Better Boilers

The Better Boilers scheme is open to owner occupiers with an inefficient or broken boiler, who are in receipt of qualifying benefits.

Better Boilers has been extended and will close to new applications on Thursday 31 August 2017, or earlier if all remaining funds are allocated before that date. Applications received after this time will not be accepted however applications received prior to this will be processed and issued as normal.

Make a new application

For information on the Better Boilers scheme including eligibility requirements and terms and conditions, please click here.

Please note this scheme is only open to owner occupiers.

Begin by telling us about your residential status.

Boiler details

Please tell us about your current boiler.

Your details

Thank you, your details have been received

We have received your details and have sent an email to your email address. Please check your inbox and follow the instructions in the email to complete your application. If you have not received our email please also check your Spam and Junk folders in case your provider has moved it there.

IMPORTANT: This registration does not constitute an application. You must complete the application form in full to be assessed for a free replacement boiler.

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Your details

Please check and confirm the personal details below that we have for you and if you are happy, continue with your application below.

Installation address

Property details

Please complete the details about your property below.

Occupier age groups

How many people of each age group live in your home? Please enter the applicable number


Before we can submit your application we need your confirmation and consent of the following:

Terms and conditions

Please read the terms and conditions and understand that my application may be ineligible if I do not meet these conditions.

Installation quality check

Consent to Land Registry check

Consent to access benefit records

To check that you are eligible for the Better Boilers scheme, we need to ask the Department for Work and Pensions to confirm details of the benefits that you receive.

Do you agee that:

  • We can ask the Department for Work and Pensions for this information.
  • The Department for Work and Pensions can share this information with us.

Application pending review

Thank you for your application to the London Better Boilers scheme. Your application has been passed to an administrator for further eligibility checks.

Our administrator may contact you for more information about your current boiler and subject to these checks, you should receive your confirmation via email within 3 working days (if you asked for it to be posted it should arrive within 5 working days).

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Unfortunately you are not eligible for this scheme

You have not fulfilled the requirements to be eligible for the Better Boilers scheme. Please select an option below to continue.

Please note

Due to high demand, funding has been fully allocated for The Better Boilers scheme.

We are operating a waiting list and anyone wishing to provide their details will be put in a queue on a first come, first served basis, if further funding becomes available.

By applying to the waiting list there is no guarantee that further funding will become available.

If you have any questions, please see the frequently asked questions about the scheme on our website. If these do not answer your question(s), please email us at

For information about other ways to make your home more energy efficient and to reduce your fuel bills, please go to the Energy Saving Trust website.

Please check your consent statements

Your application will now be sent. However as you have not consented to us verifying your benefits with the Department for Work and Pensions, you will need to have all your benefits information to hand when we contact you.