When moving home one of the most important companies to update your address with will your water provider – Yorkshire Water.
We’ll show you everything you need to do and how to complete your Yorkshire Water change of address online in a couple of minutes.
If you’re moving out of Yorkshire Water’s geography it’s still important to let Yorkshire Water know. Avoiding this utilities overlap will ensure you’re not paying twice or paying more.
Since you’re moving, we will also cover how you can update your address across the other companies you need to (HMRC, Council, NS&I, Energy etc…)
Firstly, we’ll explore a quick, safe and hassle-free way of getting all of those services updated and letting Wessex Water know you’re moving.
Let’s jump straight in.
Tell everyone that you’re changing address in minutes.
At the click of a button we’ll update your address across all of your chosen accounts, at the same time in one place. We’ll update your address with Yorkshire Water, the electoral roll, HMRC, your new and previous council, water and others you select to inform you’re moving home. You can do this yourself manually if you prefer (see below) or use our hassle-busting service to save hours of time.
Select who needs to know you're moving - Yorkshire Water, HMRC, Council etc..
Enter your previous address, new address and the date you moved home
Click submit and we'll update your address with accounts automatically
Our sloths will save you the time and hassle of organising all of the updates by taking care of everything in one place 🦥
Once you click submit we’ll update your address with Yorkshire Water and any other institutions or companies you selected. You won’t need to do anything further, so you can kick-back, relax and spend your time doing something else.
If you’d prefer to update your water suppliers yourself manually, you can call Yorkshire water on 0345 124 2424. or create an account here.
If Yorkshire water is your water & sewerage provider and you’re moving into, within our out of their geography you will need to complete the Yorkshire Water moving house process.
Both your new and previous water & sewerage providers need to know you’re moving. This is best done 2 weeks before you move home, but if you’re delayed it can still be processed easily.
Here’s the quickest and simplest way to complete the Yorkshire Water home move and other address changes you may need:
You can also update your address with Yorkshire Water by phone (0345 124 2424) or creating an account online here. If you do this directly you’ll also need to contact your previous water provider, council and other services. You can see a full list of everyone you need to contact in our moving home checklist.
To update your address with Yorkshire Water you will need:
As you may know when changing address it’s important to complete the Yorkshire Water moving home process. When moving you will have two scenarios:
In both cases you need to let Yorkshire Water know you’ve moved house.
Firstly, this will ensure you get an accurate bill. By letting them know when you moved out you will prevent the accrual of additional charges. if you are due a refund you will also be paid that.
Secondly, it will prevent a utilities overlap in which you are paying for both water providers at the same time.
And finally, this will help with your data protection security. As a home mover the last thing you want is your mail going to someone else.
If you want to get all of your addresses updated in one place you may wish to use our moving home service.
So, what is the average water bill in the UK? In 2018 the average water bill in the UK was £395.
With the average Brit paying £32.91 a month for their water, how does the average Yorkshire Water bill compare?
The average Yorkshire Water bill came in at £373 which is just under 6% cheaper than the national average.
Wessex Water came in as one of the most expensive with an average bill of £470.
We’ve covered everything you need to know about the Yorkshire Water moving home process 🎉
We’ve discussed how to update, setup and cancel your water supply, why it’s important to update your address and even the average water bill. You should be all set to go about your move but if you’d like a little more advise, explore SlothMove.