulty to qualify for the free grant.

Our engineers have to do a thorough test including Energy efficiency tests, combustion and safeness tests to qualify it.

This does not apply to the Boiler Upgrade Scheme where all home owners can apply.

 
 

Can I get a grant for a new boiler if I'm not on benefits?

There is a scheme called LA Flex which allows people not claiming a benefit to qualify as long as they meet other criteria such as low income and health conditions.

A lot of councils have not signed up to this scheme and so many  non benefit applications end up in the bin.

Feel free to apply but be aware that over 90% of applications are rejected sorry.

any grants for boiler Replacement in Scotland

Scotland is also covered under the Eco 4 Scheme for free boiler replacement subject to meeting other criteria. 

Please see our Grants For Boilers Scotland page for full details of the scheme and how to apply

The Boiler Scrappage Scheme-Types of Boilers Covered

1. Condensing Boilers

Condensing boilers are highly efficient and use the heat produced during the combustion process to preheat the water before it enters the central heating system. This type of boiler is suitable for both heating and hot water requirements. With their high energy efficiency rating, condensing boilers are eligible for grants in The UK

2. Combi Boilers

Combi boilers, also known as combination boilers, are versatile and space-saving units that provide both heating and hot water on demand.

They do not require a separate water storage tank, making them a popular choice for homes with limited space. Combi boilers are covered by grants in the UK and offer excellent energy efficiency.

3. System Boilers

System boilers work alongside hot water cylinders, which store and distribute hot water throughout your home.

This type of boiler is suitable for larger properties with multiple bathrooms, as it can provide hot water to several outlets simultaneously. System boilers are also eligible for grants  offering homeowners the opportunity to upgrade to a more efficient heating system.

4. Biomass Boilers

Biomass boilers utilize organic materials, such as wood pellets or logs, to generate heat and hot water. They are considered a renewable and environmentally friendly heating solution. Biomass boilers are eligible for grants in UK, promoting sustainable and efficient heating options.

5. Oil Boilers

Oil boilers are commonly found in rural areas where access to natural gas is limited. These boilers use oil as the fuel source and are known for their reliability and efficiency. Homeowners with oil boilers can benefit from grants in the UK to upgrade to newer, more efficient models.

6. Electric Boilers

Electric boilers are a viable option for homes without access to gas or oil supplies. They are compact and can be easily installed, making them suitable for smaller properties. While electric boilers may have higher running costs compared to other types, and can help offset the initial investment.

7. Heat Pumps

Heat pumps extract heat from the air or ground and transfer it to your home, providing both heating and hot water. They are highly efficient and environmentally friendly, as they utilize renewable energy sources. Heat pumps are covered by Eco 4 grants  encouraging homeowners to adopt greener heating solutions.

The Boiler Scrappage Scheme Index

Free Boiler Grants

All Non Condensing Gas Boilers  Can Be Exchanged 100% Free Of Charge For an A Rated Condensing Boiler.

(FITTED BEFORE 2005 WITH AN EPC OF E-F- G )

This Grant Is For Home Owners In Receipt Of Benefits  Only and  Is Set To Run Until March 2026

The Grant For a New Boiler Is also Known As Age Concern Boiler Grants & British Gas Free Boiler Scheme.

Free Back Boiler Grants 

All Back Boilers Behind The Fire  Can Be Converted To A Combi  100% Free Of Charge

An A Rated Condensing Boiler Will Be Fitted

This Grant Is For Home Owners In Receipt Of Benefits  Only.

Grants For Oil Boilers

All Non Condensing Oil Boilers Including Back Boilers Can Be Exchanged For A  Heat Pump 100% Free Of Charge.

Again This Grant Is For Home Owners In Receipt Of Benefits  Only.

The Grant Is Valued at Up To £20k when you take into account the Free Insulation & Ventilation Package Included.

Some Of The Less Efficient Homes Rated F & G may Get  Free Solar Panels Too.

Boiler Upgrade Scheme (BUS)

The Boiler Upgrade Scheme was introduced in 2021 and has been extended until 2028.

This scheme, applicable in England and Wales only provides grants to help replace fossil fuel heating systems with more sustainable alternatives such as renewables.

Non Repayable Grants of £7500 are available for the installation of low-carbon systems, specifically heat pumps and biomass boilers.

Eligible Applicants will  receive a grant of £7500 to cover part of the cost of replacing your existing gas boiler with a heat pump or a biomass boiler.

