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Welcome to Leaky Lou Plumbing & Heating

We’re your local, friendly, family-run plumbing and heating business based in Saffron Walden, Essex.

We specialise in servicing & installing Boilers, Gas Safe inspections, plus the design and installation of bathrooms.

What makes us different? Customer service! We pride ourselves on delivering a customer-focused service, which is why most of our work comes via word of mouth.

We are both Gas Safe and BPEC registered.

Leaky Lou has been rated hundreds of times on Check-A-Trade – with an average score of 9.9 out of 10!

For a bespoke quotation, please contact us on 0784 220 2023 or drop us an email at

Our Credentials



All rates exclude the cost of materials, car parking / congestion charge if required, and we don’t charge VAT.

First hour £55, then £30 per hour thereafter.

Outside business hours – £75 for the first hour, then £30 per every half hour thereafter.

Gas Safety Certificates (Landlord / Home Owner)
Boiler £72.00
Gas Cookers / Hobs £38.00
Gas Fire £45.00

Unvented hot water cylinder service £65.00
Power flush for up to 7 radiators, including chemicals £500.00 with installation of a Magna Clean unit £650.00

📠 0784 220 2023


Lilly Barker
Lilly Barker
Lou was great- he arrived on time and found the root of the problem quickly and was able to explain to us in lay friendly terms. All work was done quickly and tidied up very well at the end. Would recommend if you have any plumbing issues.
Tallulah Singam
Tallulah Singam
We have booked Lou for several jobs over the years and he has always done a great job with very fair prices. A very trusty guy.
Alan Ruckert
Alan Ruckert
Lou diagnosed and repair cracked soil pipe and broken drain gulley lifting then relaying paving slabs on patio. A very professional job completed. I am very happy and would strongly recommend his services and will certainly use him again.
Richard Chamberlain
Richard Chamberlain
Great work done for us
terry Johnson
terry Johnson
I deal with leaky Lou from the merchant side very good customer to deal with
Rachel Rolton
Rachel Rolton
Very helpful
Toilet leak contacted leaky Lou regarding toilet leak, excellent communication, rapid response time, friendly and genuine. toilet hasn't leaked since. overall fantastic experience. Highly recommended !!