British Gas is one of the biggest energy and gas providers in the United Kingdom. If youre having issues with your gas or have questions about your bill or account, you can call customer support, send them an email, or chat with a representative online. If your issue isnt resolved in a timely manner, there are also other steps you can take, like filing a formal complaint or contacting them through social media.
Calling British Gas
Call 0333 202 9532 to contact customer service. Calling this number will connect you to a British Gas customer service representative that can direct you to the right department. This is a quick way to speak to a customer service representative over the phone. You can also use this number to make a customer complaint.
- Customer service is available Monday through Friday from 8 am to 8 pm and 8 am to 6 pm on Saturday. Customer service is closed on Sunday.
Call 0333 200 8899 if your services arenâ€™t working. Call this number if you have your gas or heat isnâ€™t working properly. You should also call this number if you have leaky water pipes. Once you speak to someone, British Gas will schedule an appointment for a technician to come out and fix the issue. If the problem is easily fixable, they may even be able to troubleshoot the problem over the phone.
- Representatives at this number are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Dial 0333 200 8899 to pay or view bills. If you want to pay, view, or discuss your bill with a representative, you should call this number. Similar to the customer service line, representatives at this number will be available Monday through Friday from 8 am to 8 pm and 8 am to 6 pm on Saturday. The service is closed on Sundays.
Escalate your issue by calling 0333 202 9774. Call this number to escalate your issue to the Customer Service Directors Team and connect with a manager. Itâ€™s best to go through the other contact methods before escalating the issue to a director.
- For example, if you spoke to the customer service and the representative was rude and didnt resolve your issue, you should escalate the issue to a manager.
- If you tried calling the other numbers and cant get through, call this number.
Call 0800 111 999 if you smell gas in your house. If you smell gas or are worried that there may be a carbon monoxide leak, call this number to contact the Gas Emergency Services emergency line. This service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Contacting British Gas Online
Chat with a customer service representative online. Visit https://www.britishgas.co.uk/help-and-support/ and click the blue Chat button in the lower-right corner to bring up a live chat with a representative. This person will usually be able to resolve simple issues with your account and bill or give you the number to the department that you need.
Escalate complaints by accessing their customer complaints page. If youâ€™ve contacted British Gas using other methods and they donâ€™t respond, you can escalate the issue to their customer complaints department. Visit https://www.britishgas.co.uk/complaints.html and find the section that best describes your issue to determine the correct email address to use. Make sure to describe your experience and the issue youâ€™re having with their service in the body of the email.
- This method should be saved for the last resort.
- If youre unhappy with boiler and central heating system installation, you can email: email@example.com
- If you have a complaint about your boiler loan, you can email: Loancomplaints@britishgas.co.uk
- If you have an issue with an electric vehicle charger installation, you can email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- For other complaints, visit https://www.britishgas.co.uk/complaints.html to determine the correct email address or phone number to use.
Using Alternate Methods
Contact British Gas on Twitter or Facebook. You shouldnâ€™t use this method unless youâ€™ve tried contacting them directly with no results. You can contact British Gas online by tweeting @BritishGas or @BritishGasHelp. This may get enough attention for someone to contact you and resolve your issue.
Send British Gas a letter. Send British Gas a letter to praise them for their service or to log an official complaint. Address the letter to British Gas, PO Box 227, Rotherham S98 1PD. Remember to include postage so your letter doesnt get sent back.
- Type the letter if you have poor handwriting.
Log a formal complaint if your issue hasnâ€™t been resolved in 8 weeks. If you have an ongoing issue that British Gas refuses to fix, you can log an official complaint with the energy ombudsman service. To log a complaint, send an email to email@example.com, call 0330 440 1624, or send a letter to Ombudsman Services: Energy, PO Box 966, Warrington WA4 9DF.
- Energy ombudsman services will investigate and resolve the issue.
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You can contact British Gas by phone or online. To contact customer service for assistance or to make a complaint, dial 0333 202 9532. If your service isnâ€™t working or you have leaky water pipes, call 0333 200 8899. To pay or view your bills, dial 0333 200 8899. If youâ€™re having trouble getting any help, you can escalate your issue by calling 0333 202 9774 and getting connected with a manager. To get in touch online, visit the British Gas website to use their online form or send them an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also chat with a customer service representative on their websiteâ€™s support page. If you have a complaint that isnâ€™t being addressed, email email@example.com. To learn how to get in touch with British Gas through their social media, keep reading!
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