All Fossil fuel heating systems, including oil, gas, or electric, are eligible for replacement under this scheme.

APPLY FOR THE BOILER UPGRADE SCHEME

Warmer Homes Scheme Scotland

The Scottish Government’s Warmer Homes Scotland programme offers funding and support to households struggling to stay warm and keep on top of energy bills.

For more info and to see if you are eligible see SCOTLAND WARMER HOMES SCHEME

Nest Scheme For Wales

There are Grants for new boilers under the Welsh  Nest Scheme

THIS SCHEME IS FOR WELSH RESIDENTS ONLY. YOU CAN STILL APPLY FOR ECO 4 GRANTS WITH US TOO.

grants for biomass boilers

Homeowners  can now get a grant of £7,500 to help with the installation costs of Biomass Boiler on the Boiler Upgrade Scheme .

To qualify for a Biomass grant under this Eco 4 Scheme your property must either be located in a rural area, or in area with no mains gas supply.

 

The Boiler Scrappage Scheme - How To Apply

If you are interested in a Grant For A New Boiler , please click the button below to apply.

All Eligible Applicants will be contacted within 24 hours.

Ends Jan 31 2024

Are there any Age Concern Boiler grants for pensioners?

Yes. Pensioners will be eligible as  long as you receive Pension Credit and meet the other requirements, you can apply.

Please See Our Age Concern Page For Details.

Are there any grants for new boilers if no boiler fitted?

There Are Free Boilers For Pensioners Even If You Do Not Have A Boiler Fitted.

You Can Apply For The Free Central Heating Grant For Over 60s . This grant will fit you a brand new heating system Free Of Charge if you meet the criteria.

 

Any grants for new boilers With british gas ?

British Gas is funding the Grant For boiler Scheme along with all the other energy companies but they do not take an active part in any installs or take applications for boilers.

The Scheme is called The Free Boiler British Gas Scheme because the general public does know it by this name.

Please see our British Gas page here for details.

Are There Grants For New Combi Boilers ? - My existing Is A System Boiler?

If you have a system boiler fitted, depending on which installer you are allocated, you may be able to get a free conversion to a combi on the grant scheme.

This will depend on how big a grant you are awarded which does depend on existing insulation levels and  your EPC rating. 

What Grants For Heating Are Available On Eco 4

Other heating grants available to people in receipt of benefits are :

FREE CENTRAL HEATING

FREE STORAGE HEATERS

FREE HEAT PUMPS

FREE WARM AIR HEATING UPGRADE

Any grants for boilers northern ireland

The Grant For New Boiler Scheme for NI has now closed to new applications. The UK Eco 4 Scheme is not available to The Republic Of Ireland or Northern Ireland.

For details of new schemes coming out in Northern Ireland please see NI DIRECT. 

Is The Boiler Grant Scheme Open To All Age Boilers?

NO-  your boiler needs to be over 17 years old or be a back boiler.

We are getting a lot of applicants from people trying their luck stating their boiler is older than it really is.  We check boiler age on the Gas Safe Register which gives us an accurate date of when the boiler was actually installed.

We reject all spurrious applications.

Do boiler grants cover maintenance or repairs?

Boiler grants primarily focus on the replacement of inefficient boilers with energy-efficient models.

They  do not cover any maintenance or repairs , apart from any warranty issues that may arise in the 2 year warranty period.

Is Boiler Servicing In The Grant

No.

You are responsible for the yearly servicing payment yourself.

A boiler service should cost you around £60.

DO NOT LOOK THE GIFT HORSE IN THE MOUTH!

What are the Benefits of Upgrading Your Boiler?

Upgrading your boiler through a grant can offer several advantages, including:

  1. Energy Efficiency:New boilers are designed to be more energy-efficient, reducing your carbon footprint and saving you money on your energy bills.
  2. Improved Heating:A new boiler ensures optimal heating throughout your home, providing a more comfortable living environment for you and your family.
  3. Reduced Maintenance Costs:Old boilers often require frequent repairs and maintenance. With a new boiler, you can enjoy reduced maintenance costs and peace of mind.
  4. Environmentally Friendly: Energy-efficient boilers have lower emissions, contributing to a greener and more sustainable future.

 

The Boiler Scrappage Scheme - How To Apply

If you are interested in a Grant For A New Boiler , please click the button below to apply.

All Eligible Applicants will be contacted within 24 hours.

Ends Jan 31 2024

Can I apply for a boiler grant if I am a tenant?

