What is a Regular Boiler?

Regular BoilerRegular boilers (also known as ‘conventional’ boilers) have both a cylinder and a tank. They heat your central heating system directly and produce hot water for your cylinder.

If you are replacing an older model of boiler, the chances are that you will have a regular (also known as ‘conventional’) boiler.

A typical regular boiler system incorporates a boiler, extended controls, a hot water cylinder which is often fed by a cold water storage cistern located in the loft and a feed and expansion cistern – also located in the loft.


  • You can get hot water from multiple taps at the same time


  • The hot water can run out and you’ll have to wait for it to reheat.
  • You need to find room for the cylinder and the tank.

Suitable for

  • Homes which need to have hot water in more than one place at the same time.