Franco Belge Savoy Classic stove
The Franco Belge Savoy Classic stove is a cast iron model with some relief work on the front.
The Savoy Classic has one plain door with glass in the door and a relatively high output for a compact stove.
The Franco Belge models are also available in enamel finish.
- Fuel: Woodburning
Most Recent Review
10 years old . Since installing always burning too hard, appears cannot be improved on..Top plate cracked last year agents condemned stove and said not to be used..Had two baffle plates since... [ read more ]
Stove expert replied: Two baffle plates in 10 years is not excessive. If always burning too hard then likely to be an over drawing flue and this is not the fault of the stove. This can be checked and should be undertaken if you are planning to replace the stove as similar may occur with the replacement if the flue draw is too high!
Most Popular Review
Overall a very pretty, well designed stove. There were some casting flaws, but only visual. Encountered major problem when top-plate casting cracked and Franco Belge would not stand by their... [ read more ]
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we love our stove, is it possible to fit a boiler to it even though its 4 years old, ? my concern is will the blanking discs come off without damaging the stove, in order to fit a boiler, should we be able to purchase one? thanks... [ read more ]
Stove expert replied: It should be possible providing enough space has been allowed behind the stove for the pipe connections. The blanking discs are designed to be knocked out so are partial thickness normally.
just fitted stove LOVING IT but we cant seem to get a boiler anywhere called lots of companys can anyone help
Stove expert replied: As these are newly released stoves following the company being taken over the whole range of accessories may not yet be available, this is not something that is listed currently.
We have used our Savoy for four years without problems. We keep it running day and night. Very pleased with the design.
Stove expert replied: Very positive comments
The fire was installed 3 years ago, recently had it inspected and was found to have large crack in the back plate, also the throat plate had melted. It has been condemned, so we complained to... [ read more ]
Stove expert replied: What a shame, a stove should be controllable so as to allow a gentle slumbering flame picture and if this is not achievable then this should be investigated to prevent over-drawing and the problems caused by this.
Great stove... until today. Whilst chimney sweep replaced fire gum, he noticed two cracks: one in the back and one in the top plate. Will revert to dealer and let you know what happens...
Stove expert replied: This stove has a 5 year warranty so this should be covered by this.
Right from installation when new it burned too fast and was taking in too much air. It seemed to be very inefficient and gave little heat. I have just discovered that air is going in underneath... [ read more ]
Stove expert replied: Glad to hear you have solved the problem.
We have a Franco Belge Savoy which has been fitted for ten years. We have now found fractures running top to bottom on the rear of both sides of the stove. We now have to buy another stove... [ read more ]
Stove expert replied: The cast craking can be down to many causes and this shoudl be investigated further. A stove thermometer will insure that it is ioperated within the correct perameters and is a good investment. Modern stoves will have been adapted and improved and as this is 10 years old should not be compared to a new product.
I have just had a Savoy Elegance fitted yesterday. Lights real real easy but burns fast ( I need to source a hot but slower burning fuel any recommendations?) I tried logs first and it just... [ read more ]
Stove expert replied: If the stove is working hard and you have little control (not sure that I would say your does as it stayed in overnight) there are things that can be done to the flue to slow the draw. Further investigation recommended.
I have the boiler attachment and that works very well although after a year I have 'knocking' in the pipes when burning very hot. The boiler of course competes for wood space inside the stove... [ read more ]
Stove expert replied: DO NOT USE FRESHLY CUT WOOD ON A STOVE - NEVER - NEVER. Get the plumbing checked as you should not be able to hear any knocking sound and it may be that the water is not getting away from the stove quickly enough!