Local Plumbers & Gas Engineers. Gas Safe Registered. Boiler installer
Local Plumbers and Gas Engineers


Local Plumbing Company

Heppelthwaite the Red Van Plumbers is part of the Evans Group is a family run company providing the complete plumbing and heating service since 1948. Operating throughout South East England, the Group has an annual turnover in excess of £12 million with approximately 100 installers and staff. A true local plumbing company that offers the complete service.

A member of the NAPHC and MSC, our excellent track record has seen The Evans Group receive 39 NHBC Pride in the Job accolades in the last 25 years. This is testament to the relentless commitment to safety, training, sense of responsibility, on-site supervision and above all, planning.

The Group

The Evans Group is made up of 4 divisions:

The Evans Plumbing and Heating Group

Evans Design – Technical Consultancy

A professional service that saves clients time and money by providing insightful analyses of proposed plumbing and heating applications prior to installation. Evans Design undertakes research to provide information-rich reports and blueprints on plumbing and heating systems (and products) for developers, builders and installers.

R.G.Evans  – Contracts & Special Projects

An award winning company specialising in new build housing contracts and special projects. The R.G.Evans portfolio includes partnerships with industry leading developers such as Cala Homes, Barratt, Bellway, Berkeley, Linden, Michael Shanly, Millgate, Octagon, St James, Taylor Wimpey, Willmott Dixon and more.

Heppelthwaite Green Building Solutions – Renewable Energy

Dedicated to providing industry leading renewable energy solutions, Heppelthwaite Green Building Solutions are at the forefront of new technologies to provide customers with a cost effective green alternative. Government backed schemes mean there is no better time to go green.

Heppelthwaite, Red Van Plumbers – Service & Maintenance

Providing a premier plumbing and heating service for domestic, commercial and contractual customers. Services range from installations of complete central heating systems to fixing a leaky tap. Our customers range from homeowners to councils, schools and hospitals to name but a few.

History / Employment & Training

The Evan’s group have always invested in people through on-going training and encouraging the development of individual career paths within the group. We have an impressive employment history that has seen staff remain within the company on average for over 15years, in some cases for the entirety of their careers.

Our apprenticeship scheme introduces and develops new talent. This has served us well with a growing team of excellent young talent that’s guided by our long serving and senior engineers, who started out as apprentices some 25 years ago.

All our Gas Safe registered engineers are experienced, equipped and fully trained; they all drive tracked vehicles, are CRB checked and carry identification. The majority of engineers are employed and we do not use agency staff. This way we can control and ensure the quality of our workmanship and service.

We take pride in our ability to retain the best engineers as our long term service awards demonstrate. Developing a team of engineers that understands the company and what we stand for means that we continue to maintain old fashioned values but ensure we’re at the forefront of the plumbing, heating and renewable energy industry.

With its firm roots within the plumbing and heating industry and respect in stature the Group has gained over many years, the Evans Group has positioned itself at the forefront of innovation, continually striving to make improvements to its services and to the industry as a whole.

Our Reputation

Our reputation and customer relationships are key to the success of the group and this is something in which we pride ourselves. The Group is both proactive and reactive to all customers to ensure we achieve one main objective, the retention of happy customers.


The Evans Group go above and beyond what’s expected from us and we actively support associations and organisations that improve the image, safety and standards of the Plumbing and Heating industry.

We are registered / approved by Gas Safe, Oftec, MCS, Safe Contractor, Construction Line, Considerate Constructors, WHICH? Trusted Traders and Check a Trade. As well as, accredited installers for many manufactures including Worcester Bosch, Glow Worm, Vaillent, Ideal, Honeywell, OkoFen, Grants to name just a few.

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