About Us

Mathison PPHB Ltd was founded by Ian Mathison in 1981. Having spent his working life up until this point in the marine engineering industry, Ian made a decision to start his own business. Providing employment for the local area and offering high levels of service to local residents has always been and continues to be very important to Ian and the company. Having felt that there was always a certain stigma associated with the industry, Ian looked to change this by providing customers with a professional and personal service whilst providing excellent standards to the new growth of heating installation in UK domestic homes.

Since the formation of the company, Mathison’s has offered apprenticeships to many local engineers and to this day continues to do so. These apprenticeships are very highly sought after due to the outstanding reputation locally for providing a strong apprenticeship programme with successful candidates being mentored and trained by our highly skilled and experienced engineers. Many of the engineers that have over the years successfully completed their training with us have either remained with the company, some for many years, or have gone on to build very successful independent careers.

In 1982, just one year after the formation of the company, Mathison’s became one of the first gas installation companies to become Corgi Gas Safe registered although this did not become mandatory until 1991. The company is now, as well as continuing to be Gas Safe registered, fully NICEIC and OFTEC registered.

Over 35 years later Ian and his wife Rita remain an integral part of the company whilst their son Jason now manages the day to day running with the help of a strong, dedicated management team.

  • "‘My husband and I would like to take this opportunity to thank your company. Especially for the professional, speedy and neat installation of our boiler. We will definitely recommend you in the near future.’"

    Mr & Mrs Sweeting, Portishead

  • "‘Just wanted to take a minute to tell everyone about the stellar experience we had with Mathisons. They came out right away, did a great job and took care of all the aesthetic work. I was hugely impressed with the extra work they did to make everything look nice. If anyone is in need of a plumber they did an amazing job, were pleasant to work with and kept us very well informed throughout the whole process. I’d recommend them to anyone who needs work done!’"

    Mr & Mrs Hoy, Portishead

  • "We would like to express our thanks for the very professional way your team approached the project and for the very high standard of work carried. The finished bathroom is amazing and we won’t hesitate to recommend you."

    Mr & Mrs Hales, Knowle

  • "‘We would just like to thank you for your prompt service in arranging our new boiler to be installed, it works amazingly!’"

    Mr & Mrs Lindsey

  • "‘My wife and I were delighted with the efficiency of the removal of the old boiler and installation of the new. The engineers were very clean, considerate and polite.’"

    Mr Hanson, Nailsea

  • "‘Can you please pass our thanks to Jeremy and the other engineers that came up to us this week, they have been absolutely fantastic! Nothing was too much trouble and made the whole situation pleasurable.’"

    Mr & Mrs Lazenby, Portishead

  • "‘Just to say a big thank you for the works done to date. The guys are all a credit to Mathison’s and have been professionally consistent across the jobs you have done.’"

    Mr Solari, Portishead

  • "‘We are very pleased with the service you provided. The engineer was very polite and worked tidily, carefully and swiftly.’"

    Mrs Kite, Nailsea

  • "‘Can I say how pleased we are with the completed work carried out by a great set of people that showed real passion for their work. All were a pleasure to have in the house during this period. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend your company.’"

    Mr & Mrs Sutcliffe, Hewish