12 Dec

Bank details & opening closing times

Dear Customers,

We have moved banks and therefore our bank details have changed. Please pay all invoices due to the new details below.

SORT CODE 05-05-73
ACCOUNT NUMBER 73799782
YORKSHIRE BANK 
48-50 MARKET STREET
MANCHESTER
M1 1PW

We would also like to take this opportunity to let you know that our last day for dispatching orders will be the 19th December. Any orders received after 2pm on the 19th December will be dispatched on the 2nd January 2020.

We will be closed from 4.30pm on the 20th December and will reopen at 8.00am on the 2nd January 2020. Also please keep an eye on the News section of our website as we have a host of exciting new products for 2020 and plenty of January offers to get the New Year off to a flying start.​

Merry Christmas from everyone here at Flue & Ducting Ltd.

Kind Regards,
Ryan Hancock
Managing Director
Flue & Ducting Ltd

03 Dec

Scientific review casts doubt on the impact of domestic burning

The findings of a new independent scientific review commissioned by HETAS and supported by the Stove Industry Alliance (SIA) have drawn attention to the uncertainty around how much domestic burning contributes to UK air pollution.

The Clean Air Strategy 2019 currently attributes 38 per cent of UK particulate matter emissions to the domestic burning of solid fuel. However, scientists now believe this is highly likely to have been overestimated and is misleading since it does not distinguish between different burning sources.

HETAS commissioned a critical review to better understand current particulate matter emissions estimates and highlight the need for more accurate evidence-based information to be gathered. This will help the industry and Government to prioritise resources and take action to reduce emissions from the highest emitting sources.

The review reveals uncertainties of the existing data and evidence used to estimate the figure reported in the Clean Air Strategy, suggesting it is highly likely to be inaccurate. It also highlights that without accurately defining the highest contributing sources and taking targeted action, the 2030 emissions reductions obligations of the NEC Directive are unlikely to be met.

A review of the impact of domestic combustion on UK air quality

Key findings:

  • Previous studies may not have considered the wide and varied sources of biomass burning i.e. unregulated domestic burning (chimineas/fire pits, garden waste bonfires, outdoor cooking) and prescribed burning (agriculture and land management)
  • Current estimates are based on findings using old equipment and indicators that are unable to distinguish between different biomass burning sources
  • The weight of wood fuel used in the UK and the application of an estimated emissions factor for this weight have likely been overstated
  • Open fires and old wood burning stoves may be responsible for up to half of the attributable PM emissions and need to be replaced with modern Ecodesign Compliant clean-burning stoves

Bruce Allen, CEO of HETAS and Woodsure, explains:

“This review strongly suggests the need for more accurate research. This will enable HETAS and the broader industry to support the Government in driving consumer awareness in the right areas to minimise the impact of domestic burning in the home.”

In the meantime, there are practical steps that can be taken immediately to reduce carbon and particulate emissions in the home by up to 80 per cent, compared to burning coal in an open fire. It’s important that we continue to work with installers and chimney sweeps to get this message across and raise the awareness of the need for safe, efficient and environmentally responsible burning.

HETAS guide to responsible burning:

  1. Choose a modern, HETAS and Defra approved Ecodesign Compliant stove which burns safely and efficiently.
  2. Burn properly seasoned or kiln dried wood marked Woodsure Ready to Burn. It won’t smoke as much as other fuels and will give you a long-lasting, warm burn.
  3. Keep the appliance and chimney clean and well maintained with regular checks from trusted HETAS Approved Chimney Sweeps and servicing technicians.
  4. Always use an appliance in accordance with the manufacturers instructions.
26 Nov

Luxury SIA eco design ready stoves that are modern classics

Now in stock, The Woodford 5kw and Widescreen 5kw are premium, multi-fuel stoves that boast a clean aesthetic, meaning they are suitable for any type of installation and are designed with modern living in mind. Beautiful to look at and built to last, these elegant centrepieces will fit all standard rooms and look right at home in any fireplace opening. The Woodford 5kw and Widescreen 5kw are among the most efficient products related to fuel consumption on the market and are both certified SIA Eco Design Ready. This means that they supersede the stringent environmental regulations on emissions that are being introduced to the UK in 2022 and help to support future clean air strategies throughout the EU. Furthermore, these eco-friendly stoves have been approved by the industry’s governing body, HETAS, and are exempt from smoke control zones due to their unique clean burn technology and high efficiency ratings.

