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Socal is a privately owned, family run company specialising in the supply of Calor gas and LPG-fuelled equipment. As well as Calor gas canisters and refills, we offer a great range of outdoor living products, portable heaters and marine and leisure gas appliances - plus a collection of accessories and replacement parts. With everything from barbecues to patio heaters, gas regulators to camping cookware, Socal has all your outdoor heating and cooking requirements covered. 


Socal have been trading in one form or another for over 20 years, delivering LPG solutions for customers right across the South of England. In 1999 we set up our online store so that customers throughout the UK could benefit from our services. We’re now one of the largest Calor Gas distributors in the country. Our aim is to provide an unrivalled product range and an unbeatable service – one which is built on over 20 years of experience.


To realise this aim, we stock and supply only the finest products from leading manufacturers like Calor, Weber, Campingaz, Outdoor Chef, Kettler and Click Clack. Some examples of these can be found in the sections below. If you would like to browse the full range, head over to our online shop or come down to our Southampton flagship store where our advisors are on hand to provide expert help and guidance. 


For any further information, please contact our helpful, friendly sales team on 02380 788155. 



Socal has a huge range of barbecues for you to choose from, including gas-fuelled appliances from the likes of Cadac, Weber, Swiss Grill, Sterling, Broil King and Cobb – all leading manufacturers whose products are known for their quality, safety, reliability and endurance. We also have several specialist cooking appliances such as barbecue smokers, tandoori ovens, pizza ovens and of course, a full range of traditional charcoal barbecues. Head over to the Socal web store and get browsing!

Barbecue Accessories

Of course, a barbecue’s not a barbecue unless you’ve got the right tools, utensils and accessories to cook up a feast for friends and family. Here at Socal we have everything you need from grills and griddles to skewers, tongs, turners and thermometers. We even have rotisserie kits, beer can chicken roasters and other specialist products, as well as all the essentials like aprons, mitts, covers and cleaning kits. You can find them all listed on the Socal website. For more information on our range of barbecue accessories, just give us a call on 02380 788155.

Weber Barbecues & Accessories

Weber is one of the most familiar barbecue brands in the world, and we’re extremely proud to be able to offer such an extensive range of their products. In our online store and at our Southampton flagship you’ll find the following Weber barbecues:

  • One Touch Original 47cm
  • One Touch Original 57cm
  • One Touch Original 67cm
  • Q-Series Portable
  • Smokey Mountain Cookers
  • Smokey Joe Premium BBQ
  • Weber Spirit
  • Weber Genesis
  • Weber Ranch Kettle
  • Weber Summit
  • Weber Performer Deluxe

We also have a great range of Weber accessories, including barbecue covers, aprons, mitts, tools and utensils. Visit Socal online to find out more. 


Replacement Parts

As well as barbecue accessories we stock a large collection of barbecue spares and replacement parts, including cooking grates, ash catchers, cleaning tools, hoses, pressure gauges, regulators and adaptors (some of which can be used with all barbecue brands, others that are specific to one particular brand only). Head over to the Socal web store to find out more.


Socal offers a great range of outdoor heaters for domestic and commercial applications – they are ideal for the home garden or for al fresco dining outside restaurants, bars and cafés. Customers can choose from a number of quality gas heaters and fire pits from leading manufacturers such as Lifestyle, Superser, Enders, Dancook, Weber, GasTech and Provence. We also have a selection of heater safety accessories, including fire guards, gas pokers and alarms.

Gas Cylinders

Needless to say, without gas you won’t be heating or cooking anything (unless of course you opt for one of our charcoal barbecues). When you need new canisters or refills, head down to Socal: as a leading Calor Gas distributor we can offer excellent prices on all volumes – that includes new canisters up to 19kg and refills up to 47kg. We also have a range of Campingaz canisters (901, 904, 907) in various sizes. For more information, give Socal a call on 02380 788155.

