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About Us

1974: Ilex Stores bought by Peter Gammon after leaving High Wycombe where he worked as a branch manager for Calor Gas. Peter had served an apprenticeship with British Gas and was already a time served engineer.

 

1975: Ilex Stores Gas Installers. Peter started offering gas fitting services as well as Calor Gas deliveries to the local area.

 

1984: Ilex Gas Installers. Peter's son Jason joins the business after leaving school. Jason serves his apprenticeship. The shop is converted from a general store to a gas showroom.

 

1994: Jason leaves the business to gain further experience in the heating trade including oil and air-conditioning services.

 

2000: Jason rejoins Ilex to continue in the family business.

 

2004: Ilex Heating Services. Peter retires and hands over the business to Jason, who subsequently takes on an apprentice engineer.

 

2006: Ilex accepts an invitation from leading British boiler manufacturer Worcester Bosch to join their accredited installer scheme.

 

2008: To reflect increased "green" credentials, the company is re-branded Ilex Eco Heating Systems” with a new and dynamic image designed to punctuate exciting opportunities for both the company and it's customers.

 

2010: Ilex carries out the first Air Source installation at East Huntspill Village Hall. Four heat pump units provide an all year round comfort for visitors.

 

2014: Ilex introduce Gas Engineer Software providing our customers and landlords a managed service/ gas safety inspection reminder service via automated email reminder notifications.

 

2015: Ilex celebrates forty years of service to the local community still supporting many long standing customers and welcoming new.

 

2016: in partnership with Hitachi Capital Consumer Finance Ilex are now able to offer their customers 0% APR finance over 10 months on Worcester Bosch Group boilers (subject to status).

 

2017: Ilex join forces with Trust Pilot to promote the long established ethos of exemplary customer satisfaction by encouraging and promoting online reviews swiftly collecting a 5 Star overall rating!

 

2019: Ilex Eco Heating join Worcester's Express Installations scheme providing swift boiler replacement within 72 hours in times of need.

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