CP12, Gas Safety Certificates

CP12 Gas Safety Certificates


Landlords are legally responsible for ensuring an annual gas safety check is carried out within 12 months of installation of a new appliance or flue in their properties.  This check must also be carried out annually thereafter.


The ‘Landlord Gas Safety Record’ is often referred to as a ‘gas safety record’ or ‘CP12’ form.  This record states that a Gas Safety check has been carried out by a Gas Safe registered engineer (previously Corgi).  There is not a standard industry form produced by the Gas Safe Register, so it can take a variety of formats depending on the company or retailer who has produced it.  This said, the record must contain the following information:


  • A description of and the location of each appliance or flue checked
  • The name, registration number and signature of the individual carrying out the check
  • The date on which the appliance or flue was checked
  • The address of the property at which the appliance or flue is installed
  • The name and address of the landlord (or his agent where appropriate)
  • Any defect identified and any remedial action taken
  • A statement confirming that the safety check completed complies with the requirements of the Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998


Landlords must keep a record of the gas safety check for at least two years and must give a copy of the record to each person who has signed a tenancy agreement.


Designtech Heating Ltd are pleased to offer Landlords this service from £65.  Please contact us for a no-obligation quote.

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