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The company will now manufacture inhouse bespoke chambers alongside their existing range of bespoke made to measure hearths, replacement stove glass and bricks.


The chambers will be produced on-site at their new Chamber manufacturing facility at their head office in Farnworth.With an extremely quick turnaround all chambers except for the rustic brick chambers* are now available manufactured to any specification in house.
With over 10 options available, in a range of materials and finishes they offer a speedy and cost-effective solution to creating the perfect fireplace opening.

Andrew Mulligan, Managing Director said, “This is another exciting development for our business we have seen continued strong demand for our products, having manufacturing facilities in house enables us to ensure the highest standards of quality and supports our continued endeavours in delivering the ultimate customer service excellence.”

The new facility is overseen by Michael Leonard the new Stone Workshop Supervisor, Michael is one of nine new recruits at the company.Michael joins the company from Circle Northwest with over 22 years in the construction industry.

Michael added “I am delighted to join the team at Percy Doughty.It is a forward-thinking company and my new role really allows me to implement and build on my prior knowledge.I’m looking forward to contributing to the future success of the company.”

Its quick and simple to order with quotations back within the hour.
To place an order simply email sales@percydoughty.com or call us on 01204 868 550.
In addition to this new service the company will also be updating and developing their current Made2Measure App to include the chambers in due course for greater flexibility and instant quotes.

Percy Doughty & Co based in Bolton, are a UK market leader in solid fuel spares, fireplaces, stoves & accessories.Selling directly to the trade since 1952, the product portfolio now boasts a range of over 6000 stock lines, home of the Vision Trimline, Vision E-Line, Penman and Gallery collections.

*Rustic Brick chambers are still available made2measure however lead-times may vary as they are not currently manufactured onsite.

For more information on Percy Doughty please call 01204 868 550 or visit www.percydoughty.com




The significant investment in this area will allow the business to accelerate the production of several gas appliances over the coming year and will be located at their Head Quarters and distribution centre in Farnworth.This will be a continuation of the company’s ambitious growth plans in the British manufacturing sector.


Percy Doughty has earned a formidable reputation for designing and building high quality appliances and with consumer demand on the up, the new facility will allow Percy Doughty to meet increasing demand for the newly launched Bassington and Classic gas stoves.The new assembly facility will create several new jobs for the local community and it is a real statement of intent to our commitment in contributing to Britain’s economic rebuild and improving the job prospects in the local area. The go live date is expected to commence from June 2021 and we are all very excited to see it go on line, and a fitting compliment to one of the many manufacturing areas already established.

Andrew Mulligan Managing Director said “this new production facility is a significant step in our business expansion plans.This new facility will help to ensure we are properly positioned to support our future growth plans.The expansion into this type of manufacturing highlights our further commitment to product development, striving towards using Innovative technology. This step will ensure the delivery and creation of high quality, design inspired functional products and supports our continued endeavours in delivering customer service excellence.”

The new expansion plans are being overseen by Simon Bower Technical Manager.Simon added “The new production section will occupy an area next to our research and development facility and existing stove testing section, and it will be equipped to enable testing with second and third family gasses, natural gas and LPG.We are very proud of the progress we have made so far and are excited to be adding a number of talented new team members to the Percy Doughty family.The facility will be capable of producing more than a thousand burners a year initially, and we envisage this number to significantly increase in the subsequent years to follow, when new designs come on line. Production coefficient testing is well under way, with the new facility expected to be fully operational in June 2021.”

For more information on Percy Doughty please call 01204 868 550 or visit www.percydoughty.com




Bolton Lads and Girls Club is a youth club and registered charity based in Bolton, Greater Manchester. They were one of the first organisations in the North West to recognise the importance of providing young people with a safe haven to spend their free time. The foundations of the charity are based on their universal open access offer reaching over 3,000 individual children and young people each year from across all areas of the town.


Alongside becoming an official Patron of the club Percy Doughty are working with the Charity to offer a range of work experience opportunities with a view to this leading to a number of permanent job roles within the company.”

Andrew Mulligan Managing Director said “our new charity partnership will make a big difference to the local community that we operate in and the young people who rely on the services especially at this current time.This partnership will help the charity raise much needed funds, however it is not only about the funds’ we’re hoping that we can offer much more to the young people that Bolton Lads and Girls club with work experience which we hope will lead to positions in the future.”

The company are looking forward to working with the BLGC team to help support this wonderful local cause, and will be encouraging employees, suppliers and customers to get involved with both fundraising.

Laura Pendlebury Relationship Manager at BLGC said“We are absolutely delighted at BLGC that Percy Doughty have joined our Patrons Family as a Bronze Patron. The Patronage donations we receive each year help us to continue to provide the vital services our Young People need. We are always so appreciative of the support, even more so given the hardships of this year where we have been here for our families now more than ever.”

If you would like to find out more about Bolton lads and Girls Club please visit www.boltonladsandgirlsclub.co.uk.

