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Electrical Reports & Certificates ( EICR ) in London, Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridge

Electrical Installation Condition Reports in London, Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridge

EICR Reports

AC1 Electrical Services offer a comprehensive next day service for both domestic and commercial EICR testing. Our experienced electricians are equiped to provide you with your inspection report on request. Get in touch with us for a quote on our EICR reports in London, Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridge and have your electrical installation inspected and assessed today.

Landlord Electrical Certificates

Are you a landlord that has a rental property or a portfolio of properties that need electrical certificates to keep your tenants and property safe to comply with the new legal requirements? AC1 Electrical can provide you with an EICR test and an EICR report that guarantees your electrics are safe for tenants.

Electrical Safety Inspections

Electrical Safety Inspections is an in depth assessment of the current condition of your existing electrical installation in accordance with current BS7671 Regulation standards, based on which a detailed report is produced. Domestic properties should have one of these carried out every five years. Commercial premised range from 1 to 5 years depending on what it is used as.

Electrical Installation Certificates

If you have had any new electrical installations in a property you will need to have an electrical installation certificate issued to validate the installation's safety. Electrical works like having your Consumer Unit replaced or new extension/conversation wiring will require an installation certificate and building control compliance and notification on completion.

Lettings & Property management

Are you a lettings or property management company? If you manage the maintenance and up keep of properties on behalf of Landlords then we can help you with organisation and undertaking of the EICRs that are required in order to Rent these properties out. Get in touch with us to find out about the discounted rates we offer to Lettings and property management company's.
EICR Reports and Certificates from £100.00

How it works

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Get in Touch

Give us a call or use our online booking system to book your electrical saftey inspection.

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Engineer Visit

Our engineer will arrive at the agreed time and day to carry out your electrical condition report.

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Issue Electrical Report

We will send you a copy of your report via email or in the post. If for any reason there are any remedial works required, We will provide you with a quote to carry these works out.

Reports & Certificates (EICR) Prices

Studio/1 bed property

£100.00

2 bed property

£110.00

3 bed property

£120.00

4 bed property

£140.00

5 bed property

£160.00

Commercial Premises

FREE

Get in contact with us for pricing

AC1 provides EICR's in London, Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridge

AC1 are pleased to offer our EICR services in London, Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridge. We have offices across the South East and provide electrical inspection & testing, electrical safety certificates and EICR reports in in London, Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridge to various locations including anywhere in London, Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridge. Keep all your electrics up to date with AC1 Electrical and make sure you’re complying with UK laws and regulations.

We have a fleet of fully equipped vans and experienced, reliable engineers that can be on-site in London, Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridge promptly. Contact AC1 Electrical to access our professional services and receive your EICR report in London, Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridge today, helping you solve all your electrical issues.

What Our Customers Are Saying

I instructed AC1 to carry out an EICR at my property and they were very accommodating and efficient, squeezing me in the following morning from my initial phone call! I had the report within 48 hours of the test being carried out as promised. Overall fantastic service. Would definitely recommend.

N Robertson

01 Jul 2020

"EICR's are a vital part of electrical safety"

Having an electrical safety inspection carried out on your property's electrical installation, Weather at home or work, will give you, your employees and your insurers the piece of mind knowing it has been checked and deemed safe by a professional. They are a vital part of electrical safety and we can provide them to both domestic and commercial customers. These EICR reports in London, Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridge help to identify electrical issues that can be solved by AC1 Electrical Services, keeping our clients safe and secure.

Tony Rumsey, Managing Director

Frequently asked questions about Reports & Certificates (EICR)

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What is an EICR report in London, Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridge?

An EICR report in London, Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridge is a detailed inspection on a properties electrical installation, carried out by one of our qualified engineers. EICR reports in London, Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridge are also known as Landlord Electrical Safety certificate, Electrical safety certificates or Homebuyers Electrical Test.

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What does EICR stand for?

EICR = Electrical Installation Condition Report

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How long does an EICR take to complete?

An EICR inspection takes between 2 and 4 hours for an average-sized property. AC1 Electrical offers next day service for all our EICR inspections, providing our customers with a quick EICR report in London, Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridge.

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What is an EICR certificate?

An EICR certificate is the same and an electrical installation condition report, which is presented on completion of an electrical inspection which assess the condition of the wiring and accessories. It is now a legal requirement for Landlords to have a satisfactory EICR prior to new tenancies, and for all existing tenancies as of April 2021. Most insurers would also like to see that an electrical installation has been testing and checked by a registered and competant electrican, such as an NICEIC Approved Contractor.

