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J Child Mechanical Plumbing Gas Ltd

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78 Reviews

Opening Hours
Today - 07:30–18:00
  • Monday 07:30–18:00
  • Tuesday 07:30–18:00
  • Wednesday 07:30–18:00
  • Thursday 07:30–18:00
  • Friday 07:30–18:00
  • Saturday - Closed
  • Sunday - Closed


J Child Mechanical Plumbing & Gas. Gas Engineers Plumbers specialising in maintenance, servicing and construction of plumbing, heating, ventilation, gas and other mechanical services in both the domestic and commercial environment.

We specialise in:
- Commercial and Domestic new builds and alterations.
- Plant room construction and maintenance.
- Air Source Heat Pumps and Underfloor Heating design and
- Boiler repair, boiler service, boiler replacement.
- Central heating repair and maintenance, radiator replacement.
- Bathroom plumbing and bathroom renovation/remodel.

- Are DBR checked.
- Are Domestic and Commercial Gas Safe Registered
- Have been extensively reviewed on other sites and have
excellent ratings.
- Are on Facebook and Instagram.
- Dont take short cuts.
- We always put you, the customer, first.
- We are highly reliable,
- Have the utmost respect for your property and privacy.
- We offer great value for money.

What we do

  • Plumbers

    • Emergency plumbing services
    • Unvented cylinder installation and maintenance
    • Water softener installation and maintenance
  • Heating contractors

    • Central heating systems (installation and servicing)
    • Immersion Heaters
  • Boiler, central heating and gas engineers

    • Boiler installation
    • Boiler repair
    • Boiler servicing
    • Gas cooker installation
    • Gas cooker repair
    • Gas emergencies
    • Gas fire repair and servicing
    • Gas safety testing and inspection
    • Immersion Heaters
    • Radiators and central heating
    • Underfloor heating
  • Bathroom fitters

    • Bathroom Installation
    • Accessible bathrooms and showers
    • Bathroom refurbishment
    • Electric Showers
    • Wet rooms
  • Gas installers

  • More Services

    • air source heat pumps

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Very quick and efficient
Customer Service
Very polite and professional throughout. Quick to identify issue and booked us in very quickly. Very reasonable. Will use again.
Customer in Hertfordshire Posted on 14/09/2021 , work completed 09/09/2021
Superb professional service.
Customer Service
I had a hole-in-the-wall gas fire installed which initially required two separate visits and liaison with a builder completing an external chimney. John was helpful and knowledgeable from the outset and coordinated effectively with the builder. Due to unforeseen circumstances, it was necessary to change the date for fitting the fire and John was flexible and accommodating. The work was of a very high standard, John cleaned up after himself, leaving everything in very good order and as important the price was exceptionally reasonable. I would highly recommend this company to anyone and based on my positive experience have already scheduled in servicing for the fire as well as the central heating.
Customer in Central Bedfordshire Posted on 08/09/2021 , work completed 19/08/2021
Excellent Service
Customer Service
As always excellent service from J Childs Mechanical Plumbing Gas Ltd. Booked in for a routine boiler service, I mucked up the dates and due to work commitments couldn't be available for the date originally agreed. They sorted someone to come out to me saving me from rearranging another date and time off work. Thank you. The gentleman who came out to do the service was very polite and the work was done efficiently and quickly.
Jane in Cambridgeshire Posted on 29/04/2021 , work completed 20/04/2021
Excellent service
Customer Service
Can't criticise these people. We had a boiler problem which meant we were without heat, and they fitted us in the next day, which we really appreciated as the weather was cold. The work was done quickly and efficiently, and an option we had to decide upon was explained clearly. Highly recommended.
Customer in Central Bedfordshire Posted on 29/03/2021 , work completed 23/03/2021
Fantastic response & great service
Customer Service
My boiler broke down on the coldest day of this year, beginning of February and -6c. I had an insurance policy with British Gas and called them only to find that they couldn't come out to take a look until mid March, John Child arrived half an hour after my call. My 20 year old boiler had bit the dust and I needed a new one, which was ordered and fitted all before British Gas could even come out to take a look and for considerably less than they would have charged. This is the third time John Child has come to the rescue, as such I've cancelled my policy with British Gas and will be relying on them for all my plumbing and gas jobs from now on.
Customer in Central Bedfordshire Posted on 10/03/2021 , work completed 26/02/2021
Excellent work
Customer Service
I had a drip on the manifold for the underfloor heating. A different heating company wanted to replace the whole manifold unit. I used John as a second opinion. He came around very promptly and decided that a new unit was not necessary. He returned with two small parts, dismantled the leaking joints and replaced half a dozen o-rings. All now perfect for a fraction of the price the other company was going to charge.
Customer in Bedford Posted on 26/02/2021 , work completed 24/02/2021
Fast Response
Customer Service
We had a leaking component on our water heater which was causing a small flood. Called J Childs and Tania was very helpful. Was able to reschedule some work for one of the engineers and got him round to the house quickly. Diagnosed the issue and went to get a part - back within an hour or so. Excellent customer service and fair price - would definitely recommend. Thank you
Customer in Central Bedfordshire Posted on 23/02/2021 , work completed 26/01/2021
Very quick response and next day fix
Customer Service
My boiler stopped working overnight during -7 degrees temperature. I called J Childs plumbing in the morning and they came out within hours and carried out a diagnostic which identified it as either of 2 problems (faulty flame sensor or PCB fault). They got the parts and came mid-day the next day. They tried a new flame sensor first (cheapest resolution) and it worked. My final bill came in lower than the quote. Very fast and professional service. This is the second time I have used this company, I would recommend to anybody. Good customer service all round.
Customer in Hertfordshire Posted on 12/02/2021 , work completed 12/02/2021
None Better
Customer Service
Choosing a plumber can be a bit of a lottery, but I found a winner with J Child. I needed a leaking radiator replaced and the work was carried out very efficiently, on time and at very reasonable cost. Communication with the office was also very friendly and helpful. What more could you ask?
Customer in Central Bedfordshire Posted on 01/02/2021 , work completed 28/01/2021
Reliable, High Quality, Professional, Reasonably Priced, Efficient and Extremely Courteous
Customer Service
Every aspect of the service provided and work undertaken by each staff member of J Child was undertaken to a really high standard. The plumber arrived exactly on time, wore PPE, completed the work quickly, professionally, efficiently and was extremely courteous. He explained things clearly without being patronising. He got on with the job quickly, without any fuss. At the end he checked that I was happy with the work. The admin was clear, useful, informative and prompt. Cost was very reasonable. Booking the job was a very positive experience even though I made a mistake on my side. Everyone involved responded promptly and communicated well. What they said would happen, happened on time and in the way it was supposed to and without fuss. Really professional company, great team.
Customer in Central Bedfordshire Posted on 03/12/2020 , work completed 12/11/2020