Our aim since 1977 has been to supply home owners in Bishops Stortford, Saffron Walden, Great Dunmow, Harlow, Braintree and the surrounding villages with good advice, quality woodburning stoves and elegant gas fires.
Our values have not changed in nearly 40 years, but our range of products has expanded to include gas stoves and gas fires, cooking ranges and forestry equipment. To learn more about us and our showroom please visit our about us page here
Orion Heating and Orion Forestry will be closed on Wednesday 9th of March for Grandma’s funeral at Ugley Church.
Irmtraud “Ann” Morgan and my late grandfather Allen Morgan founded Orion Heating in 1977. It has been a family run business since then.
Quality Hardwood Briquettes for Woodburning & Multifuel Stoves.
Manufactured in Essex from Hardwood offcuts and shavings, by-products of furniture grade edgings, lippings and inlays.
Products available at Orion Heating
Established local shop & Expert Installer Network
Our business works in close partnership with local HETAS & GAS SAFE Registered installers. Our preferred professional installers provide Free Home Surveys, expert advice and quotes to each customer at competitive prices.
Visit us in Takeley to view stoves, determine output, style and preferred brands. Then discuss your stove and fire shortlist with actual installers during a home survey.
To learn more about Installer Network and options visit our Installation page here
Large showroom with parking and disabled access
Orion Heating has a large car park with lots of off-road parking immediately in front of the showroom. 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…
“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 stall 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