Kendal Cast Fascia
Free Delivery with Any Fire Surround
The Kendal is an attractive cast iron fascia with a standard fireplace opening allowing it to be used with a wide range of gas, electric or solid fuel inserts. The Kendal has an industry standard 16.5'' wide x 22.5'' high hole opening.
Available polished or matt black this casting is a great alternative to granite or marble back panels when using an inset fire.
The Kendal is available in two finishes, highlight polished and matt black, the image shown is the highlight polished version.
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Required Chamber Dimensions
The required chamber size is the minimum opening required to house a casting, excluding the rebate (E).
Castings can be used with solid fuel fires, there are also electric and gas fire inserts available. Visit our Gas and Electric Fires section.
Boxed or Lipped Hearths
All granite and Marble hearths come lipped, for an extra charge we can make them boxed.
Veneered hearths come boxed but can be lipped for a small extra charge.
We would always suggest that you take delivery of your hearth before cutting your carpet. The sizes given are for the top of your hearth, the footprint is usually around 0.5" on both sides and front.
We can alter the size of your hearth, in both width and depth. Please call us for a quotation.
All our fire surrounds can be upgraded to be used with an open fires, Solid Fuel Stoves or Gas HE Fires.
You must follow your manufacturers and Hetas guidelines as we do not make the surrounds fire proof. We are ensuring they won’t warp or peel if fitted correctly.
You should always ensure that your installer is registered with Hetas, and always ask your installer for identification; they will be able to produce a HETAS ID card with their registration competence on the reverse.
If you do not have an installer then visit the HETAS website (www.hetas.co.uk) and using their search, you will be able to find an installer in your location.
Please call a Hetas engineer for installation advice.
Our surrounds can be used with any gas fire with an output of 4Kw or less. For greater output select the solid fuel upgrade
Gas fires must be fitted per distances from combustible materials, as specified in your instruction manual. Any HE or glass fronted fire must have the solid fuel upgrade. HE & glass fronted fires can only be used with Granite Hearth and Backs.
If you visit www.gassaferegister.co.uk, you will find a list of engineers in your location.
You must use a Gas Safe Engineer if you are having a gas fire fitted, they can generally fit your entire fire surround and will supply you with a safety certificate.
Please call a Gas Safe engineer for installation advice.
All our surrounds can be used with electric fires; you do not need a qualified electrician as they come fitted with standard plugs.
If you are fitting your fire surround against a wall without a hole, then you need to ensure that you have the correct surround rebate. If you have a chimney, this needs a cowel or to be sealed to stop the fire overheating and becoming noisy.
If you are moving a socket, then you need to use a qualified electrician. Once the work has been carried out, you will receive a Part P certificate from the electrician.
If you are looking for a qualified electrician, then a good website to visit is www.electricalsafetyfirst.org.uk.
Call us if you require help with rebates.