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8.1.8Gas service installations

Gas service installations shall be adequate and comply with the gas safety regulations, and be in accordance with relevant standards and codes to ensure safe and satisfactory operation.

Gas service installations should ensure:

  • service pipework up to and including the emergency control valve and meter is in accordance with the requirements of the gas transporter, gas supplier and primary meter owner
  • installation of pipework and appliances complies with relevant standards and codes including those published by the Institution of Gas Engineers and Managers (IGEM) or Gas Safe Register (GSR)
  • where there is a gas supply to the home, a gas point at the cooker space should be provided. This is not required where an electric hob is provided
  • where gas pipework is to be installed in timber frame, allowance is made for differential movement.