Thistle Services

Thistle Services are small family run heating business who specialise in boilers and central heating systems. We aim to offer good old fashioned customer service and are really proud of the reputation we have gained in the local area by being fair with our prices and treating people with respect. We can install boilers to suit all budgets and always offer our customer various options to suit their needs.


  1. Gas Work
  2. Central Heating
  3. Plumbing
  4. Fireplaces & Flues

About Thistle Services

Thistle Services began trading in January 2006 with the aim of offering superior customer service over our competitors.

We are a family run business and our complete business model is based on providing outstanding customer service. We always try our best to provide a professional service at a fair price and aim to provided you with the best possible solution to your requirements.

Since 2006 Thistle Services have grown into a thriving business by having a fair and competitive pricing structure and by offering genuine value for money.

We believe that when you invest in a new boiler or heating system you should be covered by a long warranty so every boiler we install is covered by our Full 10 Year Warranty.

We are also so confident in the standard of our work that we take no deposit and offer 21 day payment terms so you can fully test your new boiler before you pay a penny.

We can now arrange 12 months interest free credit on all installations or up to 10 Years to pay (subject to passing basic credit check) through one of our trade partners.

We have built up a fantastic reputation for quality installation's at fair and reasonable price. If you choose Thistle Services to install your boiler you will have years of trouble free heating and hot water.

We believe in being honest and transparent with our prices and are happy to advise out basic price list to show our potential customers what to expect. We are not the cheapest and certainly not the dearest but we do believe our service is the best in Edinburgh and the Lothian's.

Basic Prices

Boiler Swap
Combi for Combi / Regular for Regular. Installation Charge £540.00
Estimated time 1-2 days depending on how clean current heating system is.
Boiler, Flue and materials charged at Trade Cost.

Upgrade from Std Boiler to Combi.
Installation Charge £720.00. Estimated time 1.5-2 days depending on how clean current system is. Boiler, Flue and materials charged at cost.

Installation of Full Heating System.
Installation Charge £950-£1200 Installation Charge. Estimated 3-5 days but all depends on access etc. Boiler, Flue , Rads and materials charged at cost.

Boiler Repairs
Fixed Price £90 plus parts. If when we come out to diagnose the fault and you decide not to repair we would wave the £90 and charge a £50 diagnostic fee which would be refundable if you use us to install a new boiler.

Std Boiler Service
£75 plus any parts at cost

Major Boiler Service (5-7 Years Old)
£95 plus any parts at cost. Typically replace electrodes and gaskets so normally around £130

5 Star Full Strip, Clean and Clean Plate Heat Exchanger
£280. Normally for boilers around 8-12 years old that have been neglected.

Landlord Safety Check
£50 including all digital certificates.

Combined Std Service and Safety Check
£95 plus parts at cost.

General Plumbing Work £52.50 per hour


Gas Safe Registration number 595364
We are experts in Worcester Bosch Boilers.
Vaillant Advanced Installer.
Unvented Cylinders

We guarantee a neat, safe, professional installation every time.

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