About Us

R.F. Blount & SonsR.F. Blount Plumbing & Heating was established over 75 years ago by Raymond Frederick Blount. Starting as a plumbers mate in 1929, he founded the company at the end of the Second World War, where he worked in the rescue and recovery service in London.

In 1945, the business was born, first trading from his house in Roundhill Road Kettering and later renting a small garage, from where he would push his hand cart all over the town. It was from here he transformed and expanded the firm throughout the 1950’s and 60’s from a small personal business to a large local enterprise. The company continued to grow over the decades into one of the most respected Plumbing & Heating businesses in the UK.

Today, R.F. Blount & Sons offer commercial and residential plumbing solutions across a wide variety of sectors, from domestic, to commercial and public sector. Our customers know they can have full confidence in getting a service done thoughtfully and professionally.



The company has successfully concentrated on the following areas: –

  • Domestic & commercial plumbing & sanitary installation
  • Commercial heating Installations
  • Commercial controls including Building ManagemenRF Blount Plumbing Ketteringt Systems
  • Commercial service and maintenance
  • Domestic heating installations, alterations & fault diagnosis
  • Domestic & commercial plumbing/heating repairs
  • Unvented domestic hot water specialist
  • Mechanical services design & installation work
  • Solid fuel, oil & gas boiler servicing & maintenance
  • Aga/Rayburn oil & gas fired servicing & maintenance
  • Domestic & commercial electrical installation & repair
  • Air conditioning & comfort cooling
  • Installation, commissioning & servicing of RPZ valves
  • Renewables PV, Solar Thermal, GSHP & ASHP Biomass installations

We have our own mobile temporary commercial boiler plant allowing emergency commercial boiler replacement at any time of the year or allowing planned plant room refurbishments in the winter.

We offer a 24-hour emergency service to all our contract customers, operated from the main office telephone number.

Our current customer database includes: –

  • Northamptonshire County Council
  • Kettering General Hospital
  • Daventry District Council
  • Northamptonshire Health Service
  • Open University
  • Milton Keynes Borough Council
  • Diocese of Peterborough
  • Carter Jonas
  • Duke of Buccleuch, Boughton House
  • Peterborough City Council
  • Amey PLC
  • Pembroke College Cambridge University
  • Many Local Small Businesses and individuals

The company also operates a trade counter from the premises in Kettering which stocks over 2500 lines and supports our call-out staff during out of hours.

It is this total quality service that has enabled us to continue our expansion successfully.

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