For more information on Percy Doughty please call 01204 868 550 or visit www.percydoughty.com





The UK designed appliance is fully ERP compliant and is supplied with an infrared remote with LCD display incorporating a friendly interface allowing all the settings available to be easily understood and function simply. The fire has been designed with optimal controllability enabling you to switch quickly and simply from heat to flame effect.The remote has a fully programmable timer designed to provide automatic time and temperature control over a 7 day period.

Features at a Glance
  • • Infrared remote control with LCD display
  • • Four different fuel beds included – logs, coals, pebbles, crystals
  • • RGB colour changing flame effect and fuel bed
  • • Thermostatic control
  • • 7-day programmable timer
John Humphreys Sales Director said “the living room really is the heart of most homes, it’s clear why this is one of our favourite spaces to decorate.The VEL40 Sandon is the perfect appliance to allow you to breathe new life into your fireplace.This appliance works beautifully with a wide range of our suites and surrounds. These efficient appliances truly compliment any room setting, the unique feature is that it comes complete with all four fuel beds allowing you to swap them as your tastes change. For a more traditional look you can use the coals or logs or for a contemporary feel you can use the pebbles or crystals.”


Clair Plant Marketing Manager added “to celebrate the launch we are giving away the chance to win a VEL40 Sandon appliance in a colour of your choice worth £449.In order to participate in the competition entrants must simply tell us why you would like to win our VEL40, follow @visionfires and share the post on your page/story on either Facebook or Instagram. Account details and links to our pages can be found on our website at www.visionfires.co.uk

where you will also find details of the competition T&C’s. We will look forward to announcing the winner in due course.”

The Vision E-Line range is distributed across the UK & Ireland by a network of distributors and approved stockists. To find out more about the range or to become a stockists please contact us or your local distributor.

  • •Heat Design -Republic Of Ireland
  • •MAC Metalcraft - North East, Yorkshire and Humberside
  • •OER – South West to South East
  • •Percy Doughty – North West England, North Wales and Scotland
  • •PureGlow – South Midlands, South Wales and the Home Counties
  • •T&T Distributors - Northern Ireland
  • •TileTec Fireplaces - East Midlands
For more information on our current special offers and promotions or on our range of products please call 01204 868 550 or visit www.percydoughty.com.

Percy Doughty & Co based in Bolton, are a UK market leader in solid fuel spares, fireplaces, stoves & accessories.Selling directly to the trade since 1952, the product portfolio now boasts a range of over 6000 stock lines, home of the Vision Trimline, Penman and Gallery collections.

For more information on Percy Doughty please call 01204 868 550 or visit www.percydoughty.com





Jessica joined the team in early December from Reach PLC where she was employed as a Junior Creative Designer.Jessica is now responsible for the company’s extensive marketing collateral, ranging from brochure creation and advertising to point of sale and website content management.Jessica brings a wealth of marketing and creative experience including delivering projects such as Pride of Britain, Pride of Sport and regional Pride events in her previous role.

Jessica comments “I’m excited to be joining the Percy Doughty family, I have a real creative ambition and this role really gives me the opportunity to develop the existing range of marketing materials the company produces.I think I’m most looking forward to developing their existing range of brochures”


Vanessa who joined the team just before Christmas is a highly skilled sales professional with over 18 years’ sales experience.Vanessa joins the team from Katell Fireplaces where she was responsible for managing their Northern and Central customers alongside overseeing their construction clients.

Vanessa comments “I was delighted to be asked to join the Percy Doughty team, I’m currently undertaking extensive product and company training and in the New Year I’m excited to get to know both new and existing customers. I’m looking forward to contributing to the future success of the company.”

Andrew Mulligan Managing Director said, “We are thrilled to have Jessica and Vanessa on board, they both bring such amazing experiences to Percy Doughty.Jessica’s and Vanessa’s appointments are key to contributing to the long-term strategic development of our company.”

For more information on our current special offers and promotions or on our range of products please call 01204 868 550 or visit www.percydoughty.com.

Percy Doughty & Co based in Bolton, are a UK market leader in solid fuel spares, fireplaces, stoves & accessories.Selling directly to the trade since 1952, the product portfolio now boasts a range of over 6000 stock lines, home of the Vision Trimline, Penman and Gallery collections.

For more information on Percy Doughty please call 01204 868 550 or visit www.percydoughty.com





This new key role will see Tom streamline warehouse processes, implementing change as the business continues to grow.Tom has a wealth of experience and expertise being brought up in the family business.Tom started his career at Percy Doughty in 2005 and has held various jobs learning the business at a grass roots level.

Andrew Mulligan Managing Director said, “We are thrilled to appoint Tom to this position.As we enter the new season, this is a fantastic time to welcome Tom to the senior management team. Tom’s continued commitment and dedication to the company has helped him achieve this well-deserved promotion.His experience combined with his proven ability and leadership skills, will help build on Percy Doughty’s past success and deliver an exciting future”

Tom commented:“The Director role was a real goal and the next natural progression for me.Percy Doughty is going through a period of development and as we grow into a larger business, we need to ensure that it runs efficiently with lean processes and streamlined practices.I’m keen that we retain our family business ethos combined with a professional outlook and I look forward to the new challenges ahead.”

