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Warm Homes Project

Colchester Borough Council's Warm Homes Project provides:

  • Impartial information and advice about energy saving home improvements and reducing fuel bills
  • A referral mechanism for private sector home owners and tenants to local approved partner providers and installers of energy saving improvements.
  • An emergency temporary heating provision for private sector home owners and tenants

Warm Homes Partnership 

Colchester Borough Council's Warm Homes Project is working in partnership with local home energy improvement professionals to support local residents who are looking to save energy and keep warm in their homes. ​

Each of our partners are able to provide information and advice about energy saving home improvements. They can also arrange appointments to provide you with a free* no obligation home energy assessment. *subject to eligibility.

How to be Referred

Our table below gives you an overview of our partners and the energy saving improvements that they can offer. You can be connected with one or more of our partners in three quick and easy steps:

1. Looking at the ticks in the grid below, find out which partner(s) provide the home energy improvement measure(s) you are looking for

2. You can click on the partners' names to be transferred to their own website for more information about the services they offer 

3. Once you have made your decision, simply click 'Refer Me' for each partner you wish to be referred to and you'll be able to email your request

When your email is submitted, you will hear back from your chosen partner(s) within 5 working days with a response to your enquiry. Please ensure to provide your contact name and telephone number

Colchester Borough Council is committed to protecting your privacy when you use Council services. The details you provide us will be shared with the Warm Homes Project and the third party company you have selected to be referred to for the sole purpose of advice and/or the installation of energy saving improvements to your home. We will not share your data with anyone else. Where surveys and installations are completed third parties will hold your data on their secure servers for a period of 6 years


Energy Saving Home Improvements






Solid & Cavity
Wall Insulation






Air & 
Ground Source 
Heat Pumps

Supported by
ECO Funding 


Aran Services Limited


Refer me

Blue Flame (Colchester) Ltd.


 Refer me

Please be aware that there are other providers and installers of home energy improvements available and you may wish to research alternative information and advice. Visit here for more information.

Emergency Heater Scheme 

The Emergency Heating Scheme is offered by Colchester Borough Council's Warm Homes Project with the aim to provide temporary emergency heaters when there is a need and if no alternative arrangement can be made.

To be eligible for this scheme you must be a Colchester Borough private home owner or tenant* in need of emergency heating and must be in the process of making arrangements to resolve your home heating situation.

If you would like more information about this scheme, please read pdf icon The Emergency Heater Scheme [94kb] criteria for information on how to apply.

*If you are a Colchester Borough Homes or Social Housing tenant, please make enquires with your social housing provider directly.

Contact the Warm Homes Project

Phone: 01206 505861


Write to:
The Warm Homes Project
Community Initiatives Team
Rowan House
33 Sheepen Road

Want to Partner with The Warm Homes Project?

If you are a local company which provides and installs home energy-saving measures, and are interested in becoming a partner of Colchester Borough Council's Warm Homes Project, please email: