How it works

  1. Post a job

    Post a job

    Tell us about your job, and we'll alert suitable plumbers in Colchester. It’s simple and free.

  2. Hire a tradesperson

    Tradespeople respond

    Once your job is posted, you'll get responses from interested plumbers through the website.

  3. Leave feedback

    Review and choose

    Browse profiles, work history, and feedback, then choose who you wish to share your details with.

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  • Gold Star Plumbing and Heating

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  • J R plumbing

  • CS Home Heat Ltd

  • A P Gas Services & Breakdowns

  • County Plumbing and Bathrooms

  • Aspire Property & Renovation Ltd

  • Thorne

  • DFH Roofing

  • Heat-Gas Ltd

  • Ask Us Drain Services Limited

  • EJ Property Services

  • RJD Plumbing

  • Thriplow gas LTD

  • Manning Plumbing and Heating


How do I find the best plumbers in Colchester?

Colchester’s a big place, and it can be a challenge to find a plumber you can trust. Here at MyBuilder, we’ve got hundreds of qualified and vetted plumbers in your area, saving you the hassle of searching through pages of Google results.

You can also read reviews from previous customers to make sure you’re getting the best tradesperson for the job.

Here are some other things to bear in mind when choosing a plumber in Colchester:

  • What kind of experience do they have? Is it relevant to the work you need?
  • Will you have to pay a call-out fee on top of the cost of the work?
  • Are they Gas Safe registered? This is essential for any jobs involving gas pipework.
  • Are they a member of the CIPHE (Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering)? This can give you extra confidence in a tradesperson’s experience and credentials.

For more information on finding the best plumber for your job, check out our helpful hiring guide.

How much do plumbing services cost in Colchester?

You can expect to pay anywhere between £40 and £70 per hour for plumbing services in Colchester. For a big project like a bathroom renovation, you’ll be looking at a day rate of roughly £500 to £650.

To give a couple of examples of common plumbing jobs: for a burst pipe you’re likely to pay between £60 and £160, while replacing a toilet could cost anywhere between £100 and £350.

Posting a job on MyBuilder is completely free, so you only pay for the work you need. Be aware, however, that you might pay extra for work that needs to be carried out quickly or outside standard working hours. Check out our pricing guide for more information.

Can MyBuilder help me find a local plumber in Colchester?

Absolutely! Here at MyBuilder we know how important it is to use a plumber that’s local to you. When you post your job, our matchmaking system alerts reputable plumbers in your part of Colchester, who can get in touch if they’re interested.

Whether you’ve got a major issue like a broken boiler or a minor one like a leaky tap, a local plumber can get to you more quickly, and might even waive a call-out charge. They can also easily make a follow-up visit if necessary. Best of all, for any future plumbing work you might need, you’ll already have your very own local plumber listed in your phone contacts.

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TOP 10 JOBS for plumbers

  1. Leaking pipe repair
  2. Pipe replacement
  3. Drain Unblocking
  4. Toilet flush repair
  5. Bathroom repairs
  6. Dripping tap repair
  7. Fixture repairs
  8. Tap replacement
  9. Leaking cistern repair
  10. Shower replacement