For more information on our current special offers and promotions or on our range of products please call 01204 868 550 or visit www.percydoughty.com.

Percy Doughty & Co based in Bolton, are a UK market leader in solid fuel spares, fireplaces, stoves & accessories.Selling directly to the trade since 1952, the product portfolio now boasts a range of over 6000 stock lines, home of the Vision Trimline, Penman and Gallery collections.

For more information on Percy Doughty please call 01204 868 550 or visit www.percydoughty.com







Joining the E-Line, Gallery and Penman Collections are the brand new electric inset fires featuring the latest innovative multi-colour way flame technology. This versatile appliance has an impressive range of up to 2kW heat output and is available with a range of contemporary and traditional trims specifically designed for each of the three brands. The appliance comes with 4 interchangeable fuel beds allowing them to be swapped as tastes change.

The Penman and Gallery Collections also see the introduction of the Bassington and Classic Gas stoves, based on the successful multifuel models.These new gas versions offer an ultra-realistic ceramic log fuel bed and are available in black or warm white finishes in either manual or remote control and natural gas or LPG options.

Joining the new stoves is the introduction of Persian Limestone, a darker, grey toned version of the much loved Agean Limestone which has the rare feature of appealing to both traditional and contemporary tastes. Mantels available in the new material are the Brompton from the Gallery Collection and Velletri in the Penman Collection. The Penman Collection also see the introduction of a range of fire baskets, cast iron inserts, trimless conventional flued gas fire and combination casts.

New to the E-Line range alongside the Sandom Electric insert is the introduction of a choice of specially designed suites.The Aston, Hanchurch and Elford are a range of elegant freestanding flat walled suites with a timeless appeal ensuring a modern look regardless of changing trends.The flawlessly constructed suites are made from high quality material and require minimal assembly.

Work is currently underway on preparing the brochures for the season ahead with the Gallery and Penman expected in October and the Vision Trimline and E-line towards the end of the year.Details of all our new lines can be found on our brand websites or for further details or display enquiriesplease consult your area sales representative or contact the sales office on 01204 868 550 or email sales@percydpoughty.com.

For more information on our current special offers and promotions or on our range of products please call 01204 868 550 or visit www.percydoughty.com.

Percy Doughty & Co based in Bolton, are a UK market leader in solid fuel spares, fireplaces, stoves & accessories.Selling directly to the trade since 1952, the product portfolio now boasts a range of over 6000 stock lines, home of the Vision Trimline, Penman and Gallery collections.





Building on the success of the Bassington Multi fuel stove, the Bassington Gas has been designed and manufactured in the UK and offers an ultra-realistic ceramic log fuel bed, available in either manual or remote control and Natural Gas or LPG options. The new Bassington Gas Stove is available in black or warm white enamel with the choice of three leg options; Standard, Skirted or Baseline and will be available in early September.

Andrew Mulligan, Managing Director said “Consumer demand for the most realistic gas stove has driven the development of our latest model, which we believe is one of the most realistic gas stoves on the market. This new stove has been designed by our team of specialist designers and engineers and produced with expert craftsmanship with quality materials and independently assessed and tested in the UK by Kiwa Gastec.”

The Penman Collection is distributed across the UK & Ireland by a network of distributors and approved stockists. To find out more about the range or to become a stockists please contact us on 01204 868 550 or email us at sales@percydoughty.com alternatively visit www.penmancollection.com

Percy Doughty & Co based in Bolton, are a UK market leader in solid fuel spares, fireplaces, stoves & accessories.Selling directly to the trade since 1952, the product portfolio now boasts a range of over 6000 stock lines, home of the Vision Trimline, E-Line, Penman and Gallery collections.

For more information on our current special offers and promotions or on our range of products please call 01204 868 550 or visit www.percydoughty.com.

Percy Doughty & Co based in Bolton, are a UK market leader in solid fuel spares, fireplaces, stoves & accessories.Selling directly to the trade since 1952, the product portfolio now boasts a range of over 6000 stock lines, home of the Vision Trimline, Penman and Gallery collections.




This includes a reduced workforce including flexible working plans for some groups of staff to ensure they do not cross over. Elsewhere, precautions such as physical distancing, temperature checks and the adoption of PPE all remain in place.

They have also implemented a number of key promotions across their Vision E-Line, Penman and Gallery ranges.These promotions reinforce the company’s commitment to supporting their customers through this pandemic.

John Humphreys Sales Director said “We understand how much of an effect this pandemic has had on our customers.We are committed to helping all our customers with the very best of support unique promotions and flexibility as they look to come out of the other side of the pandemic”.

Andrew Mulligan Managing Director added “Percy Doughty’s proud heritage spans almost seven decades and during this time the company has witnessed many challenges, we must focus on the threats posed by these new challenges and help each other through to the other side. Everyone has adapted to the new safety measures and social distancing measures implemented and we look forward to overcoming these challenging times together.”

