• blueflame

    Specialists in the installation, commissioning , maintenance and repair of commercial heating, air conditioning, water treatment, plumbing and renewable energy systems for registered landlords, local authority, commercial - industrial properties, across Colchester and surrounding Essex area.

  • About Blueflame

    Blueflame. Supporting Colchester business and community initiatives

    An experienced and local Colchester company

    Since 1987, Colchester based Blueflame Services have been providing energy saving solutions for domestic, commercial and industrial clients alike across Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk. Be it a responsive call-out, boiler replacement, or a complex commercial installation, commission and ongoing maintenance agreement, Blueflame will always ensure that any work undertaken at your premises will result in the minimum of fuss and maximum attention to detail and safety.

    Blueflame. Colchester. Award winning engineering.

    Industry acumen and client focus

    From the onset the directors of Blueflame have successfully researched, planned and controlled the impressive growth of their Colchester based company. They employ 60 local people across two sites, the second being a dedicated Local Authority contract base in Hadleigh, Suffolk. The gas, oil and heating engineering business has increased year on year, yet they remain to maintain their ethos of a competitive and fair client fee structure, whilst also progressing with specialist engineering accreditation in renewable energy solutions.

    Blueflame. Colchester. Commercial Heating , plumbing and electrical specialists

    Advanced industry accreditation and qualification

    Blueflame are rightly proud of their professional and fully affiliated team of qualified managers and engineers. The company maintains both accreditation and developing qualification with a number of progressive industry bodies.


    Notably many engineering accreditation achieved are not solely through with one related organisation but further ongoing independent assessment is a requisite too. Such rigourous membership ensures that Blueflame have to demonstrate consistent delivery of technical competency at high level, plus customer satisfaction in an efficient manner. Blueflame subsequently have effective management systems, teamwork and a competent workforce at all levels in place and at all times - and are continually striving to improve their processes and services too.

  • Service Sectors

    Be it a responsive call-out, maintenance service agreement, or an undertaking as a key project partner, Blueflame are your solution. The company provides a range of interdependent engineering disciplines and experience that can cover anything from the specification, installation and commissioning to the repair and maintenance of central heating, air conditioning, water treatment, plumbing and electrical systems. Also microgeneration and renewable energy technologies such as advanced solar, air source, water source and biomass system integration.

    Private Home Owners

    Landlords, Social Housing

    Commercial & Industrial

  • Registered landlord services

    & social housing provider solutions


    Blueflame deliver a range of sector specific, central heating, plumbing, electrical and renewable energy system services to registered landlords, social housing providers and local authorities across Essex and Suffolk. These range from responsive and essential repairs to planned cyclic maintenance service agreements, also installation and commissioning of more energy efficient solutions.


    Not only can Blueflame help you fulfill your legal responsibilities, but extend the life of, or upgrade existing systems - always with the view of helping keeping running costs down, to the benefit to both landlord and tenant.

    Colchester. Central heating, plumbing electrical engineering

    Response Services

    Blueflame provide proactive and professional emergency call out, repair and maintenance service coverage to help you or your tenants quickly fix problems, and limit property damage.

    Blueflame. Colchester. Landlord and social housing provider solutions

    Maintenance Plans

    Blueflame provide a range of housing specific maintenance and essential service plans to cover your central heating, boilers, radiators, electrics and plumbing.

    Blueflame. Colchester. Renewable energy solutions.

    Cost & Energy Efficiency

    Blueflame can help specify, install and maintain energy efficient upgrades including renewable energy integration within your property - either independently or as a project stream.


  • Safety

    Safety is of paramount importance. We provide various safety solutions for both your legal compliance, and piece of mind

    Blueflame are Gas Safe Registered. Trust the Triangle, only use a Gas Safe registered engineer.

    Gas Safety

    Blueflame can carry out gas safety checks to ensure:

    • the gas supply pipework is safe and isn't leaking
    • all gas appliances are in good working order
    • any safety devices, part of an appliance are working properly
    • all gas flues are working safely, and are suitable
    • all gas appliances have enough ventilation

    We are qualified to provide a standalone Gas Safety Check and Certificate (CP12) helping you to meet your gas safety requirements.