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Do I need an EICR certificate?

Employers should have an EICR inspection at 2 to 5 year intervals, depending on usage.

Landlords must have an EICR test done every five years or with new tenancies.
An EICR is recommended to homeowners every 10 years and when you buy or sell a property. You may need a valid EICR report in London, Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridge for insurance purposes - it is important to check with your insurer.

You should have an EICR inspection if your electrics are old or outdated. You will also need to have an EICR at the request of your local authority for building control regulations. A commercial EICR may be needed as part of annual inspections.

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How much does an EICR report in London, Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridge cost?

An EICR report in London, Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridge vary depending on the proerty typr and size. Domestic propertys start from £100.00 Plus VAT, Where as a commercial electrical report will start from £150.00 Plus VAT. Typically the price will increase with the proeprty size or number of circuits there are within the Consumer unit. AC1 Electrical Services will always provide a fixed price before any commencment of works so you will know exactly what you will pay. Our rates can be viewed on our rates page. You can also contact us with any questions or for more information on our EICR pricing.

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What happens at the end of an EICR inspection?

On completion of an inspection, a written report will be issued listing any recommendations (where applicable) that require necessary remedial action, this report is referred to as an EICR report in London, Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridge. The number and nature of such recommendations will impact the overall outcome of whether the installation is given ‘SATISFACTORY’ status. We will clearly explain to you what the outcome of your report means and automatically issue you with a no-obligation quotation for any remedial work if applicable.

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What are EICR landlord responsibilities?

Landlords must ensure that they provide a copy of their current satisfactory EICR report to tenants. An EICR must be carried out every 5 years for domestic properties and whenever tenancy changes.

For commercial properties an EICR must be carried out every 2 to 5 years, depending on usage. Contact AC1 Electrical for an EICR report in London, Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridge.

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Do you provide EICR near me?

AC1 Electrical Services provides EICR inspections and EICR reports in London, Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridge.

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Are your quotes for EICR fixed?

AC1 Electrical Services provide fixed prices for electrical safety certificates and EICR reports in London, Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridge. If there are any issues identified on inspection which require the need for further remedial work, we will provide you with a clear quotation to carry this work out when we issue you with your report. You are under no obligation to use us to carry out the work if you do not wish to.

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How long does an EICR last?

An EICR report in London, Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridge is typically valid for 5 years:

  • In the workplace - 2 to 5 year, depending on usage.
  • Buy-to-let or rented properties – 5 years, or with new tenancies.
  • Homeowners – recommended every 10 years and when you buy or sell a property.
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What do the EICR inspection codes mean?

EICR observations indicate varying levels of problems - they are coded C1, C2, C3, or F1.

C1: Danger Present, Risk of injury, immediate remedial action required
Items marked as C1 on an EICR report in London, Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridge would be considered to be able to cause immediate harm or injury to a person (or persons) potential resulting in death. For example, live cables exposed anywhere in a property or just poor quality DIY.

A C1 listed on an EICR report in London, Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridge would warrant an immediate failure of that inspection meaning the outcome of the report would be unsatisfactory. Any items found to be immediately dangerous during an electrical inspection (within reason) should be rectified by the electrician on-site and charged as necessary.

C2: Potentially Dangerous, Urgent Remedial Action Required
Items marked as C2 on an EICR report in London, Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridge are viewed to be potentially dangerous. It depends on the nature of the item that has been marked as a C2 as to whether the outcome of the report would be unsatisfactory.
In some circumstances items marked as C2 can be rectified on-site (at an additional cost) to obtain a satisfactory certificate, this will avoid an unsatisfactory report being issued and other costs incurred for possible return visits.

C3: Improvement Required
EICR items marked as C3 do not comply with current regulatory standards.
A C3 is not viewed to be dangerous but must be listed as a recommendation on the EICR report in London, Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridge. You can have a number of C3 items listed on your report and your electrical installation would still be viewed as Satisfactory.

F1: Further Investigation Required
F1 items include wiring that uses older colour codes, or circuits that are not verified at the time of testing.

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What other names is an EICR known as?

An EICR report in London, Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridge may also be known as:

  • Electrical safety certificate
  • Electrical certificate
  • Electrical installation condition report
  • Landlord certificate
  • Landlord electrical certificate
  • Electrical inspection
  • Electrical check
  • Electrical test
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Where can I find out more about EICR reports in London, Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridge?

To find out more about EICR reports in London, Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridge, you can visit our website or visit the following pages:

Employer’s Responsibilities
Electrical Safety at work
Landlord Advice: Electrical Safety when Renting
18th Edition Regulations