For more information on our current special offers and promotions or on our range of products please call 01204 868 550 or visit www.percydoughty.com.

Percy Doughty & Co based in Bolton, are a UK market leader in solid fuel spares, fireplaces, stoves & accessories.Selling directly to the trade since 1952, the product portfolio now boasts a range of over 6000 stock lines, home of the Vision Trimline, Penman and Gallery collections.




The installation of new testing equipment, with the help from KIWA consultant Brian Carpenter has been undertaken for key product development at Percy Doughty. Its use over the coming months and years leading up to and past 2022 is a true testament to their commitment in helping to reduce the damaging effects of climate change.

This new equipment allows testing of our appliances in accordance with the test standard, giving greater accuracy.The new equipment also ensures that the company achieves greater performance efficiencies in accordance with the imminent introduction of the SIA Clearskies scheme.

Simon Bower Technical Manager said “we are pleased to have commissioned our test rigs.The new facility allows us to be more diverse and accurate in what we test, allowing us to compete at the very highest levels within the market place in which we operate.”

Andrew Mulligan Managing Director said “our newly developed Technical department alongside these new testing capacities perfectly complement the long-term strategic development of our company.With the imminent ClearSkies levels being introduced in the coming months, it gives us an excellent opportunity to develop super-efficient stoves at the highest level.”

Innovative technology and product development are at the heart of the business ambition to grow and the company want to ensure that the delivery and creation of high quality, design inspired functional products are at the forefront of our future plans. The Gallery and Penman Collections already feature twenty one Eco Ready stoves with more introductions to follow for the 2020-2021 season.

For more information on Percy Doughty or Vision Trimline please call 01204 868 550 or visit www.percydoughty.com





The new-look reception area celebrates the company’s rich heritage and dedication to deliver service to the fireplace industry.Almost seventy years of history are celebrated in the decorations and wall displays, which are designed to showcase important events that have shaped the organisation since 1952.

Andrew Mulligan Managing Director said”It was a momentous occasion, We have been able to capture our rich heritage, the opening not only marks the opening of the new reception but is a celebration of the significant milestones of our company’s history in the fires and fireplace industry.”

The story began in 1952 when Percy Doughty bought a small shop in Middleton, Manchester.Initially three people were employed and during the early days most of the client base was local authority based, the company sold solid fuel spares, appliances and ironmongery. Today Percy Doughty are a UK market leader in solid fuel spares, fireplaces, stoves & accessories with the product portfolio boastinga range of over 6000 stock lines and is home of the Vision Trimline, Vision E-Line, Penman and Gallery collections.The company offer made to measure hearths, chambers, slip sets, replacement stove glass and bricks cut onsite at their facilities at their head office in Farnworth.The people are at the heart of Percy Doughty, they have 70 committed and engaged employees over two sites.Their skills, knowledge, attitude and creativity ensures we continue to deliver great service for our customers.

For more information on Percy Doughty or Vision Trimline please call 01204 868 550 or visit www.percydoughty.com





The event was a fantastic opportunity for the participants to have a detailed tour of the factory and facilities where they had the opportunity to discover new products and review the range.In addition to learning about the company, products and developments the guests were also treated to a tour of the area which included a short guided walking tour of the beautiful medieval old town of Amersfoort, followed by an evening meal at the Old Historic Tower.Day two the guests discovered the wonderful scenery of the Vecht River, one of the most beautiful rivers of the Netherlands.

Andrew Mulligan Managing Director said “It’s a great opportunity to showcase the production facilities of our Vision Trimline appliances the event also celebrated the achievements of the distributers to date and discussions on plans and strategies to build on growth for 2020.”

The Vision Trimline range launched in 2014 is a luxury range of balanced and conventional flue gas fires give customers the choice of truly trimless options. The innovative fires are skilfully engineered to allow a trimless aspect, meaning no distracting frames or visible mechanical workings, just beautiful flames.Meticulous attention has been paid to the fuel bed and flame patterns to ensure a perfect recreation of a natural, living fire.

For more information on Percy Doughty or Vision Trimline please call 01204 868 550 or visit www.percydoughty.com





Your living room is the heart of the home, Vision Trimline appliances are designed with the specific purpose of recreating the desire to use a fireplace as the central focal point.The luxury range of balanced and conventional flue gas fires give customers the choice of truly trimless options.

The innovative fires are skilfully engineered to allow a true trimless aspect.This means no distracting frames or visible mechanical workings, just fire.Furthermore, meticulous attention has been paid to the realism of the fuel bed and flame patterns to ensure a perfect recreation of a natural, living fire.The Anti Reflective glass option is a premium feature that cleverly gives the illusion that there is no glass between the fire and you, creating an even more authentic experience.

Anti-reflective glass is available across the Trimline range as an optional extra, but for this limited period we will be upgrading glass free* of charge across all appliances which are compatible with the ARG upgrade feature.