No.  Your landlord is responsible for your existing gas boiler and you will not be eligible to apply for a free boiler.

Private rented homes have been excluded from The Grant For A New Boiler Scheme since 2017.

What happens if my application is rejected?

Many applications for a free boiler are now being rejected due to tough criteria.

You will not be eligible applying elsewhere and we suggest you look around for a good deal privately.

We usually email people who have been rejected with a reason .

Please see next question for an example email.

Rejection email

Dear Applicant

Thank you for your application for a Grant For a New  Boiler .  We Check Your Eligibility On The EPC Register  and The Gas Safe Register.

Unfortunately you are NOT ELIGIBLE under the current scheme rules.

Please See Reason Below In Red

EPC = B    EPC = C    EPC = D

  • CONDENSING BOILER FITTED      (INSTALLED AFTER 2005 )

As All UK Companies Work To The Same Criteria  You Will Not Be Successful  If You Apply Elsewhere.  

We  confirm we have deleted all your data supplied in line with our privacy policy.

Can I Apply For A Free Boiler Retrospectively

We do get some people who were not aware of the Grant For New Boiler Scheme and have purchased a new boiler privately and then found out they were entitled to the grant. They would like to see if they can claim back the price of the boiler they have paid out from the scheme retrospectively.

Unfortunately, this is not possible and you will not get anywhere by going down this route.

10 Things To Know About The Boiler Scrappage Scheme

1 – The boiler grant scheme, was introduced in 2013 to help millions of fuel poor households (those who spend more than 10% of their annual income on fuel) to replace their old or faulty central heating boilers for free.

2 – Only homeowners are eligible to apply.

Since October 2017 the government have changed the rules of the scheme which now excludes the Private Rented Sector.

Landlords now have to take responsibility for their gas heating in their properties.

3 – Boiler grants should be available until the Energy Company Obligation closes its doors on the scheme in September 2022 .

We do recommend that you do not delay if you are interested in applying as the scheme can be cut short at any time.

4 – If you qualify for the scheme you will receive a grant towards a brand new boiler (usually up to 75% is awarded depending on your property type and bedroom number ) which should result in cheaper bills.

You could save up to £300 a year if you’re replacing a G-rated boiler which are extremely inefficient

5 – The Boiler Grant Scheme 2019 is still being touted as a scheme to replace boilers for free however, due to funding cuts people are being asked to make a small contribution.

This contribution usually starts from £399 – £799 for a straight combi swap assuming no extras are needed.

This is a fantastic saving and is still very popular (apart from the free loaders who will not pay anything and make multiple applications trying to get it for free!  Sad 🙂

6: Benefits Needed To Apply

 The scheme isn’t open to everyone unfortunately.

 You have to be on certain qualifying benefits to apply and the criteria is very strict.

 Pensioners need to be in receipt of Pension Guarantee Credit and people of working age need to be on means tested benefits or on a disability benefit

 In a nutshell, if you’re on specific benefits and meet set criteria there’s a subsidised boiler grant out there with your name on it. !

7- Energy providers risk massive fines if they don’t meet carbon emissions targets set by the Government.

8 : Boilers eligible for replacement must be over 6 years with a fault found.

 Usually a valid reason to replace is that they are found to be less than 86% or they have an intermittent fault.

9 – Free Insulation Check Included with all applications.

The government wants all homes in the UK to be as insulated as possible and so as part of the process we will ensure that your loft and cavity are checked for possible new insulation.

10 – Over one million boilers have been replaced since 2013.

Is The £400 Boiler Scrappage Scheme Still Available?

 

No!  The Boiler Scrappage Scheme that gave everyone a £400 voucher to scrap their old boiler ( regardless of whether they claimed a benefit ) ended in 2010.

You can however apply for a free boiler if you receive a benefit. 

Boiler Scrappage Scheme Northern Ireland

The Boiler Scrappage Scheme for Ireland has now closed. There are no grants on this website for Ireland sorry.

Is This A Boiler Scrappage Scheme?

British Gas new boiler cost can be expensive due to their reliability and quality, see for example these Ideal boiler prices to compare.

YOU ONLY GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR HOWEVER.

You can expect to pay between £2,000-£3,000 for a smaller house, whereas you can expect to pay between £3,000 and £4,000 for a larger home, depending on how much work is involved

The Boiler Scrappage Scheme - How To Apply

If you are interested in a Grant For A New Boiler , please click the button below to apply.

All Eligible Applicants will be contacted within 24 hours.

Ends Jan 31 2024

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