Specflue is one of the UK's leading suppliers of flue, chimney and renewable heat solutions; successfully supplying the UK market since 1992. The Sudbury, Honiton & Castleford sites are well equiped to offer unrivalled experience and knowledge of the market, ensuring customers can be confident of receiving the most appropriate and accurate advice.
With over 8,700sqm of warehousing, Specflue holds in excess of £3m of flue and chimney products - the largest in the UK. From domestic twin wall stainless steel chimney systems to specialist plastic commercial flue, customers can rely on Specflue to stock the products they regularly use, ensuring they receive the goods when they need them.
All stocked products can be delivered by next day anywhere within the UK mainland (Highlands & Islands may vary). We have the largest own vehicle fleet in the industry, running up to 21 Specflue vans a day. All our distribution staff are fully experienced and work to highly respectable standards, allowing customers peace of mind in the knowledge their your products will arrive on time and in excellent condition.
Design and Quotation
Our technical team can provide a full and free CAD design service and offer advice on all domestic and commercial installations.
We have 10 external area sales managers throughout the UK as well as 2 commercial business development managers.
The National Chimney Academy (NCA) opened in March 2011, the NCA, based at Specflue’s head office in Sudbury, has become the most comprehensive HETAS approved training facility in the UK. Our portfolio of installer and retailer solid fuel courses are taught by some of the best trainers in the industry. All of our solid fuel courses offer a combination of both theory and practical training.
Specflue’s Renewable Training Centre was officially opened by Lord Teverson (the Liberal Democrat MP for Energy and Climate Change) in May 2012 and is one of a only a handful of its kind in the UK. This modern facility, is part of Specflue’s passion to set and lead the way in producing the next generation of solid fuel and renewable heating installers and specialists.
All of our courses offer a combination of both theory and practical training. Specflue have invested heavily into this purpose built facility, with a passion to ensure installers receive the highest standard of training, facilities and delivery. We also continuously change the appliances in this centre to ensure that delegates always work with the most up to date technology.
In 2018 Specflue opened a new ‘Practical Enrichment’ in order to enable apprentices and those new to the trade to gain practical experience in installing flue and chimney systems. The centre houses three masonry chimneys and multiple twin wall systems connected to live appliances. There is also a scaffolding rig on the roof area.
Adding to their expansive course portfolio, in 2017 the centre became RLSS (royal life saving society) accredited and now offers a range of First Aid courses.
- Four practical areas complete with a range of appliances (most of which are live) including stoves, cookers, open fires, pellet stoves, biomass boilers, heat pumps, thermal stores, solar systems, under floor heating and fully integrated building management systems for practical training
- Roof area showcasing a selection of flues, terminals, fans, weatherings and solar panels, allowing delegates to see full installations from bottom to top in a safe controlled environment
- Two assessment areas with rigs allowing for practical fault finding exercises on real appliances
- Three classrooms with wi-fi access and projection screens
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