Leak near Hot Water Cylinder

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  1. Burnerman

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    Apologies......slip of the keyboard - I did mean PRV.
    Thanks for the explanation.
    John :)
     
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    It was a BG requirement in the 70s usually fitted above the boiler.
    It was to protect the system if vent and feed got frozen.
    Jeff
     
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    As the OP claims not to have a boiler in the house - or not a commisioned one, he needs to be aware that some sort of system still exists?
    John :)
     
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    Hello,

    Thanks for all of your replies.

    To explain things a bit further...

    We have in that cupboard just a hot water cylinder, powered by an immersion heater. We don't have any radiators in the house, so this only provides hot water for taps.

    We also have an AGA cooker which we haven't ever used. There is also an oil tank outside of the house and what seems to be a pump on the outside wall for it.

    I'm not sure if this may somehow explain the pipework?
     
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    The pipe that is leaking is going to the aga

    You need to drain down and replace it with what I said before
     
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    No heating and an unused Aga so no cooking!

    Seems that it needs a significant update to bring it up to standard!
     
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