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Gas installation certification question

I am selling my house. Buyer's solicitor is asking for a Building Regs Compliance Certificate for gas (which would cover installation of a new hob in new kitchen extension.)

I have a Corgi sheet called 'Gas Safety Inspection' (this has installers details and appliance details etc) which specifies boiler and hob inspection.

Is this all they need? It does not mention Building Regs on this form.

Is the building regs bit covered by my Building Regs Completion Certificate?

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  • southcoastrgisouthcoastrgi Forumite
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    an upto date gas safety cert will do, although if yours has corgi on it then it's at least 5 yrs old so get a new cert
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    edited 1 September 2014 at 7:56AM
    Hoploz wrote: »
    I am selling my house. Buyer's solicitor is asking for a Building Regs Compliance Certificate for gas (which would cover installation of a new hob in new kitchen extension.)

    I have a Corgi sheet called 'Gas Safety Inspection' (this has installers details and appliance details etc) which specifies boiler and hob inspection.

    Is this all they need? It does not mention Building Regs on this form.

    Is the building regs bit covered by my Building Regs Completion Certificate?

    Thanks for reading

    If your hob was put in with the kitchen extension as part of one project, then your hob would be covered under that completion certificate. The gas certificate must have been shown to the building inspector for him to issue the completion certificate.

    A gas safety cert isn't a building regs document but it would demonstrate that it was safe at the time of testing - it shluld be good enough, but as above, a newer one would be more reassuring.

    However, send the gas safety cert to your solicitor and tell them also that the hob was covered under the extension completion cert as well.
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  • HoplozHoploz Forumite
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    Just an update ... I got in touch with Gas Safe and Corgi and they told me you don't need a certificate for just a hob or cooker. Seems odd to me but good news I don't have to buy any certificates!
  • phill99phill99 Forumite
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    This is where solicitors show their ignorance.
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