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Discuss Imperial gas meter has 2 lead output pipes in the Gas Safe Register Forum - Public Forum area at UKPlumbersForums.co.uk.

  1. ckyens

    ckyens New Member

    Hello all.

    This post is regarding the configuration of outlet pipes from an imperial gas meter both pipes are lead.
    A 22mm and a 15mm pipe branching off from it. Something I havent seen before.

    Has anyone seen this configuration before?

    Why the main pipe and a branch off?

    Is it best to replace for complete copper pipes?

    It appears someone in the past has connected the lead outlet pipes to copper pipes.

    As the house has 3 appliances situated in different locations and as far as I can see under the floor
    boards the appliances are fed by copper pipes not lead.

    Any tips would be welcome.


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  2. Riley

    Riley Plumber GSR

    Dude Gas questions. Get your details to a mod and we can help you. Not in open forum though
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  3. Masood

    Masood Guest

    A lot depends on who you are and why you're asking the question, to be frank. Is there a leak? A smell of gas? Has someone told you that the lead pipes are a problem? If so, for what reason?

    We can't give detailed, specific advice but in general terms we could steer you in the right direction, which may be to reassure you or to suggest you get a Gas Safe registered engineer in...
  4. snowhead

    snowhead Well-Known Member

    For the rest see other posts.
  5. firemant

    firemant Plumber GSR

    Most gas men could not do that now :)
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  6. Last Plumber

    Last Plumber Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

    This one can !

    Not many opportunities anymore !
  7. ckyens

    ckyens New Member

    I am Gas Safe registered. I uploaded my card front & back to the site moderators 3 weeks ago and the yellow badge hasnt been added to my profile.
  8. PlumbBobBob

    PlumbBobBob Guest

    i'll get on it and see what happened
  9. ckyens

    ckyens New Member

    steveb. Cheers