Truly ticking all of the boxes, The Woodford 5kw and Widescreen 5kw are designed, manufactured and tested exclusively in Great Britain, meaning that customers are fully supported with absolutely any aftercare, parts, services or maintenance they might require. In addition, the body of the stoves are backed by a no quibble, lifetime warranty that guarantees an enduring customer service experience. They also come complete with an optional, easy to use multi-fuel kit and heatshield, if needed.

With other fully compliant models to follow in due course, The Woodford Collection’s extensive range of stoves and bespoke, premium quality limestone fireplaces are exquisite both as standalone installations and equally when paired with matching hearths, back panels and chambers. Handcrafted from a selection of limestone, quartz and slate, every component within The Woodford Collection is designed to suit all fuel appliances and can be made to measure, whatever your requirement.

Visit www.woodfordcollection.co.uk today to find out more about our full range of products, which are now available for speedy same and next day dispatch. You can also contact The Woodford Collection’s official distributors, Flue & Ducting Ltd, to find your nearest stockist or discover where to buy online. Simply email email: sales@flue-ducting.co.uk or call 0161 480 2994.

28 Oct

INTRODUCING THE WOODFORD LOWRY STOVE

The Lowry is the latest addition to our exclusive Woodoford Collection of beautiful SIA Ecodesign Ready stoves and handpicked limestone fireplaces. The Lowry is the first in a series of three Lowry models and, at 5kw, it’s the perfect size for all traditional British fireplace openings. This stove will be announced any day now as SIA Ecodesign 2022 Ready, Defra approved for use in smoke control zones and HETAS approved.

The Lowry has been given an A rating for efficiency and is extremely controllable. In fact, we’re 100 per cent sure it’s the best SIA Ecodesign Ready stove on the market pound for pound. It has a thick gauge steel body, a cast iron door which affords it a unique aesthetic and an air control system that you’d expect to find on some of the most expensive stoves on the market today.

Watch our online video of The Lowry stove burning right HERE. It’s simply beautiful and controls like a gas stove, meaning that you can turn it up and down as required to have more or less heat or flame pattern. It also comes multi-fuel as standard, with a riddling grate and direct air included.

As always, we have them in stock so same day and next day delivery is standard. You can also come in-store and collect from any of our four depots in Stockport, Wellington, Normanton and now Ballyclare Northern Ireland.

If you want to buy the stove on its own or with our DURA FLUE in a bundle to save even more money and get unbeatable value, then you can simply order online today or email: sales@flue-ducting.co.uk

09 Oct

We are Stockport County Match Sponsors

We are proud to be match sponsor for the National League clash between Stockport County and Hartlepool United on October 10.

This is proof of our commitment to continue supporting the local community and the teams which are a vital part of it.

In August, we announced an increased sponsorship deal with Stockport County, building on our support with corporate hospitality last season.

During 2018/19, our very own company director Ryan Hancock booked regular match day hospitality, as well as sponsoring a game and a match ball.

Then we took our commitment to County even further, signing a deal for a billboard, a match sponsorship and a match ball sponsorship. We are also sponsoring left-back Ben Jackson throughout his first season back in the National League. Ben recently joined the Hatters on loan from Huddersfield Town.

Read more about it here: https://www.stockportcounty.com/our-thanks-to-tomorrows-match-ball-sponsor-flue-and-ducting-ltd/

02 Oct

Introducing the Woodford Gas Stove

We are proud to announce a fantastic new addition to its ever popular SIA Ecodesign Ready Woodford Collection. The Woodford Gas stove is the latest model to be added to the growing range of fireplaces and stoves we have available to the trade. The Woodford Gas stove comes as a natural gas option with a log effect and it runs on a conventional flue.

