Services & prices


Chimney / Liner Clean and Sweep – £65

This includes:
- Checking the installation meets current regulations (Document J Building Regs)
- Sweeping in line with the Guild of Master Sweeps Code of Practice
- Carrying out a smoke draw test using a smoke pellet.
- Issue of a Guild of Master Sweeps Appliance Sweeping / Servicing certificate (insurance industry accepted).

On average a chimney/flue sweep will take approximately 30 to 40 minutes to carry out from start to finish. Anything over and above this will charged at an hourly rate of £60.


Stove / Appliance Service – £30

This includes:
- Visual integrity inspection of your appliance
- Removal and cleaning of the fire bricks, baffle plate and reassembly
- Cleaning of the glass and fittings
- Where applicable/possible, adjusting and lubricating of moving parts
- Visual checking that the installation meets current regulations (Document J Building Regulations)

Please note; The Stove / Appliance Service can only be carried out jointly with a sweeping appointment.


Aga / Rayburn / Esse Cooker Range Flue Sweep – £65

This includes:
- Sweeping of connecting of pipe and flue in line with the Guild of Master Sweeps Code of Practice
- Removal of heat plates and cleaning out of soot from heat chambers (where applicable)
- Carrying out a smoke draw test using a smoke pellet.
- Issue of a Guild of Master Sweeps Appliance Sweeping / Servicing certificate (insurance industry accepted).

On average a chimney / flue sweep will take approximately 30 to 40 minutes to carry out from start to finish. Anything over and above this will charged at an hourly rate of £60.


Bird nest removal

The first 40 minutes is covered by the standard sweep charge £65, any time over and above this is charged at £60 per hour, or £15 per 15 minutes.

Please note that bird’s nest removal may take anything from an hour to several hours.


Exterior chimney works

We can carry out the replacement or installation of:
- Chimney pots
- Cowl or bird guards
- Chimney pot caps.

Please contact us for an estimate.


We also offer the following services:

- Installation of carbon monoxide alarms
- Installation of replacement fire rope and fire bricks
- Advice on stoves, appliance installations and chimney repairs
- Removal of tar / creosote prior to re-lining
- We can arrange CCTV camera surveys and chimney pressure testing


Call out charge:

If an appointment is missed or access to the property can not be gained, T D Lancaster Chimney Sweep shall be eligible for their full fee.

T D Lancaster Chimney Sweep reserve the right to refuse to carry out the work on arrival at premises if the work involved is for any reason is unsafe or dangerous to perform (Health and Safety at work Act 1974) on producing evidence of defect in writing with, if possible, a remedy for the situation. In these circumstances T D Lancaster Chimney Sweep shall be eligible for their full fee.