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air flow catering trailer 
I have a catering trailer with six LPG gas appliances when an air co2 test is done with the doors closed it failed the test. I have had a gas value …

Gas Safe Certificate For A Generator? 
Hi there I'm new to the whole trailer side of the industry and just wanted to try and clarify something I can't seem to find the answer to online. (Some …

Generator vs Leisure Battery 
Hi David and everyone else I've written in previously and am very grateful for the response but I need more help regarding how to power everything in …

Struggling to find Gas Burners For Catering Trailer 
Hi, I have bought a catering van. The griddle is of an old fashioned style where the burners are separate from the griddle, as in not all one unit. The …

How to power equipment in catering trailer. 
Hi, I'm looking at purchasing a catering trailer but am a complete novice! What is the best way to power everything? Can you run the electrical appliances …

Advice needed on LPG Generator Mobile Catering 
Hi, I’m just buying a converted horse box with only electric hookup, I’m not cooking inside I will only be using fridges, tea urn and lighting. I’ve …

NEW LPG laws around usage V ventilation in a horse box conversion 
Hi I'm about to convert a horse box into a catering unit. The horse box dimensions are H 184 W150 L224 Im looking to use 1 x Lincat LPG 8 …

Honda silent inverter generator or green gear  
Hi, I would ideally want a 2 -3 kw generator, but am struggling to know which to buy. The Honda EU20i Dual Fuel 2kw silent inverter suitcase generator …

LPG bottle (in use) stored outside gazebo  
I have managed to get the LPG safe certificate. I called at least 23 engineers listed in gas safety site only one of them agreed to pay me visit and check …

Is it legal to use a Caravan or Boat LPG cooker in my catering trailer? 
Hi, I'm looking to install an LPG gas hob in my catering trailer. I've found many commercial counter top options, generally for over £400. However, …

Gas Certification for New Equipment? 
Do I need to get gas certification with a brand new setup? My equipment is new and I have a quick safe LPG system for gazebos. I have read that new …

LPG Installation and Certificate  
Hi there, I'm currently part way into a catering trailer refurbishment. I'm a total novice and although I can manage most of the work myself, I'm struggling …

Transporting Gas Cyliner for Generator 
Hi, I have recently purchased a coffee trailer and it came with a Honda generator that can run on LPG or Petrol. The previous owner always ran the …

Help Finding a Mobile Catering Gas Engineer  
I'm struggling to get a gas engineer to provide a gas safe certificate for lpg gas on my teardrop caravan. I've contacted at least 8 on the gas safe register. …

Mobile LPG Catering Certificate  
Hi to all, Is there anyone who could put me in touch with mobile catering Lpg engineer who could pipe out my van for LPG and give me the relevant certificate …

To Gas Safety Certify or Not 
I have a newly purchased horsebox trailer which has an electrical certificate already but not a gas certificate. The previous owner used a loose gas hop …

Siting of LPG generator 
Hello! I am currently setting up a mobile coffee trailer in a vintage horsebox. We have decided on an LPG generator to run the coffee machine, grinder …

LPG Pipe Installation Catering Trailer 
Good morning all what a great website this is ! Apologies if this question has already been asked but couldn't find it if it has , I'm refitting a …

LPG Pipe Installation Caravan Catering 
Good morning all what a great website this is! Apologies if this question has already been asked but couldn't find it if it has, I'm refitting a trailer …

LPG Safety Certificate in Glasgow for Food Stalls 
Hi there I'm starting a new business of selling food at local events, Mela's, sort of a food stall. I'm completely new so I'm trying to get maximum …

Gas Safety Certificate Crepe Gazebo Business 
Hi this is probably a dumb question but keep getting different advice what it is I am in the process of setting up a crepe stall based in a gazebo my question …

Regulations For FFDS Being Installed On A LPG Griddle 
I brought a catering trailer with a lpg griddle which is fully installed and fixed . I had the gas safety test done but the engineer isn't sure if I can …

Lpg Plumber Enginner in East Anglia  
Hi, I am currently running a trailer on an industrial site near Ely in Cambs. I am desperate to find an Lpg plumber to sort out my Bain Marie and move …