The Vision Trimline range is distributed across the UK through a network of exclusive retailers, for more information on where to buy visit www.visionfires.co.uk and select the retailer’s option.For further information on this promotion or the Vision Trimline range please contact us on 01204 868 550 or email us at info@visionfires.co.uk





The acquisition will allow the company to manufacture bespoke made to measure replacement stove glass cut on-site at our engineering facility in Farnworth to any size or shape, available whilst customers wait or via next day delivery.

Andrew Mulligan, Managing Director said “This is another exciting acquisition for our business and an important step forward for Percy Doughty. This is an excellent fit for our product portfolio and builds on the service excellence and customer support which is at the heart of both companies.”

Firestorm will be assisting the company for the next few months to ensure the transition is as seamless as possible and the quality is retained.Customers will notice no change other than the point of order.

Customers can order in two easy steps.

STEP 1
Identify the stove manufacturer and model using our Trade Price List. Alternatively, if you require a bespoke made to measure item please email or call our friendly sales team with the length and width you require.
STEP 2 To place your order:
Visit us at www.percydoughty.com | Email us at sales@percydoughty.com | Call us on 01204 868 550.

Joanne Frost Owner of Firestorm said “We will be working closely alongside Percy Doughty to ensure a smooth and seamless transition. We have not taken this decision lightly and have chosen Percy Doughty as they have an excellent reputation within the industry which extends to almost 70 years of excellent service.

We look forward to continuing to building relationships with both our existing and new customers. Percy Doughty & Co based in Bolton, are a UK market leader in solid fuel spares, fireplaces, stoves & accessories.Selling directly to the trade since 1952, the product portfolio now boasts a range of over 6000 stock lines, home of the Vision Trimline, Vision E-Line, Penman and Gallery collections.

For more information on Percy Doughty please call 01204 868550 or visit www.percydoughty.com
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The elegant VEL140 is the largest landscaped styled fire in the range.The VEL140 is designed to be positioned beautifully into integrated walls or retrofitted into existing chimneys.Like the VEL75 and VEL90 this appliance comes as panoramic but can be transformed to front facing or as a corner appliance.
The VEL75 is a portrait styled inset fire, its ideal for combining with a variety of fireplace mantels to create a truly unique focal point to your living space.The large glass-fronted fire allows an unrestricted view of beautiful flames.To make a real statement, this fire can be transformed into a corner or panoramic appliance.
These stunning appliances are the ultimate home investment and are available in wall mounted or floor standing options.All the appliances will come as panoramic as standard but can be transformed to front facing or corner right and left with the use of a conversion kit which is included in the fire at no extra cost making it one of the most versatile on the market.
Alongside the new appliances we have created a range of new wall mounted and floor standing modular components.The highly versatile elements can be mixed and matched to create a truly bespoke design.From modern to traditional, the fire surrounds are designed to suit a variety of room settings.
Andrew Mulligan Managing Director said “The introduction of the E-Line to the Vision brand was driven by a significant gap in our portfolio and from retailer demand based on the success of the Vision Trimline range.The additions of the VEL75 complement our extensive range of mantels whilst the VEL140 provides a stunning structured landscape appliance.
In addition to the modular furniture the collection now offers a chimney breast kit designed exclusively to fit our VEL90 and VEL140 electric fires.It offers a quick and simple solution to create a Scandinavian style, floating chimney breast. All parts are produced using state of the art machinery to ensure accuracy and quality.The build concept has been cleverly designed to make installation as quick and simple as possible.
John Humphreys Sales Director added “our new modular elements offer the ultimate flexible approach by allowing customers to build their fireplace to their exact specification. Ultimately, you need to experience the range to truly appreciate its qualities.I have personally installed the kit at a number of showrooms and I was amazed with the simplicity and speed of the installation. You can view the range at our showroom at our Head Office in Farnworth or at Grangemouth.If you can’t make it to our showroom you can download our brochure at visionfires.co.uk.”
The Vision E-Line range is distributed across the UK & Ireland by a network of distributors and approved stockists. To find out more about the range or to become a stockists please contact us or your local distributor.

  • •Heat Design - The Republic Of Ireland
  • •MAC Metalcraft - North East & Yorkshire and Humberside
  • •OER – South West to South East
  • •Percy Doughty – North West England, North Wales and Scotland
  • •PureGlow – South Midlands, South Wales and the Home Counties
  • •T&T Distributors - Northern Ireland
  • •TileTec Fireplaces - East Midlands

For more information on Percy Doughty or Vision E-Line please call 01204 868550 or visit www.percydoughty.com ENDS




The specially-designed new Iveco Daily 72c18 box vans with tail lift and Iveco Daily vehicles are robust and reliable.Their eco-friendly and feature Eco Mode with Stop Start technology which is aimed at reducing fuel consumption and engine idling.The side roller shutter and tail lifts on the box vans offer easy accessibility for speedier and more efficient operations.

