• Plumbing | Boiler Installation | Gas Fitting | Central Heating | Bathroom Installations

    Welcome to E C Cole. Established in 1930.

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Professionals with almost 100 years of history in Hampshire & West Sussex.

Where length of service really matters.

Planned installations, maintenance, and 24/7 emergency support.

Whether you are looking for a boiler service, plumbing company, boiler installation, fitting of gas appliances, central heating installation, new bathroom or toilet installation, or emergency attendance to fix a faulty boiler, blocked toilet, leaking taps or pipework, we have it covered.

If you require any assistance that involves your heating, plumbing, hot and cold water, we will be able to help. 

Plumbing Services

From clearing blocked drains, to replacing the tiles in your bathroom, we offer several different plumbing services.

Emergency Callout

On call 24 / 7 for repairs, whether it is a broken down boiler, loss of pressure, leaking pipework or ball joint, emergency? call us.

Boiler Installations and repairs

We install all types of boilers. You can obtain a quotation for a new boiler with installation, just the installation, or obtain a second opinion if you have received a quotation for a replacement rather than a repair.

Central Heating

We can repair or install new central heating for you so you can rely on it to keep you warm, no matter how cold it gets outside.

Solar Panels

With government plans to decarbonise our economy, we can help with not just energy efficient boilers but also solar panel installations. 

Start saving money on your energy bills today.

Gas Fitting & Installations

Whether you need a new radiator fitting, pipework running through the house for an extension, or replacement aging systems, we provide full gas safety services and checks and installations throughout your home or commercial property.

Bathroom Installations

If you are looking for a new replacement bathroom, a bathroom extension, or simple a replacement bath, sink or toilet, we provide full bathroom fitouts or small installs.


Our original service starting in 1930, we have been providing glorious fireplaces for almost a Century. If you have a fireplace or period feature that requires maintenance, replacement or are looking at energy efficient and cosy electric fireplaces, we have multiple options.

90 Years of History. Our family expertise continues.

It doesn't matter how old your equipment, household or plumbing is. If we need to replace just a small part, or a whole system, our team are fully trained and equipped to do every task required. 

With professional qualifications, certifications, history and knowledge passed down through the generations and hands on experience, our team are just what you need to solve any heating, plumbing, boiler, bathroom or blockage problems.

  • Qualified
  • Certified
  • Historical Expertise
  • Hands On Experience
  • Family Run


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For All Your Needs

We are not just trusted by domestic households.

We are also partnered with and support commercial businesses across the South too.

Why Choose Us

Reasons to use our professional services

...Professionalism, reliability, value for money. You're in safe hands.


Carried out across Hampshire and West Sussex from our base in Waterlooville, we have many vehicles on the road carrying out regular services. 

This means we are often not far away from emergency calls or to provide quotation for planned maintenance or installations.


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Our business started in 1930 supplying fireplaces and heating solutions. Starting with a shop selling fireplaces in Copnor Road Portsmouth.

Almost a century later, our business is still family run and has evolved to provide professional solutions for common every day plumbing issues, heating, gas and bathroom repair and installation services.

Security & Duty of Care

Due to the length our business has been trading, we have customers of all ages, including vulnerable and at risk groups. You can count on our team to communicate and ensure we carryout our duty of care when visiting households with elderly and frail occupants. If the booking is managed by a party not residing at the property, we will keep them updated as well as putting the occupants mind at ease.

Trust & Reliability

With such a long history and positive reputation, you can count on us to act with integrity, always.

We offer no obligation advice and quotations.

Our team are very direct and clear with their communication so you will be left with no doubts about your options, leaving you to make an informed decision.

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