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For over 150 years the Potterton brand has stood for high quality and unrivalled service in the design and manufacture of boilers. In fact, over the years Potterton has built more than 5 million boilers.
Below you will find an overview of our history.
Thomas Potterton founded the company as a firm of general contractors in Ballam, London.
Potterton completed the first gas boiler installation with the Victor boiler.
The company astounded the heating trade with the first ever multiple installation of gas boilers when 16 Victor boilers were installed in 4 vertical banks at Eugene Sandow's culture institution.
1920 - 1930
Potterton led the way in developing the gas boiler market with boilers appearing in a number of distinguished places at the time, including 10 & 11 Downing Street and the Leicester Square Odeon.
Potterton launched the extremely successful series of Diplomat gas fired boilers, which were among the first of the modern generation of boilers.
Potterton achieved a notable milestone in its history with the production of its millionth boiler.
Potterton introduced the revolutionary Netaheat wall hung boiler, which won the first ever award of excellence given by the Institute of Domestic Heat Engineers.
Potterton produced its two millionth boiler.
Potterton produced its three millionth boiler.
Netaheat was replaced by the more compact Profile.
Potterton produced its four millionth boiler.
Today millions rely on Potterton to keep their homes warm. And when it comes to our boilers reliability is key. We were awarded a best buy by Which? magazine for the Potterton Gold Combi 24 HE for four years running (2006 - 2010). Today, more than ever, you can rely on Potterton.