The £193,000 investment in the new fleet of branded vehicles, hit the road on this month. The new fleet comprising of four 7.2 tonne IVECO Daily box vans with tail lifts and one 3.5 tonne IVECO Daily long wheeled base panel van are to run alongside the existing fleet and the pallet and parcel courier services.

Andrew Mulligan, Managing Director said “We are delighted to announce this latest investment in our fleet and our continuing working relationship with Walton Summit our approved Iveco Dealer.These new vehicles are designed to complement and support our current fleet and our extensive network of partner vehicles.The new vehicles travel across the country representing a fantastic opportunity to promote our brand.After months of planning and preparation, we are delighted to see the new fleet in action.


Percy Doughty & Co based in Bolton, are a UK market leader in solid fuel spares, fireplaces, stoves & accessories.Selling directly to the trade since 1952, the product portfolio now boasts a range of over 6000 stock lines, home of the Vision Trimline, Vision E-Line, Penman and Gallery collections.

For more information on Percy Doughty please call 01204 868550 or visit www.percydoughty.com ENDS




The Percy Doughty website showcases our product portfolio with a new structure that makes it easier for customers to find the products they are looking for.In addition to the overhaul of the website a new Ashpan and Grate tool has been developed that helps identify unknown Ashpans and Grates.With so many Ashpans & Grates available, the new feature works by taking the measurements of the Ashpan or Grate and filtering results to help find a hit more quickly.
There is also a Stove Heat Calculator to help determine and find the best sized Stove to fit a particular room.


Ged Meadwell, Systems Manager said “We’ve updated the site to enhance our customer’s browsing and shopping experience on a variety of devices including mobile.The new design reflects our branding and is more user friendly than ever.Our e-commerce customers benefit from the ability to order 24 hours seven days a week. They can check prices and availability and have access to order history and invoice details. This recent update is based on customer feedback and is part of our continuing development of all Percy Doughty websites.”

Trade customers can set up online accounts quickly by completing our registration form at
www.percydoughty.com/customer/account/ or call the office on 01204 868 550.

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The highly trained and experienced technical experts endeavor to provide support and advice on all Percy Doughty product lines specifically in relation to our vast list of trade items. Our list of product items incorporate gas, solid fuel and associated equipment, electrical heating appliances and chimney components.

The teams core competencies enables our team to be registered with Gas Safe working on both natural gas & propane gas, HETAS and team members have recently completed the Domestic Electrical Installer (Part P). This allows us to be knowledgeable across all disciplines and advise accordingly. Leadership and management, Safety management, Construction and built environment, Energy and efficiency, City and Guilds and safety compliance training all contribute to their underpinning knowledge on industry practices and best practices including renewable's, this all adds and strengthens the foundations of the service we strive to offer.

Services Include:
  • •First-line assistance via our dedicated help-desk
  • •Providing advice and support
  • •Tailored product training support & pre sales demonstrations
  • •Product Technical Bulletins for installation best practice and compliance
  • •Specification advice
  • •Warranty assistance
  • •Research & development
  • •Design innovation
  • •Testing Facilities
  • •Solid Fuel expertise Inc. parts identification

Simon Bower Technical Manager commented “Our people set us apart. Proud and passionate to work at Percy Doughty, they have the skills and expertise to deliver an unbeatable level of service. We are delighted to offer our customers access to this kind of first class technical support.”

Andrew Mulligan Managing Director said “Ensuring the technology needs of our customers are captured and understood alongside delivering hands on technical support is part of our developing strategy to improve the service we provide to our customers.Our newly structured technical team ensures high-quality service is delivered that continually meet the demands of our evolving industry.”


Simon Bower – Technical Manager
The technical team is headed up by Simon.Simon with over 20 year’s in-depth
knowledge of the heating industry joined the team last year.Simon has played a
pivotal role in the development of the newly developed team.Simon is involved
with the team’s daily activities alongside research and development and training.



Roger Booth – Technical Director
Roger has worked in the heating industry for over 43 years. Roger has an
extensive knowledge of the solid fuel industry; he started his career working for
his family heating business after leaving college and later progressed to
the British Coal Company.Roger has worked for Percy Doughty since 1994 and plays
an instrumental part in developing our internal systems



Dan Ogley – Gas technical Engineer
With over 10 years’ experience within the gas industry, Dan is responsible for
providing technical support to our vast customer base across our full product
portfolio. Dan provides advice and guidance to our customers on many disciplines
including gas safety, solid fuel, electric and certain building regulations specifically
in relation to our product range.



Graeme Tombs - Design Manager
Graeme joined Percy Doughty in 2007 and heads up research & development and
new product design within the company. Graeme also plays a key role in quality
control and product testing



Tony Bond – Technical Flue Sales Executive
Tony is a highly qualified professional with over 30 years’ experience and widely
recognised as a leading authority on anything flue related in both domestic
& commercial sectors.Tony provides flue system technical support and training.
He is also be responsible for developing our current flue systems offer with a view to
growing the business in new and existing markets



Darren McKenna – Solid Technical Engineer
Darren started work at Percy Doughty in 1997, his competence and extensive
knowledge over the years within the solid fuel industry allows him to make sound
judgments across all of our product ranges in particular our stove ranges,
cast iron inserts and fireplace mantel maintenance. The expertise within the solid fuel
discipline he brings to the team is second to none.