Its main feature is that it comes complete with a fully interactive remote control, with inbuilt thermostat and paging mode. The remote control comes as standard with the stove and not only has a fully controllable and programmable thermostat with three other optional day modes, but it also comes complete with an inbuilt paging system should it get lost.

Our Managing Director, Ryan Hancock, says: “We’re really excited about this product, The Woodford Collection has been brilliant for us and gives all the trade access to a high quality range of SIA Ecodesign Ready stoves, along with stunning fireplaces, hearths, chambers and now this beautiful gas version.

“The beauty of buying the new Woodford Gas stove from us is that like all of our products are in stock and we can deliver UK-wide next day as standard.

“Another huge advantage to our customers is convenience. Our Woodford Gas stove will be available not only to buy on its own but in a bundle, with all the flue components required to fit the product. Customers can place their order online, at one of our four trade counters, by phone, via email or with their sales representative for an easy, one-stop bundle.”

The Woodford Gas stove is in stock now and you can contact us on 0161 4802994, sales@flue-ducting.co.uk or login at www.flue-ducting.co.uk to order online.

01 Oct

TERMS & CONDITIONS FOR OCTOBER DEALS

All October deals are pro forma only, the goods must be paid for in full before they are despacthed.
Delivery charges may apply depending on quantities and location of customer.
The offer ends on the 31st October or until we run out of stock which ever comes first.
We hold the right to end the offer at any time or extend it.
We can not hold stock or reserve products orders must be paid for and delivered immediately.

18 Sep

We are fully stocked for winter, no matter what the Brexit outcome might be

As the autumn/winter season begins and we all start to feel the increase in work, we wanted to let our customers know that we are prepared and fully stocked in case of a no deal Brexit or any other outcome. We have brought all our orders forward and have enough raw material to see us through the winter and beyond.

We also have a number of deals on throughout September to get you stocked up and ready to go. The rest of our bundles and offers can be found on this website, along with 1000s of products, such as DURA FLUE, The Woodford Collection, Thermaflue, fireplaces, stoves, hearths, Vlaze, nine different flue systems and much, much more.

If you need anything at all, our team is always available, simply email sales@flue-ducting.co.uk. If you would like to see any special prices on anything and you do not currently buy from us then please let our sales representatives know.

We look forward to hearing from you and once again thank you for your continued business.

11 Sep

Beast from the East

How to prepare homes for the ‘worst winter in decades’ as Beast from the East to bring -15C lows

BRITS are being urged to prepare for the worst winter in decades as the Beast from the East looks set return and plunge the UK into temperatures of -15C.

Rather than wait until the weather turns too cold before finding out that something is not working as it should be, we are advising customers to prepare in advance.

Now is the time to test boilers and make a few small changes around the home to ensure heating and hot water systems are ready to withstand the weather which is coming.

For our part, we are running a series of fantastic stocking offers throughout September to get you ready for the winter season and all of your installation requirements.

Please contact your local sales representative or depot for more information. T: 0161 480 2994. E: sales@flue-ducting.co.uk.

23 Aug

We commit to Stockport County FC

We’ve announced an increased sponsorship deal with Stockport County, building on our support with corporate hospitality last season.

During 2018/19, our very own company director Ryan Hancock booked regular match day hospitality, as well as sponsoring a game and a match ball.

But now we’ve taken our commitment to County even further, and signed a deal for a billboard, a match sponsorship and a match ball sponsorship. We’re also sponsoring left-back Ben Jackson throughout his first season back in the National League. Ben recently joined the Hatters on loan from Huddersfield Town.

Ryan says: “As a Stockport business, we are proud to support our community, and Stockport County is a huge part of it.”

County’s commercial executive Zahra Fattah adds: “Ryan and his team are a very welcome addition to our commercial portfolio. They were impressed with our offering last season and it’s great to see them back in 2019/20 and extending their commitment to the club.”

Read all about it on County’s website: https://www.stockportcounty.com/flue-ducting-ltd-commit-to-county/

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