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    Tolkien cistern replacement


    How much would it cost for a new cistern in my outside toilet

    Asked by Leon on 25th May 2022
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    Flora Gas & Electrics

    "Can be between 70 - 100 for materials dependd on type u currently have"

    Answered on 31st May 2022 - Member since May 2022 - report
    KT Plumbing and Maintenance Ltd

    "This would vary dependant on type of cistern required, any alterations to existing pipework etc."

    Answered on 16th Jun 2022 - Member since Jun 2022 - report
    Velocity Plumbing and Heating

    "Hi - Given it's an outside WC I would guess you have a rather old toilet pan too. The following information is also based on the toilet being low level (rather than high level or close coupled). These old toilet pans were developed during a time when very little consideration was given to the amount of water required to flush away the contents of the pan. Tempting as it may be, you might be advised to go for a relatively inexpensive 6 litre cistern, which is unlikely to contain sufficient volume of water to flush the contents of the pan away (these work fine on modern WC pans where they have been designed to work on low water flush volumes). This being the case, I would strongly suggest going for a cistern that contains at least 12 litres. Thomas Dudley produce a 13.5L which retails at around £80. If you were happy to dispose of the old cistern yourself I would swap this over for you for around £70 (so to answer your question, about £150."

    Answered on 6th Jun 2022 - Member since May 2022 - report
    F&S Independent Plumbing and Drainage

    "Estimate £130 plus parts around £50 if no unforseen circumstances and all standard parts"

    Answered on 27th May 2022 - Member since Jan 2020 - report

    "Hi Leon
    First you need to find out what type of cystern will be installed, so give you time and cost. Picture very welcome. Also you need to check if isolating valve is working properly on cold water feeding cystern."

    Answered on 26th May 2022 - Member since May 2022 - report
    D and S Builders

    "To fit a cistern is a relatively straight forward, normally costs about £100"

    Answered on 26th May 2022 - Member since Aug 2015 - report
    Mark Harrison

    "Good evening, the cost to replace a cistern is possible providing they still make it possiblyaround, £60/90, but it is far more economical to replace the the toilet for the sum of around £160:00, consider this, would you replace an engine in a car, 0r buy a new car

    Answered on 26th May 2022 - Member since Nov 2020 - report
    Oniti Home Care Ltd

    "hi, every toilet is different, and dependant on the cistern itself it can be between £100-£150. thanks"

    Answered on 7th Jun 2022 - Member since May 2022 - report
    Snc plumbers

    "Expect to pay between 50/80 £ unless it costs more when the pan dosent match."

    Answered on 18th Jun 2022 - Member since Jun 2022 - report

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