Outdoor Living

We’re extremely pleased to offer our customers a fantastic range of outdoor living products from all the leading brands, including Kettler, Ninardi, Waeco, Vacuvin, Igloo, Click Clack, Coleman and more. Within the range you’ll find traditional and contemporary furniture sets, tableware, gazebos, lighting products and a variety of cooling appliances. So whether you need glass sets for your home or outdoor furniture for your restaurant, bar or café, you’ll find it all at Socal.

Marine & Leisure

Campers, caravaners, sailors and boaters: we have everything you need for onboard and outdoor cooking, heating and cleaning, plus a selection of spares, consumables, tools and accessories. 

  • For camping – portable cookers, heaters, burners and barbecues
  • For caravans – cookers, heaters, burners, sinks, fitting kits and carbon monoxide detectors
  • For boats – marine-grade* cookers, ovens, heaters, parts, components and accessories

*Marine-grade equipment comes from leading manufacturers such as Force 10, ENO Marine, Techimpex, Spinflo, Plastimo, GasBoat and Bainbridge. 


Find out more about our marine and leisure heating and cooking equipment by visiting Socal online or contacting our sales team on 02380 788155. 



In the Socal “Toolbox” you’ll find all sorts of parts and components for the installation and maintenance of gas equipment. 

  • Installation components – brassware, hose nozzles, safety labels, taps and valves, copper pipe.
  • Flexible hoses – cylinder pigtails, off the coil, armoured hoses, marine hoses.
  • Regulators and adaptors – low pressure, high pressure, gasflow gauges, AutoGas adaptors.
  • Bullfinch gas products – furnaces, blowtorches, spare parts and utility points.
  • Handtools – spanners, pipe cutters, crimping tools and pipe benders.
  • GasBoat – locker boxes, adaptors and regulators.


Gas Barbecues

We offer a wide selection of gas barbecues of both roaster and portable types. The Weber Go-Anywhere-Gas barbecue has a porcelain-enamelled bowl, lid and steel grate, while the Broil King Porta-Chef has a total cooking surface of 2,300 sq.cm as well as a linear flow valve. The Weber Baby Q1000 (now completely redesigned) has a lid and body made from cast-iron aluminium, a removable drip tray and push-button ignition. If you’re after a small barbecue with very big features, the Char-Broil Patio Bistro 180 is ideal for camping trips or just for keeping in your own limited outdoor space. There are many more excellent gas barbecues to choose from on our website!

Charcoal Barbecues

Charcoal barbecues add that extra touch of authenticity to your outdoor culinary activities. The Weber Performer Deluxe uses a gas burner to light the coals more quickly and boast a triple-plated hinged cooking grate and thermoset work surface. For a larger portable option, the highly versatile Cobb Premier weighs just under four kilos and includes a carry bag, roasting rack and recipe book. Weber’s 37cm Smokey Mountain Cooker is perfect for slow and long cooking. It has non-rusting aluminium vents, a heat deflector and a silicon cap to be used in conjunction with thermometer probes. The Weber Go-Anywhere Charcoal Barbecue comes with a foldaway stand and a tuckaway lid-holder.

Outdoor Lighting

There are all sorts of ways to illuminate your evening barbecues with our outdoor lighting range. The battery-powered Coleman LED Classic Lantern can either be positioned on a table or hung up via its handle, and its beam distance is between five and seven metres. The Coleman Pivoting Head LED Work Light is completely hands-free and you can pivot the light to an angle of up to 120 degrees. It has a runtime of 82 hours and 158 lumens. For a gas-powered variant, the freestanding Lifestyle Lantern is guaranteed to create the right ambience in your garden, terrace or patio. It is available with a choice of patio stand or lawn spike.



Registration Number: 02400885
VAT Number: GB522 4355 71
Registered at Companies House:4 July, 1989 (34 years and 7 months ago)
No of Employees: 21-50
Annual Turnover: n/a
Company Type:
  • Distributor
  • Service Providers

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Monday 09:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Tuesday 09:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Wednesday 09:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Thursday 09:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Friday 09:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

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