Since 1977 Orion Heating has supplied home owners with good advice, quality woodburning stoves and elegant gas fires.
Visit now to begin choosing your perfect fireplace. We have 40 years worth of woodburning experience and satisfied customers.
- The best Woodburning stoves
- Modern Gas stoves and Gas fires
- Cooking ranges by Esse Engineering
- Plus Pizza Ovens and outdoor fires
The Three Steps to achieving my new stove and fireplace
Step 1 Visit our showroom because there are lots of options to look at and discuss. Bring along a photo on your phone and dimensions of the fireplace and room. Otherwise drop us the details in an email if that’s easier.
Step 2 We’ll listen to your ideas and guide you through the styles and options that might work in your home, plus calculate what size of stove is required. With over 50 stoves and fires on display there are sure to be great options that you’ve not even considered.
Step 3 Expert HETAS Installers are ready to carry out a free Home Survey. Our Installer network is professional and comes recommended by hundreds of Orion’s customers. You get to share ideas and discuss the installation. There is no obligation, no pressure, only honest and expert advice. Then let us know what you have chosen and your stove will be ordered.
News and Updates
- New Heta Ambition 5 on display.
Offering a new Scandi stove for UK size firepalces. The Ambition uses high quality cast iron and the latest burning technology to give users a stunning view of the fire. This fire archives an efficiency of 85% and meets all the standards for Euro2022 and ‘ecodesign’ stoves.
- Celebrating 40 heating seasons and thousands of cosy homes. Established local shop & Expert Installer Network. Orion Heating have been the local stove shop for 40 years.
SIA ecodesign ready stoves. Orion Heating demand the best performance from the brands we stock. Clean Emissions are a consideration for any appliance that burns fuel; car, central heating boiler, stove or lawnmower. We therefore support the work by SIA to introduce the progressive European 2022 Stove emission controls long before they become law. We are pleased to confirm that Nordpeis, Lotus, Stovax and ACR are all signed up with the SIA initiative. While Barbas and Heta have exceeded these standards for a decade and await the full EU law ready to comply.
Large showroom with parking and disabled access
Visit our large Showroom in Takeley, just 5 minutes from Stansted Airport and Junction 8 on the M11. Our postcode is CM22 6SJ, which should delivery you directly to the large customer carpark outside.
More about us and our showroom in Takeley.
Takeley Business Centre has a large private car park with lots of off-road parking immediately in front of the showroom.
Easy Access – There are no steps from the parking area into the showroom, which has wheelchair and pushchair access throughout. We maintain wide walkways throughout the shop and provide customer seating. There are also customer toilet facilities available, suitable for disable users.
We welcome dogs of any size in the shop and even children, so long as they are supervised at all times.
What our customers say…
“I bought a Heta inspire 45 from Orion Heating with very little wood burning stove experience, Orion directed me which stove would suit me. From buying to installation by Triston I couldn’t fault the service. I would highly recommended and wouldn’t hesitate using Orion Heating again. Thank you.”
“Many thanks for this. We’re extremely pleased with it and with your recommendation of Triston.”
Our customer had a Barbas Box 80
“We are absolutely delighted with our little Heta Inspire. The product is well made and easy to use. It is the perfect size to warm a mid-sized living room. It was installed by Triston of Brightside Installations Ltd and he provided a really excellent service. Overall we are really happy with Orion.”
Mark in Saffron Walden had an Inspire 40
“We are very pleased with our Stovax Stockton 5, and were particularly impressed with the excellent service provided by Brightside Stove Installations Ltd. Triston and Lee were punctual, polite and very tidy. The level of workmanship was First Class.”
“The staff at Orion are extremely knowledgeable and helpful, and they made choosing/buying a stove very easy. The installation was by Brightsite, who were extremely professional and we are very happy with the work. We highly recommend both!”
Matt in Takeley had a Heta Inspire 40
“A good selection of burners with knowledgeable staff. A choice of installers who showed a keen interest in their work and an efficient service on installation. All in all a friendly, efficient and painless experience from start to finish.”
Geoff in Birchanger
“Fantastic fitter, Triston was knowledgeable, friendly – just brilliant! Thank you.”
Dr Rix in Radwinter
“Very pleased with log burner. It’s been a pleasure to speak with people who know their products & are efficient with the ordering. Many thanks.”
Mr & Mrs Firmin
“The stove works well and has clean looks. The glass view is large and gives a good impression of what is burning”
Trevor in Sawbridgeworth purchased a Heta Inspire 40
“Very pleased with our logburner. Excellent product. Very efficient service.”
Sara in Dunmow
“I am very pleased with the friendly and professional service I received from both Orion Heating and Firecrest. And the wood burner looks great too.”
Mr Whitting purchased a Barbas Unilux-6 inset fire
“We bought a Heta Inspire stove which is great and burns with a beautiful flame. Orion were very experienced and helpful. Their prices were good and the installer they recommended was excellent”
Kev & Liz in Elsenham
“Very informative stall and good service”
Mrs Farrell in Great Dunmow
“Great service by Ignite, the people who put the stove in. Also very happy with the stove it looks good and does the job.”
The Hollands in Bishops Stortford purchased a Heta Inspire 45
“The service received from Orion was friendly and very helpful, leading to us purchasing our log burnerwhich we are very pleased with. Triston White (Brightside) also helped tremendously – his work was very clean and tidy. Lovely guy.”
The Starks in Sawbridgeworth
“Very good. Delivered and installed on time”
Talking about their Stovax Stockton 8 Slimline in Little Hallingbury
“Our Hunter Hawk 4D looks fantastic, we have had a couple of small fires at the moment and we are impressed with it’s performance. It was installed by Firecrest who did a great job”
Mr & Mrs Carter in Braintree
“Excellent knowledge, advice and service. Stovax Stockton 5 purchased via Orion and installed by Ignite Installations. Brilliant service from start to finish, friendly and helpful. Many thanks.”
Richard and Kate in Bishops Stortford
“Orion Heating were helpful in suggesting installers. They had lots of stoves in store to view. Brightside did a fantastic installation with a tricky chimney and never complained even through it was a difficult installation. Thanks all.”
Elenor in Aythorpe Roding purchased a Stovax Vision Midi
Very pleased with multifuel fire, gives a levely glow in the room as well as delivering excellent heat source. Is also a beautiful feature in the house. Excellent way of cutting fuel bills too! Installed by Tristan of Brightside, professional, friendly and well recommended.”
A. Matthews purchased an ACR Neo 1P
“We were very pleased with the service we received at Orion Heating who were very helpful and informative, and made the choosing of a multifuel stove very straightforward. We were also impressed with the installers, Brightside Installations, who worked very competently and professionally to fit our stove. The work was carried out to a very high standard. Would highly recommended Orion and Brightside Installations to anyone considering a wood or multifuel stove.”
R. Rogerson purchased a Stovax Riva 50 cassette fire