Compliance Policy Development – Gas

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How to ensure your Gas Policy is compliant

As a specialist property compliance consultant, we regularly review and redevelop compliance policies for social housing providers.  This includes the improvement and development of Gas, Electric, Asbestos, Fire and Legionella policies.

Pennington Choices is unique in the marketplace because we employ technical experts from a gas, electric, asbestos, fire and legionella background, as well as housing practitioners that have managed property compliance at an operational and executive level. We also undertake Compliance Health Checks for a diverse range of social housing providers nationally. The Compliance Health Check identifies any compliance gaps and risks, and includes policy review. As a result, we are well placed to ensure social housing providers achieve policy compliance.

What social housing providers need to factor into their Gas Policy

Included below are some of the inclusions you need to be incorporating into your Gas Policy:

  • The Gas (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998 – Regulation 36
  • Annual safety check
  • Gas Safe registered engineers
  • Keeping records for two years
  • Issuing the LGSR to the tenant within 28 days
  • Displaying LGSR in communal buildings
  • Regulation 36 (3) – readiness and response to changes in October 2017

For further information on what other inclusions to incorporate into your Gas Policy to ensure it is compliant with current regulation, legislation and codes of practice, as well as information about our gas policy writing services, please email

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