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British Gas

Licenced supplier since February 1997

Key Dates

Launched - February 1997
Licence Granted - July 1986

www.britishgas.co.uk @BritishGas britishgas British Gas

Customer service

TrustPilot score of 2 from 4,955 reviews

1 star
49%
2 stars
6%
3 stars
5%
4 stars
9%
5 stars
31%

Which? Customer Score
56% from 1002 reviews


Ranking: 26 out of 31 suppliers

Citizens Advice Overall Score
3.65 stars out of 5


Ranking: 10 out of 35 suppliers

survey date: December 2018

USwitch Customer Satisfaction score 2019
66.7%


Ranking: 14 out of 16 suppliers

MoneySavingExpert Customer Satisfaction score
48.5%


Ranking: 12 out of 16 suppliers
Great
28%
OK
41%
Poor
32%


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Companies House

BRITISH GAS TRADING LIMITED

Company number:
03078711

Full accounts available, made up to Sunday 31 December 2017

Accounts next due on Monday 30 September 2019, covering period to Monday 31 December 2018

Company status:
ACTIVE
Company type:
Private Limited Company

Registered address:
Millstream Maidenhead Road, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 5GD

Incorporated:
06 July 1995

Finances

Companies House
20132014201520162017
Revenue 15315.511140.510635.49650.38911.1
Cost of sales (13309.4)(9355.6)(8819)(7987.8)(7338.4)
Gross profit/(loss) 2006.11784.91816.41662.51572.7
Admin expenses (1210.2)(1135.5)(1303.1)(1126.7)(1047.2)
Other income/expense(32.4)(47.4)
Operating profit/(loss) 795.9649.4513.3503.4478.1
Gross Margin 13.1%16%17.1%17.2%17.6%
Net Margin 5.2%5.8%4.8%5.2%5.4%

Company Accounts

Up to 31 December 2017

  • Full Accounts
  • 04 October 2018
  • 53 pages
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Up to 31 December 2016

  • Full Accounts
  • 03 July 2017
  • 51 pages
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Up to 31 December 2015

  • Full Accounts
  • 09 October 2016
  • 61 pages
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Up to 31 December 2014

  • Full Accounts
  • 29 September 2015
  • 26 pages
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Persons with significant control

  1. BRITISH GAS TRADING LIMITED
  2. Gb Gas Holdings Limited
    1. Centrica Holdings Limited
      1. Centrica Plc

News

21 February 2019
British Gas owner loses 742,000 customers and issues price cap warning

The owner of British Gas, Centrica, lost about three-quarters of a million customers last year and warned it will take a £300m hit from the government’s price cap on energy bills.

The Guardian

Fall in British Gas profits rattles investors21 February 2019 | The Times | Login required

18 February 2019
Centrica sets sights on domestic energy flexibility with new investments

Centrica Innovations, the business unit established two years ago to invest in cutting edge technologies, has today announced investments into home energy management solutions provider GreenCom Networks and smart hot water tech provider Mixergy.

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