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    Electrical Safety

    Blueflame can carry out electrical safety checks to ensure:

    • any appliance provided by you is safe and has the CE marking  - this is the manufacturer’s statement that it meets all the requirements of European law
    • the electrical system, including sockets and light fittings, are safe to use

    We are qualified to provide Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR) which is a one-off safety inspection of your electrical wiring and fixtures and a report showing the details of the inspection and any remedial work that should be carried out.

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  • Commercial & industrial Solutions

    We provide comprehensive design, installation, commissioning and maintenance services across a range of concerns in the commercial, industrial and local authority sectors. From small to medium enterprises to leisure, facilities, care homes, local authorities and manufacturing. We understand that our clients want peace of mind and know, that should there be any mechanical failure, we will be able to resolve the situation with minimal disruption, seven days a week and 24 hours a day.


    At Blueflame we will designate you one dedicated point of contact and our qualified engineers will conduct all regulatory tests on your essential systems. This is cost-effective for you and safeguards your Duty of Care obligation too.


    We take care of your mechanical and electrical servicing, and can provide a maintenance schedule – tailored to your specific requirements – that ensures you are fully compliant at all times.


    We don’t cut corners or use sub-standard materials; we install intelligently and keep our finger on the pulse of new developments, as do all our engineers. We’re highly skilled, and our size means we can take on complex contracts and keep our prices sensible.

    Blueflame. Colchester. Electrical installation,  maintenance, repair and safety

    Electrical Maintenance

    Our accredited engineers are able to perform both visual and electrical tests to BS 7617:2008 and the amended IEE Wiring Regulations.


    We will also check that all appliances comply with the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989.

    Blueflame. Colchester. Gas installation, commissioning, maintenance, repair and afety inspection

    Gas Safety

    Our Gas Safe Registered engineers offer a range of services to make sure all types of gas burning equipment comply with Gas Safety (installation and use) Regulations 1989, and will provide gas safety certificates on successful completion of the inspection.


    Should you have a problem we can provide a priority call-out seven days a week; our callcentre operates 24/7.

    Blueflame.Colchester. Heating, air conditioning and ventilation services

    Heating, Air Conditioning & Ventilation

    We have a wealth of experience in servicing commercial heating, air-conditioning and ventilation systems and can help you maintain a comfortable and safe working environment throughout the year.


    It is essential that ventilation equipment and air handling units are maintained to a high standard to ensure that buildings remain healthy places to work. Safe and efficient ventilation systems will ensure that occupants are comfortable and benefit from good indoor air quality. Regular maintenance will also extend product life, increase energy efficiency and help to keep recirculated air clean and free from bacteria

    Blueflame. Colchester. Water hygiene and treatment services

    Water Hygiene & Treatment

    The maintenance and operation of water storage systems is a specialised task. To ensure water supply quality and safety. Our engineers provide planned on-site servicing as well as emergency break down cover.


    Our highly skilled and knowledgeable engineers have all the relevant qualifications so you can be confident of our ability to provide skilled competent engineers that can address all your water system requirements from pumps to boosters and mixing valves. We use only specialist calibrated equipment and we attach great importance to health and safety procedures in all our work.

  • Case Studies

    Colchester United
    Training Ground

    Belmans Court

    Housing Scheme

    Messing Hall

    (Listed Building)

  • Careers at Blueflame

    Current opportunities

    Blueflame focuses on long-term development for sustainable and profitable growth and to help achieve our aims, we are always looking for the best engineers today. If you are currently working as a Gas or oil service engineer and would like the opportunity to further develop your skills as part of our forward thinking team, we would be pleased to hear from you.


    While experience is important to Blueflame, so is investing in young people who are interested in their industry. Blueflame run an apprenticeship scheme to help trainees develop their skills, realise their potential and embark on their career Why not send us your CV today.


  • Contact Us

    Our aim is to help you as quickly and efficiently as possible.
    Our salient details are :


    Head Office : 2 Commerce Park, Whitehall Road, Colchester. Essex CO2 8HX


    Telephone : 01206 799994


    Email : sales@blueflame.co.uk


    Alternatively please use our secure email form.

    Be assured that all information is treated in the strictest confidence.

    We will never disclose or sell any information provided to us.


    2 Commerce Park,
    Whitehall Road,
    Colchester. Essex CO2 8HX
    01206 799994
  • Engineer Service Coverage

    Being Colchester based our engineers cover much of Essex and Suffolk, but often extend up into Norfolk.

    So do contact us to see how we can help you.