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Business Gas Connection

We install and coordinate gas connections, either as a standalone service or as part of a multi-utility installation, to eradicate the hassle and complexity of dealing with multiple parties. From quote to implementation, we go above and beyond to help ensure your new gas connection to the grid is simple and stress-free.

Gas connections for industrial and commercial developers

Crown Energy provides seamless gas connection services for businesses of all sizes across the UK. We have a great reputation for innovation, technical quality and compliance with all appropriate health and safety standards. So, whether you’re a housing developer, business owner or homeowner, we can help with every aspect of your network connection, gas meter installation and new energy supply contract.

We install all types of gas connections, regardless of their size, with minimal disruption. From the planning stages to powering on, and everything in between, we can get you connected with ease. We are always ready to discuss your requirements and provide free advice on the product best suited to you.

To learn more and discuss your project with our experienced team, call us today on 0330 123 2255 to speak with one of our commercial gas experts or fill in our online quote form.

Gas Connection

Getting you connected to the grid

It’s our aim to provide you with a total end-to-end utility solution, carried out by our professional team at a competitive rate, with little or no disruption to the day-to-day running of your business.

To start, you’ll need to locate your gas supply number. You’ll have an MPRN, or Meter Point Reference Number, on your gas bill or statement. It’s used to pinpoint individual gas supply points and tends to be a 10-digit number displayed in a grid, starting with the letter S. If you’re unsure, don’t worry as we can help, just simply get in touch today.

What you can expect with Crown Energy

We offer a complete and seamless gas connection service from start to finish and can answer any questions you may have with any related services and even recommend the best energy provider for you. Early advice from an experienced company with technical knowledge and project engineers on the ground can cut costs and ensure your vision is achieved on time.

Whatever your budget or timescale for a new gas connection, you can count on us to get the job done. Your account manager will source and scrutinise quotes and advise you on the most suitable course for your project. Our gas connection service will leave you with little or no disruption to your business.

To get your business connected to the grid, simply contact Crown Energy today on 0330 123 2255 to speak to one of our friendly team to discuss your gas requirements.

What we offer

  • Planning and design – tailored plans and quotation
  • Project management – streamlined and dedicated service
  • Increase or decrease of supply – gas, electricity, water & telecoms
  • Complete infrastructure – cables, mains, pipework, mains connections, disconnections & diversions
  • Metering – installation, alteration and removal of all meters
  • Tailored energy contracts – fixed and flexible to suit the contractor, developer & end user
  • Temporary energy supply – for construction sites
  • Site investigations and evaluations – to ensure health & safety

Three steps to your new gas connection

We understand that there are enough things to think about with your development without the added complications of ensuring your utility connections are completed in a timely manner. That’s why we work with you to ensure everything is delivered as smoothly as possible, with just 3 simple steps involved:

  1. Application – Download an application form, fill it in and return it to us. Then one of our experienced design engineers will check it over and then begin the design and quotation process.
  2. Design & quotation – We will send your quotation along with any site plans to you. Each quotation will show how long it is valid for.
  3. Acceptance – Once you’ve accepted the quote and made payment we’ll process your connection and commence with the project, keeping you informed at every stage.

Whatever your reason for getting connected to the national gas grid, we are dedicated to getting you the best possible price and service. To find out more about how we can help you, contact Crown Energy today on 0330 123 2255.

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Why choose Crown Energy?

  • We make energy simple – reduced timescales and budget
  • UK based contact centre – we’re here to help
  • Specialist project management – an end-to-end service
  • Nationwide service – utility connections anywhere in the UK
  • Highly trained advisors and designers – free and professional advice
  • Competitive gas, water and electricity connection rates – fantastic value
  • Streamlined process – no more unnecessary paperwork, site disruption & legislative headaches
  • Dedicated account manager – one point of contact throughout

How much does it cost to connect gas to my business?

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The cost of getting a new gas connection can vary hugely depending on a wide array of factors, including:

The remoteness of your area – approximately 3.6 million homes are off the national grid. If your property is in a remote area it can be challenging to connect gas to your property which can increase the cost of getting a new gas connection.

The number of appliances – the more energy required, the bigger the cost of the supply.

Has the property previously had gas? – if it has, it is likely a simple task to get you reconnected, so costs will be kept to a minimum.

The complexity of the works – if the installation work requires access to nearby properties, road closure etc. all of this will likely increase the cost of the work.

The distance of the gas meter from the mains – the further your property is from the mains, the more difficult it is to get connected, therefore the more costly the job.

How do I find out if there’s a gas connection nearby?

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If your property has neighbours close by and they have a gas connection, then it’s likely there’s a supply right on your doorstep. Get in touch and we can check to see where the nearest main is.

Alternatively, if they don’t have a gas connection or you are in a rural area, we can also advise on the costs to bring in a new infrastructure which will allow for a connection to your property.

We have a team of specialists on hand to help with all areas of gas connections and assist you with finding out if you have a nearby supply and advise you on the next steps.

Who owns the gas pipes?

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Gas pipes are owned by infrastructure providers such as your local distribution network owner (DNO), including National Grid, Northern Gas Networks and Wales and West.

How do I find out who my gas supplier is?

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You can find out who your gas supplier is on a recent energy bill. Alternatively, you can use the Meter Point Reference online search tool here.

If there's gas in my street, can I get it connected at my property?

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If you’re in luck and there’s a gas connection nearby, contact Crown Energy to obtain a quote and to start the process. We have vast experience providing gas connections to homeowners. We project manage the whole process from the outset for you to ensure the job is completed quickly and professionally and with as little disruption as possible.

Don’t forget, a gas connection simply gives you a source of gas to tap into, so you’ll also need to get a gas meter fitted. This must only be installed by a registered company who carries out the work in line with Ofgem guidelines.

What is my MPRN number? And MPAN number?

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They are unique reference numbers for your gas and electricity supply that can be found on your energy bills. If you don’t have a bill, your energy supplier or DNO can tell you what it is, or you can call the National Grid on 0870 608 1524.

MPRN stands for Meter Point Reference Number and relates to your gas supply. It is used to pinpoint individual gas supply points and tends to be a 10 digit number displayed in a grid that starts with the letter S.

You will also have an MPAN number for your electricity supply that stands for the Metering Point Administration Number. It can also be known as an S number or supply number.

To find out more about our gas connection service, get in touch with our team of experts on 0330 123 2255.

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