British Gas and Hive. Build your smart home with Hive

We work closely with Hive to bring you a range of smart tech and services to transform your home.

A beginner’s guide to smart homes. What is a smart home?

A smart home is a home made up of connected appliances and devices that you can control remotely from your smartphone. Any home can be a smart home. So we’ve put together a guide to help you get started.

Read our beginner’s guide

The Hive Welcome Plan. Let us help you get started

The Hive Welcome Home plan is a great way to start turning your home into a smart one. It’s got everything you need to get your lighting and electrical appliances just right.

Explore the Hive Welcome Home Plan

Integrating Hive into your home. Connect Hive to your other smart devices

You might already have a raft of smart devices in your home. Hive products are compatible with lots of other smart tech, like Amazon Echo, Google Home and IFTTT (If This Then That). So if you like the sound of, “Alexa, turn my light(s) on”, follow the link below.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How secure is smart home technology from British Gas and Hive?

British Gas and Hive have strict security measures in place to protect your personal information and access to your system, including robust procedures and using industry standard SSL encryption. 

Are Hive products and services free?

Hive products and services aren't free, but there are often great deals on offer for British Gas customers. Please check the Hive product and services pages for the latest prices.