New connections

We install gas and electricity infrastructure, new meters, central heating and upgrade meters.

Why choose British Gas?

At British Gas we offer a range of services to suit your home. We can install your gas and electricity infrastructure, new meters, central heating and upgrade meters. And at British Gas we'll fit both electricity and gas domestic meters at no charge.

Gas & electric site work services

A range of metering services

Dedicated team of experts

Get Smart technology for your home

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0800 691 1707

Lines are open: Mon-Thurs: 8am-6pm, Fri: 8am-5pm, Sat-Sun: Closed.

Our connection services

Building your own home or house builders

We install gas infrastructure and our meter installation service is free of charge.

When getting a quote you'll need to have to hand:

  1. Postal address and postcode
  2. Installation date for your gas pipe (if you want a gas meter)
  3. Your gas meter MPRN (Meter Point Reference Number) if available
  4. Your electricity MPAN (Supply Point Number supplied by your local distribution network) (if you want an electricity meter).

For gas and electricity infrastructure design and quotations please download and complete the appropriate application form below.

Download electricity and gas dual lay application form
Download gas only application form

Customers in existing properties

We can provide new gas supplies and/or meters. We also provide gas meter upgrades and, if you choose to be supplied by us, we can fit your new electricity meters as well.

We offer several services:

  • New gas supply - We install new gas pipe services to your existing property
  • New gas meter installations only - For either new gas pipe connections or if the meter has been removed previously
  • Upgrades of gas meters if you require a larger meter - Please have your peak hourly gas load available when calling (maximum output of all gas appliances combined if running at once - this can be determined by your Gas Safe engineer)
  • Gas central heating installation - We can provide a free, no obligation quotation for a new central heating system or boiler.

Social housing

We have a dedicated social housing team to provide you with support for all your gas and electricity service and metering needs for both single and multiple dwellings.

We offer several services:

For existing properties only:

We provide a free, no obligation design and quotation for your gas and electricity infrastructure.

Download application form

For new build developments:

We can provide a free no obligation quotation for both gas and electricity supplies.

Download application form

Once we have received your application you will be contacted by one of our account managers who will manage your project with you through to completion.

Smart meters for new homes

We have the largest role out of smart meters. Wherever possible we will provide smart metering technology in new domestic builds.

Find out more about Smart meters

Call now for a quote

0800 691 1707

Lines are open: Mon-Thurs: 8am-6pm, Fri: 8am-5pm, Sat-Sun: Closed.

Other ways we can help

Gas & Electricity

We offer 4 different tariffs that have different features to best suit your needs.

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Free insulation

Even if you don't qualify for the Warm Home Discount your home may still be eligible to receive free insulation.

Find out more about free insulation