Inverter vs Generator 
Hello I am converting my own van and have got my coffee machine all lined up and a route sorted, but struggling to get my head round power for it. …

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Single Gas Cartridge Camping Stove Catering Van. 
Hi, My van runs of electric for everything. I would like to use a portable gas cartridge camping stove. I have plenty of ventilation etc, the …

Lpg Automatic Changeover Valve 
Hi I have recently purchased a burger van. There is no automatic changeover valve fitted for the gas bottles. I am going to get a gas engineer to fit one …

LPG Gas Setup Within a Gazebo 
Hi, Just wanted to say thanks for taking the time to answer questions on here. I'm really struggling to find info regarding the law on a gas setup …

Butane in Commercial Premises 
I am opening a takeaway butty bar that has no supply of natural gas so I have bought a lpg oven with a connection for butane gas cylinders however I have …

LPG Converted Generators 
Hi Hoping someone can help. We are starting a mobile coffee biz, due to space restrictions and what we thought were financial restrictions we decided …

Catering Trailer Gas Butane or Propane 
Hi i am in middle of process of making a catering trailer. I am wondering what's the best gas to use and why i.e butane or propane and the benefits of …

Do I Need a Gas Certificate For My Catering Trailer 
Hello There, Can you tell me if I need a gas certificate for my trailer. The trailer has no no electric or LPG gas inside. My local council gave me …

Legal Ventilation Requirements for Gas Equipment in Mobile Catering Units 
I am converting a Double Decker bus into a mobile catering unit. The kitchen is on the top deck of the bus at the front. I have a Gas double tank fryer, …

Buying a Catering Van Doesn't Have Gas Certificate  
Hi, great site,thank you! We've put a deposit for a fish & chips van & all seems great except there is no gas certificate. Owner has said that he will …

Gas Certificate & Ventilation 
Hi, I have a coffee van which I have been running at shows & events for 6 years with no problems....so far!! It is a van not a trailer, so I stand outside …

LPG Equipment In My Marquee 
Hello and thank you for setting up this site. I have recently had made 2 beautiful canopies for a mobile cafe and have 3 LPG appliances. I am aware …

Stop LPG Gas Bottles Freezing 
I have two double Fish and Chip fryers and a griddle running, the gas freezes after a couple of hours of use I have two 19kg bottles coupled together and …

Clarification of Gas Safety requirements? 
Hi David, I am in the process of doing up a trailer and I have one appliance that needs connecting to an LPG cylinder. I heard somewhere that a single …

Inspection of LPG Cookers and Pipework for Mobile Canteens 
The company I work for have a few canteens and mobile units. My questions are:- 1)if a canteen unit is put on a site for a few months, should it …

Which Type of Gas Of To Choose 
Hello David, Really useful site, thanks for answering our questions. I'd like to know what you and others could recommend for type of gas. i know …

LPG Gas Check For Caravan? 
Hi All, Hope someone can help. I'll try and keep it brief. I started a business last year running a tea room from a 1972 caravan. I am based in our …

LPG Gas Specifications Mobile Catering Van 
Hi I am trying to find gas specifications guidance for catering trailer/vans. I have to gas up a griddle, Baine Marie and water boiler. I am going …

LPG Or Electrical Equipment Needed?  
Hi All, This site has been amazing David, has really helped me a lot. My question is, I have a small 10 x 5 trailer, however I will be needing energy …

LPG Mobile Catering Engineer Bedfordshire Area 
Hi, I have been following these threads and the frustration oozes out. Would anyone be kind enough to let me know the details of an engineer in the …

Advice Regarding Gas Safety Certifcates for Catering Trailers 
I read a few of your sample questions/advice regarding gas safety inspections and advice to search the gas safe register. The qualification an engineer …

Burger Van Griddle Gas Controls 
Hi,great site, doing up a trailer at present and gas controls on griddle need replacing (photo), I cannot seem to find any controls like this, I would …

LPG Gas Law Requirements  
Just last year our council told us we needed to all start getting a gas Certificate for our trailers, my trailer failed as quit a few of the compression …

