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  • A House With No Fireplace is a House Without a Heart

    A House With No Fireplace is a House Without a Heart

    Established in 1984, Grate Expectations has built an excellent reputation through the meticulous approach we take with every project. Our friendly team of specialists will provide you with expert advice on sales and installation.

Specialists in Fireplaces, Gas Fires & Wood Burning Stoves throughout London, Surrey and the Southern Counties.

We are the fireplace specialists who offer a full service from start to finish, please explore our website & contact us for a quotation or to receive expert advice.

Our team of experts can assist you in making the right decision on an appliance that meets all your requirements visually and heats your home efficiently.

Grate Expectations supply all the necessary components needed to complete the full installation and provide you with a 12 month guarantee on our installation service.

Want to see the fireplaces? Please contact us for an appointment and get exclusive showroom access! We display 100's of appliances with many live working fires, demonstrations & expert friendly first hand advice.

We offer the complete package from start to finish, all the building work and installation is carried out by us, no sub-contractors are used. See what our clients say about us...

Grate Expectations Virtual Showroom Tour

Explore the Grate Expecations showroom through our virtual tour for fully fitted, working examples of some of our extensive range of fires, stoves and fireplaces. Navigate the full showroom and click on the products for further information and to link to specific pages on our website.

About Us

Grate Expectations has been established and successfully running for over 35 years and remains the family business it once started as, offering a full service from Chimney Lining to Fan Assisted solutions, complete fireplaces or Wood Burning Stove installations and Reproduction or Antique Fireplaces. Grate Expectations continue to Specialise in antique period fireplaces taking great pride in our marble restoration & cast iron work, with our in house stone mason we can strip, repair & re-polish a period marble to its former glory.

Our showroom based in Wimbledon Chase, London boasts a large range of displays with several working gas fires to view, or take a look in our salvage yard to find a unique antique cast iron fireplace from our vast stock.

Stovax & Gazco approved

Grate Expectations are proud to be a premier supplier, installer and approved retailer for Stovax Gazco. Our strong partnership enables us to bring their cutting-edge fire technology to our customers, guaranteeing access to fireplaces that meld exquisite design with the forefront of dependable technology for authentic flame visuals and optimal warmth.

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Book a visit to our showroom

At our showrooms in Wimbledon Chase, London, you can view a wide range of fireplaces and working gas fires and stoves.

You can also browse the vast stock of cast-iron antique fireplaces that we store in our salvage yard.

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