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C&R Plumbing & Heating Contractors Ltd

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5.0

18 Reviews

Opening Hours
Today - 08:00–20:00
  • Monday 08:00–20:00
  • Tuesday 08:00–20:00
  • Wednesday 08:00–20:00
  • Thursday 08:00–20:00
  • Friday 08:00–20:00
  • Saturday - Closed
  • Sunday - Closed

About

We are a family run business which has been taking care of central heating installations and plumbing services, not only in Colchester but also in the Essex and Suffolk areas for well over 30 years.

We are approved installers for Viessmann, Vaillant, Glow worm, Intergas and Atag boilers offer a 10 year manufactures warranty on most of the range of boilers.

Our extensive experience enables us to offer a full range of services from straightforward plumbing jobs such as replacing washers and ball valves, through to full maintenance and servicing of boilers, to complete replacement of heating systems and bathroom /wet room installations.

Please call us to discuss your next project and getting a free no obligation quotation.

What we do

  • Boiler, central heating and gas engineers

    • Boiler installation
    • Boiler repair
    • Boiler servicing
    • Gas cooker installation
    • Gas emergencies
    • Gas fire repair and servicing
    • Gas safety testing and inspection
    • Immersion Heaters
    • Power flushing
    • Radiators and central heating
    • Underfloor heating
  • Plumbers

    • Emergency plumbing services
    • Unvented cylinder installation and maintenance
    • Water softener installation and maintenance
  • Bathroom fitters

    • Bathroom design services
    • Bathroom Installation
    • Bathroom refurbishment
    • Electric Showers
    • Wet rooms
    • Accessible bathrooms and showers

Customer reviews

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Not only both Mr Brown and Mr Knights are courteous beyond compare, they are also very knowledgeable in their field. They patiently answered my questions and explained remedial options. Servicing of my boiler and repairing of my hot water cylinder was done quite swiftly and efficiently, at the precise scheduled date and time - the work areas were left neat and clean.
Customer in Essex Posted on 14/01/2021 , work completed 08/01/2021
Replacement Radiator
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Paul refitted and replaced a new radiator. He was very efficient and completed the work very professionally. C&R plumbing and heating contractors ltd arer highly recommended
Brian in Colchester Posted on 07/01/2021 , work completed 05/01/2021
Reliable, courteous & trustworthy
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We were very fortunate when a friend recommended C & R to us two years ago. Since then, the company has carried out boiler servicing and new CH installation work for us - the most recent this month when 8 radiators were replaced and the system power-flushed clean. We have been very happy with all the work that C & R has done. The team are all courteous, reliable and 100% trustworthy and are a pleasure to have working in the house. C & R carries out high quality work, within agreed timescales and at the price originally estimated. Earlier in the year - in the heart of lockdown - our boiler needed urgent attention. Jamie Brown talked us through the problem via FaceTime, resolved the immediate issue and then visited as soon as it was safe to check and complete the job. All very much appreciated. I recommend C & R with no hesitation or reservation.
Stephen in Colchester Posted on 18/12/2020 , work completed 10/12/2020
Great service.
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Great service from local firm. Have used many times for annual boiler service and anything required in between.
Customer in Essex Posted on 30/11/2020 , work completed 27/11/2020
Replacement of shower screen
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Prompt response to enquiry. Good presentation of quote. After advising quote acceptance prompt reply and date of work to be done. Traders arrived on time and completed work well. Phone call to advise work finished early therefore quoted price will be reduced. What good service?
Customer in Essex Posted on 20/11/2020 , work completed 19/11/2020
Reliable and speedy service
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I have been relying on Jamie and the rest of the team at C&R for many years and wouldn’t trust anyone else with our plumbing. They always arrive on time for a job and their work is exemplary to a very high standard. They completely refitted our bathroom last year and it looks superb. I recently had a plumbing emergency and Jamie arrived within hours. Highly recommend this company, first class service.
Customer in Essex Posted on 14/11/2020 , work completed 07/11/2020
Routine boiler service
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5 star performance - on time as arranged, friendly, efficient and good value for money. Highly recommended.
Rupert Posted on 16/10/2020 , work completed 14/10/2020
Fantastic Job
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I tasked Jamie and his team to move my boiler, instal an under the stairs WC and replace some radiators. Jamie came with sensible COVID precautions and a great attitude. He helped me visualise what needed to be done, gave a fair price and also was willing to work around other trades that I had organised. I couldn’t be more pleased. I have no hesitation in recommending C&R Plumbers.
Customer in Essex Posted on 22/09/2020 , work completed 17/09/2020
Replace old copper cylinder and upgrade to unvented system
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I asked C & R to visit to advise on how to improve the pressure for two showers and install two heated towel rails. Jamie visited punctually and was very professional. He offered suggestions and we discussed the pros and cons, he was open, honest and thorough. We opted for the cylinder removal and a new unvented system to go in the loft. His quote came through three days later and was clear and seemed a good price. We agreed a start date for two weeks later for a two day install. Well everything went as promised. Tommy and Paul turned up on time both days, worked quickly and cleanly, tidied up as they went and were cheerful and polite. The sort of tradesmen you are happy to have in your house. They finished by 5pm on the second day. They thoroughly tested the system and the rest of the house to make sure everything was working properly. They then invited me to inspect the work and explained what they had done and how it all works. The invoice came through a few days later with no hidden extras exactly as quoted. We now have two very good showers and smart heated towel rails. I would thoroughly recommend C &R to everyone. It’s how plumbing and heating should be !
Graham Posted on 10/08/2020 , work completed 24/07/2020
Endorsement Reference - reliable, honest plumbers...
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New boiler and extensive plumbing work on an extension, v.happy
Neill, Endorsement Reference Posted on 30/07/2020 , work completed 06/11/2019