LPG Engineer £900 For Work Too Much For Catering Trailer  
I have just had a gas safe engineer out to check my appliances and to get my certificate. I'm a little unsure as to whether the man is trying to make money …

Setting up Gas Generator 
Hiya, Great website, we have found out so much information already, so thank you in advance! Were trying to set up a small catering business and have …

Fitting Mobile Catering Equipment Myself? 
Hi great website without it I would be lost. Just purchased a small catering trailer with a LPG gas griddle a bain marie and a urn all LPG but I need …

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Need an LPG Safety Cert 
I am preparing a mobile catering van for use soon. I have obtained an electrical safety cert, but a gas cert is difficult to come by! The van has …

Can I Use a LPG Tank Conversion to Fuel My Catering Van? 
Hi,I am new here and would like to know if it possible to use a LPG tank conversion (like the ones for cars) to fuel my catering van? Thanks Jim

Gas Cooker Same As LPG Cooker? 
Do you need a specific LPG cooker or could I buy one from somewhere like Curries or Dixons and as long as it was LPG.I am taking over a snack van and the …

Mobile Catering Van Gas Installation 
I`m converting a van into a catering van and now need to connect 5 gas units.I`ve looked around for a catering LPG engineer but could not found one in …

Do I Need to Show Gas and Electric Certificates to Environmental Health? 
Hi just got a private bit of land for my mobile food van business and environmental health are coming out to check the van. The catering van has both …

Gas Safety Certificate for LPG Gas Mobil Catering Trailer 
I am looking for gas safe registered engineer to inspectand certify a mobile catering unit In the Thetford, Norfolk area

How Much For Catering Trailer LPG Gas and Electric Certificates? 
How much does it cost to get a catering trailer tested for the gas and electric certificates?

Very Slow Heating Gas Griddle 
Hi, I have recently purchased a catering trailer and the griddle is taking a very long time to heat up. Even when it’s been running for a couple of …

LPG Gas and Electric Certificates 
Hi, I am trying to find a qualified Gas/Corgi registered and Electrical person who can do catering trailers in the Bridgwater area in Somerset. Does …

LPG Gas Installers For 40 Ft Box Catering Trailer 
I am converting a 40 Ft Box trailer into an Event trailer and looking for a gas engineer to install the LPG pipe work and to provide certification. …

Electrics and Fidges for Mobile Catering 
Hello folks - just starting out planning a mobile food van. My question is around fridges and electrics: - can I use a normal household fridge or are …

How should i power my catering trailer? 
I am in the process of renovating a 12ft catering trailer and my next step is deciding on a method to power things. Should I go for all gas, all electric …

LPG Certificates and PAT Test Do You Legally Have to Have Them? 
I am getting confused by different advice on this issue. Some Mobile caterers I have talked to and who are operating (for over 5 years) have never got …

Mobile Catering Generator Question & Banning Trailers From.... 
Hi David I have written before and thanks for answering. Was talking to a guy who has an established unit, unfortunately he is trading on the same …

Need Someone To Install LPG Pipes To My Burger Van 
I am in the middle of converting transit van into a burger van need someone in the Manchester area to install LPG pipe to my multipoint water heater, griddle …

Do I Need To be Corgi Certified Before I Start Trading 
The only item I am using in my mobile catering trailer is a gas griddle. Do I still need a corgi certificate before I start trading?

Gas Safety Certificate For Mobile Catering 
where can i get a gas safety certificate for my mobile catering unit as I am unable to find anywhere that will come and test my mobile catering trailer. …

LPG Gas/Electric Running Costs For Mobile Catering Business 
Hi I am just finishing off my Business Plan to take to the bank to open a business account. Do you know roughly what a months running cost would be for …

What Gas and Elect Safety Certs do I need? 
Good afternoon all, I have recently ventured into the mobile catering business and am having extreme difficulties finding anyone that will give my trailer …

Getting My LPG Safety Certificate - Mobile Catering Trailer  
hi, just starting out with a catering trailer and nearly there, but i am really having trouble finding someone to come and give me a safety check on my …

Gas & Electric Certificates 
Your story is very inspiring and I'm so glad to have come across it. We have just purchased a second hand trailer and would like to get the electric …

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