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EVENT: 28TH FEBRUARY 10:30 – 1:00

Our next event to be held in the Aga Cookshop will be traditional baking at its best with the most basic of lunch time dishes, home baked bread and hearty home made soup. To reserve your place please contact Julie on 483921 or email  aga bread The event will of course include a light freshly made lunch!

aga soupTickets are £10 per person and booking is essential




Friday 2nd December : 12 noon – 2.00 pm

Aga Cookshop Showroom

VLJ, St Mary


For the new and experienced Aga owner, this workshop will offer lots of hints and

tips to make Christmas entertaining easy and delicious!


Workshop includes demonstrations, preparation and lots of tasting! Plus a

gift of delicious homemade biscotti to take home with you


Tickets £25 per person

Please telephone 483921 to book



After 22 years at our St Peter showroom VLJ are moving to larger purpose designed premises in St Mary. To coincide with our move, we will be holding a two day event on 4th and 5th November when we will be showcasing our exclusive world renowned range of Clearview stoves, Arada stoves, Esse, Stanley and Aga range cookers. To coincide with our new showroom launch, Aga’s own chef, Richard Maggs, will be with us for the two day event showcasing the Dual Control 5 oven Aga and cooking some of his delicious recipes! We are also inviting representatives from our stove manufacturers and flue and chimney specialists. There will be a free draw (one entry per household) to win a stove so be sure to put the dates in your diary and we look forward to welcoming you



The Esse EC4i electric range cooker in traditional cream enamel finish with heated towel rail featuring:-

– A rated 37 litre fan oven
– 37 conventional oven with grill
– 25 litre slow oven
– 25 litre conventional oven
– 5 zone induction hotplate
– 45amp power supply required
– independently controlled ovens
– vitreous enamel ovens for easy cleaning
– economical and efficient
– traditional cast iron styling
– touch controls
– 990mm wide x 900mm high x 625mm deep

Usual price £5,730 + GST
Ex-display £5,000 inclusive of GSTesseec4i



Our next event will be held at our St Peter showroom on Thursday 7th July from 11am until 1pm.

As with our last event, which was enjoyed by all who attended, spaces are limited and tickets are issued on a first come first served basis.

If you would like to attend this event please email to reserve your plapizzace.

Tickets will be £10 per person and a cookshop voucher worth £50 will be given to one person attending, whose name will be drawn on the day of the event.

We look forward to seeing you on Thursday 7th July




italianOur next event will be held from 11.00 am until 1.00 pm on Thursday 19th May, 2016.  The fabulous Trizia Clarke, well known for her cooking classes and pasta workshops, will be creating delicious dishes to tempt your taste buds on our Aga Dual Control five oven range cooker.  Places are limited so please email to book.    Tickets are £10 per person and we will hold a draw for one lucky ticket holder to receive £50 worth of Aga cookware.



We are pleased to announce that VLJ have been appointed the new Aga distributor for Jersey.


Our Aga Shop and showroom displays will be completed by 31st July and we will be holding a launch event in early September with great offers and promotions including a demonstration by Aga’s very own Richard Maggs.  For further information or to be added to our mailing list for Aga events please contact



Since its launch in 2013 the EL13Amp has become Esse’s best selling electric range cooker. Despite a choice of 20 eye catching colours displayed widely in ESSE showrooms around the world, black and cream continue to be the most popular colours.  Esse have embraced this and are deducting £500 off their RRP for all EL13Amp cookers in black or cream until 31st March.


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Bring the warmth back into the heart of your home with one of our fabulous February offers

–  FREE site visit by HETAS engineer and detailed written estimate

–  FREE carbon monoxide alarm

–  FREE 5 bags of kiln dried hardwood logs

– NO DELAYED ORDER TIMES!  Stoves in stock now

Offer applies to any one of the listed appliances purchased from stock through VLJ during February 2015 while  stocks last



Chelsea Solo 5kw, Heron 5kw, Puffin 4kw, Esprit Solo 5kw, Esprit Solo 7kw, Esprit Solo 8kw, V5 duo 5kw

All of these stoves are British made and come with a lifetime guarantee


twinwallOLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERADO YOU NEED PLANNING PERMISSION?We are often asked by customers if Planning permission is required to install a stove or flue/chimney.

If you are using a HETAS registered installer you do not need to apply to Building Control to install a stove, fireplace or line a chimney providing your engineer’s competencies cover the proposed works. If your installer is not HETAS registered you MUST apply to Building Control for any of these works. You must also check the competencies of your installer if relying on a HETAS certification as not all HETAS installers are registered to carry out all types of work.

However, Building Control and Planning are two entirely separate applications.

As a general rule of thumb, if you can answer no to ALL of these questions, you do not need to apply to Planning for permission to install a chimney:-

1. Is the building an SSI or listed?
2. Will the chimney be higher than 1000mm out of the roof?
3. Will the chimney be on a prime elevation?

There are other criteria to meet and you should check with the senior planner at Planning if in doubt.

We have been approached by many customers recently for a second opinion as they have been wrongly advised and led to believe by their own installer that a chimney running up the side of the building does not need planning permission. This is incorrect and these customers could have faced a potential fine and costly retrospective application fees if these installations had gone ahead without permission. If in doubt please contact us and we will direct you to the appropriate planning officer. For clarification, the installations pictured here DO all require Planning permission. As the homeowner, you are responsible for ensuring that the correct permits have been received.

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