Remove old decommissioned Worcester Bosch boiler.

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Hi all, I was wondering if anybody could help me to work out the model of this old boiler, it has had all the electrics gas and water disconnected and there is a brand-new Combi next to it. I just want to remove the boiler and make good the wall on the outside and inside of the house. I recently bought this house and I’m trying to make the wall nice to reinstall the kitchen.

I have uploaded a photo of the boiler. If anybody knows how to remove it, or even just the boiler name it would really help me.

I understand that installing a brand-new boiler and leaving the old one is bad practice, however this happened before I purchased the house.

Thank you in advance
 

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The clues on the front...Worcester. Have a look on their website for water heater manuals. Should be a simple job to remove though.
 
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Knowing which Worcester water heater it is isn't really important?? Looks like the Aquastars that Bosch make (Not WB), guess it may have been a pre-cursor to them before the merger.

Just need it hauled off the wall. What type of flue is it? That may be why it was left, to much hassle to make good the wall

Certainly is really bad practice that indeed. I would have been tempted to get the lawyers involved and got them to have it removed at the time of purchase.
 
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Thanks all, it is this boiler here, it is fitted as per the photograph I’ve just uploaded, does anyone have any idea how to remove it.




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As it seems to be disconnected from the gas etc. I think the OP is just after how to get to the screws that affix it to the wall?

Is there anything on the inside of the cover that may identify it?
 

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Hammer and chisel is all the will be required then.
It is not as if the appliance is to be put back in service
 
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Yup, get a crowbar into that flue wall plate and batter away. Or if you're handy just start dismantling the water heater itself it will eventually get down to the flue outlet, then it's just finding the right bricks.
 
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Thanks For all the advice.

I remove some of the internal parts and then used a crowbar and it came out
quite easily. There is a very large hole in the brickwork however with what looks like a lot of plant roots on it. The house was built pre-1900 and seems to have a very slim cavity that is full of dirt and mud and mortar et cetera.

do I need to do any work on the cavity before bricking it up?
 
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Yeah, kill back all of the climbing plants on the outside and use a weedkiller on the roots you can see, it just shows how bad ivy's etc can be to a buildings fundamental structure , especially older ones, once the grout and mortar is compromised by roots.
 
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Do I need to do anything more radical like opening bits up and cleaning the cavity or would you just use weedkiller in the stuff you can see

Yeah, kill back all of the climbing plants on the outside and use a weedkiller on the roots you can see, it just shows how bad ivy's etc can be to a buildings fundamental structure , especially older ones, once the grout and mortar is compromised by roots.
 
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I wouldn't go any further than what you can see, no point adding to what is already a pretty large repair.

If there is more mortar or brickwork that's loose, then I'd recommend a professional looksee just so to be sure.
 
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Might it be worth having the replacement boiler installation checked, as the installer saw fit to leave the old one in place - it is maybe not a very professional installation?
 
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Thanks, I got in touch with gas safe yesterday, it’s not registered with building control and the work is so shoddy I can’t imagine it was done by a pro. there’s a photo…

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Might it be worth having the replacement boiler installation checked, as the installer saw fit to leave the old one in place - it is maybe not a very professional installation?
 
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Is it a cavity wall? Could be a solid wall, particularly given its age.

it’s a tiny cavity of about 20mm, but it’s full of crap and roots. The bricks are tied with bricks rather than ties.
 
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