Percy Doughty & Co based in Bolton, are a UK market leader in solid fuel spares, fireplaces, stoves & accessories.Selling directly to the trade since 1952 has reinforced its technical team with the recent appointment of Dan Ogley in the role of Technical Engineer.
Dan joins Percy Doughty as a Technical Expert with over 10 years’ experience within the gas industry.He will be responsible for providing technical support to our vast customer base across our full product portfolio. Dan will be able to provide advice and guidance to our customers on many disciplines including gas safety, solid fuel, electric and certain building regulations specifically in relation to our product range.Dan will assist with training and supporting our supply chain, alongside the development of new products from inception to marketplace.

Dan’s appointment will play an integral part within the technical services department and its growth over the coming months and his industry experience, keen eye for detail and knowledge is a great addition to the existing team of experts, and his appointment will only enhance and strengthen our team.

Dan comments “I’m pleased and excited to be joining what seems to be a fantastic team and look forward to contributing to the future success of the company.”

Simon Bower Technical Manager at Percy Doughty said:“Appointing Dan greatly strengthens our existing technical services team and enhances the business as whole in terms of the exceptional customer service we all strive to achieve.”

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These stunning appliances are the ultimate home investment and are available in wall mounted or floor standing options.All the appliances will come as panoramic as standard but can be transformed to front facing or corner right and left with the use of a conversion kit which is included in the fire at no extra cost making it one of the most versatile on the market.

The new collection has a range of exquisitely designed suites available in a variety of materials designed to suit every interior.The appliances can also be installed with a fabricated chimney to give customers a truly trimless finish, alternatively they can be installed against a flat wall without the need for a chimney or any additional building work when accompanied with one of our suites.

The remote controlled fires are thermostatically programmable allowing for convenient management of the flame display and heat levels.The fires are ERP compliant and have a heat output range of .75Kw – 1.5Kw.

Andrew Mulligan Managing Director said “The Vision range was launched in 2010 initially with a range of 16” inset Electric fires.It wasn’t until 2014 when the Trimline range of contemporary balanced flue gas fires were launched that the Vision Brand was truly established.This new range built an exceptional reputation for the Vision brand for quality products.The introduction of the E-Line to the Vision brand was driven by a significant gap in our portfolio.This exciting new range will introduce a new set of consumers who are driving the demand for quality, realistic and efficient fires.

John Humphreys Sales Director added “The first appliance to be launched in the E-Line collection will be the VE90 with a range of other models set to follow in 2019. Ultimately, you need to experience a VE90 appliance to truly appreciate its qualities.Visit our showroom at our Head Office in Farnworth or at Grangemouth.If you can’t make it to our showroom you can see our video https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQs7xza41NlDOlxzM9mJNGQ”

Features at a Glance
  • •IR remote control operated
  • •Fully ERP Compliant
  • •Thermostatic control option
  • •Timer operation function
  • •LED Flame effect
  • •Wall Mountable with supplied bracket
  • •Comes as Panoramic as standard with parts to convert to corner or front
  • •Hi definition log set
  • •Decorative Fuel retaining bar
  • •Modulating LED under and above fuel bed



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Manufactured by Roccheggiani in Italy, the DP25 double wall series is the leading product in Percy Doughty’s range of flue systems. The new 4 and 5” flue systems can be used for a wide variety of purposes and can be installed both inside and outside thanks to its efficient thermal insulation system made of high density rock wool, guaranteeing optimal performance in all weather conditions.

The flue is easy to install and the weatherproofed fully sealed components give uncompromisingly the best possible performance for both installation and use.The twinwall flue and components are available in matt black finish in 4” and 5” size options and are specifically targeted at the glamping, holiday homes and marine crafts markets these include; yurts, Shikars, Tipi’s, Pods, Shepherd huts,domes, caravans & lodges, marine crafts such as narrowboats and widebeam boats. It is also perfect for smaller homes, summer houses, conservatories and workshops.
Features at a Glance

  • • High quality
  • • Quick & easy, fitter friendly 1 man installation
  • • Designed for internal or external installations
  • • Fully weatherproof

  • The range is made up of circular modular elements made of stainless steel with thermal insulation inside, that are seam welded longitudinally by means of automatic laser or TIG procedure.The range has been tested and approved to EN 1856-1 Product designation and comes with a comprehensive warranty.
    Percy Doughty are the sole distributor to the UK market of the DP 25 Series which includes our existing DP25 5” and 6” flue from Roccheggiani, leaders for over 50 years in the manufacture of ducts and components for air distribution plants, stainless steel flues and air handling plants, heat recovery systems and terminal units.

