Replacing kitchen units but gas meter under sink - what do we do?

25 Apr 2022
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United Kingdom
We are going to be installing our own kitchen (DIY Kitchens) in the new year. Most of the units have been ripped out already, except the one at the far end which houses our gas meter. Currently the meter is on a bracket which is screwed into the base unit, I think it was installed around 2012? Anyway, I'm a very cautious person and I'm very well aware of strict regulations involving gas meters and appliances, so rest assured I won't be doing anything stupid, but I genuinely have no idea - what are our options for unscrewing and re-fixing the meter on the new unit?

While I'm here, there seems to be a lot of debate around this, are we allowed to disconnect our gas oven/hob ourselves next week for when the new floors get put in? I know we'll need a Gas Safe engineer to fully disconnect and cap the pipes eventually, as we're switching to electric/induction, but what can we legally and safely do ourselves?

My husband, while very handy, is overly confident with all these things :LOL:
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