- Just 36cm wide
- Counterbalanced Lid
- One Basket
- Safe for Garage Use
IN A SENTENCE...
The slimmest chest freezer in the UK at just 36cm wide yet still has 51 litres of storage
ABOUT THIS FREEZER
Ice King chest freezers are known for their no-nonsense, value for money units that just gets on with the job. This is one of the slimmest freezers available at just 36cm wide which means that it can fit into some challenging spaces a normal freezer may not.
The compact dimensions does mean it only has 51 litres of space on offer, but that's still enough to store about 3 full bags of shopping making ideal for a one or two person household, or perhaps as a freezer for a caravan or motorhome.
Like all Ice King freezers, this one has their Freezer Safe Technology which means it can be used in temperatures down to -15 degrees C - great for garages and outbuildings.
It's very basic and there are no fancy frills such as a lockable lid or light, but there is a high temperature alarm warning, one basket (just squeezes in!) and a 2 year guarantee is standard.
The freezer does have a counterbalanced lid - this means it will stay open and won't slam down on you while you're digging around inside.
It is a little pricey for the capacity and you can find bigger freezers for less. But this is aimed at people with very specific space requirements - and as such it is pretty much in a class of its own.
WHERE TO BUYAbout
These retailers are well established and have a good reputation among purchasers.
Over the years, we've noticed some online only outfits pop-up and offer very competitive prices but cut corners on delivery and customer service, and tend to not last very long!
- Appliances Online (AO)
Online only but been going for 20 years and stock exchange listed (FTSE 250). Own delivery and installation staff. They recycle over 700,000 fridges per year!
The popular High Street chemist has been running their online-only appliance centre for a few years now. Fulfilled by AO, they have the same low prices and in addition you can earn advantage card points - usually over 1000 on a chest freezer!
Another well-known UK brand with a strong online presence as well as a wide network of bricks and mortar stores (speak to real people!)
Founded in 1921, East Anglia based Hughes is the UK's 4th largest electrical retailer and in addition to a full online presence has 36 retail stores predominantly in the east and the midlands areas, that also offer a handy click and collect service
- John Lewis
Offers legendary customer service both online and in store, and have many own brand items including chest freezers as well as their own delivery and installation crews
- Sonic Direct
Boasting a 5 star Trust Pilot rating and their Bradford store being the UK's largest independent electrical retail outlet, you can be sure that Sonic really know electricals and have helped many satisfied customers over the years
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The amount of actual usable interior space for storage of food
That's about 3 bags of shopping
Whether the manufactured has confirmed that this freezer can be safely used in unheated spaces where the temperature may drop close to or below, freezing (0 degrees Celsius). Read about freezers in garages
Minimum ambient air temperature of place where the freezer will be used
85cm High (with lid closed)
Remember to allow a couple of centimetres air gap around the sides
Total amount of energy the freezer will use in one year, based on normal usage (1 kWh is equal to 1 unit of electricity).
Rating based on energy efficiency. Most are rated F, based on the new scale of A to G. A new rating system came into effect in March 2021
Annual Energy Cost £29.20
Approximate annual cost of electricity to run the freezer based on normal usage. Assumes an average rate of 20p per unit
No chest freezers are currently frost-free. Find out why in this article
Lockable Lid: No
Whether the lid has a lock fitted in the handle (useful to stop young children opening the lid)
Interior Light: No
Whether the freezer has an interior light that comes on when the lid is opened
Noise: 42 decibels
Particularly important if the freezer will be kept in a room inside your property
Foodsafe Time: 30 hours
Maximum time that the freezer can keep food safe to eat in the event of a powercut. May also be called the rising time
OTHERS TO CONSIDER
The following are a similar size and specification:
One of the cheapest chest freezers on the market that works in the garage
Compact and garage friendly with some good user feedback. Comes with one basket
Very good spec includes an interior light - rare on a freezer this small