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First Time Central Heating Grants

Home Grants First Time Central Heating Grants

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Phone: 0800 246 1797

Office London: Chelmsford road, Essex, England


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First Time Central Heating Grants

There are First Time Central Heating Grants available for installing central heating systems. In new homes that have never had a central heating system before.

The new central heating system needs to install to be eligible for the ECO Scheme for the first time. Central heating grants must provide space heating through a boiler.

The applicant should also receive one of the qualifying State Benefits, Tax Credits. Or Other Allowances unless they qualify under the ECO Flex Rules.

Central heating Grant

Qualifying Criteria for First-Time Central Heating Grants

You must be a homeowner or be renting a home, and you must be 18 or older.

First-time central heating grants are unavailable to homeowners. Who rent their homes from a local council. Or a housing association and those who own their homes as part of a shared ownership scheme.

1. Either you don’t have any heating at all, or you have one of the following heating systems in your home

The use of electric room heaters, including direct-acting heaters, and fan heaters. Or inefficient electric storage heaters can be hazardous to health

  • Gas room heaters; including gas room heaters with fixed mains connections
  • Gas fire with a back boiler for heat generation
  • Solid fossil fuel fire with a back boiler for the combustion of fossil fuels
  • Electric underfloor or ceiling heating
  • Heating of rooms with bottled LPG
  • Room heaters using fossil fuels
  • Wood/biomass room heaters
  • Oil room heaters

Contact Getafreeboiler to see if you qualify for a free central heating system.

Central Heating Grants
Gov UK


To learn more please about this scheme please visit the GOV.UK website. You can read more about what the energy company's obligations provides for Free boiler funding.