    Tony Bond, Technical Flue Executive said “The exciting range promises a convenient solution for consumers, it can be used for a wide variety of purposes whether installing in boat or more traditional applications.We have produced both a trade brochure for our customers and a guide for consumers.To get a copy email sales@percydoughty.com or call the team on 01204 868 550. ” John Humphreys, Sales Director said“we have seen a rise in the demand for outdoor related heating appliances and flue.With our existing range of smaller stoves which are ideal for the outdoor sector and the addition of the new flue this gives us an exciting and comprehensive offer to ensure we meet the demands of the industry.This new line also allows us to look to new segments helping the company to expand into markets that would otherwise have been closed.

    For more information on Percy Doughty please call 01204 868550 or visit www.percydoughty.com

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Designed and engineered in the Netherlands the Trimline brand is renowned for its pioneering elegant heating products offering design solutions for virtually every situation.

With an innovative, versatile design the compact TL70sl is easy to install and simple to service.The TL70sl can be wall mounted and installed directly to any outside facing wall.The latest addition is perfect for new builds with no chimney, alternatively it can be retrofitted into older properties.One of the biggest advantages is that there is minimal building work required and with an output of 4.8kw and an impressive efficiency rating of B the balanced flued fire can be adapted to both modern and traditional constructions.

The TL70sl utilises the same features as the other appliances within the range which includes a large glass fronted window with unrestricted views of the unrivaled realistic fuel bed and beautiful flames. The appliance is remote controlled and includes a rear flue outlet kit and exterior guard, and mains adapter.For that extra WOW factor, there is also an option to upgrade to a black glass lining for the fire chamber which offers a remarkable effect of added depth and detail.Other available upgrades also include Wi-Fi, vermiculite interior lining and alternative frame options.

The TL70sl will fit perfectly with virtually all interiors and is fitted with a minimalist decorative frame, for those who would prefer something a little more extravagant we are developing a range of carefully selected mantel options to complement whilst not detracting from the visual element of the fire itself.

Andrew Mulligan, Managing Director said “we pride ourselves on product development and innovation, the slimline model was developed specifically for the demands of the UK Market.We are delighted with this new model which we have worked closely with our Dutch partner to ensure the range is as comprehensive as possible. ”

Simon Bower, Technical Manger commented” this is one of the most versatile balanced flued appliances within the range.The design of the flue allows you to have a modern living flame fire which is one of the most realistic flame pattern currently available on the market.As the fire is balanced flue it is fully room sealed making it a highly efficient and safe appliance.”

For more details on our Trimline range or to request a brochure please visit www.visionfires.co.ukemail us at info@visionfires.co.uk or call 01204 868 550.

Percy Doughty & Co based in Bolton, are a UK market leader in solid fuel spares, fireplaces, stoves & accessories.Selling directly to the trade since 1952, the product portfolio now boasts a range of over 6000 stock lines, home of the Vision Trimline, Penman and Gallery collections.

For more information on Percy Doughty please call 01204 868 550 or visit www.percydoughty.com

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To address this range of frames and fireplaces have been created that have a certain synergy with our fires. Sharing the same design ethos and manufactured to the same high standards.The range includes a variety of materials with a wonderful, natural beauty. The innovative fires are skillfully engineered to allow a trimless aspect, meaning no distracting frames or visible mechanical workings, just beautiful flames. Furthermore, meticulous attention has been paid to the realism of the fuel bed and flame patterns to ensure a perfect recreation of a natural, living fire.

The TL83 balanced flue gas fire is the latest addition to the Trimline range, its timeless design will match all interior styles.The TL83 incorporates the latest burning log technology. This innovative feature is so realistic it cannot be distinguished from a natural living fire.With the addition of the optional glowing fuel bed it creates a beautiful warm ambiance. Designed and engineered in the Netherlands the Trimline brand is renowned for its pioneering elegant heating products offering design solutions for virtually every situation.

One of the most innovative aspects of the TL83 is that there is no need for an existing chimney to be present.This is all down to the clever features of our balanced flue system.A balanced flue gas fire is fully room sealed. Not only does this make for a highly efficient and safe appliance, but when combined with our concentric flue components, our fires can be positioned in virtually any part of your home with a relatively simple ‘chimney column’ built around it. This may be a typically styled chimney breast positioned against a wall, or a floating pillar in the centre of your room.

Andrew Mulligan, Managing Director said “we pride ourselves on product development and innovation, the introduction of the burning log technology was the next natural extension to the range.We are delighted with this new model which we have worked closely with our Dutch partner to ensure the range is as comprehensive as possible.Over the past three years the company has made significant investments in both financially and in resources to develop and build on the brand.”

For more details on our Trimline range or to request a brochure please visit www.visionfires.co.uk email us at info@visionfires.co.uk or call 01204 868 550.

Percy Doughty & Co based in Bolton, are a UK market leader in solid fuel spares, fireplaces, stoves & accessories.Selling directly to the trade since 1952, the product portfolio now boasts a range of over 6000 stock lines, home of the Vision Trimline, Penman and Gallery collections. For more information on Percy Doughty please call 01204 868 550 or visit www.percydoughty.com

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