ESSENTIALS C55CS12 Fridge Freezer – Silver

Product code: 706768

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Product features

  • Fridge: 139 litres / Freezer: 70 litres
  • Energy rating: A+
  • Freezer defrost system: manual
  • One-year manufacturer’s warranty

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Product information
The sleek shiny silver Essentials C55CS12 Fridge Freezer is a comparatively compact refrigeration option perfect for kitchens where space needs to be optimised.

Flexible shelving

With an internal capacity of 209 litres the Essentials C55CS12 Fridge Freezer gives you ample storage space to store your food.

The fridge has 3 adjustable shelves, made out of spill proof safety glass, so they are super easy to keep clean.

Keep your fruit and vegetables fresh and flavoursome with the Essentials C55CS12 salad crisper drawer and it comes with a handy bottle rack, so you can always have a bottle of your preferred beverage nicely chilled.

Energy efficient

Scoring 4*'s for freezing performance, and rated A+ for energy efficiency, the C55CS12 Fridge Freezer is a fantastic appliance that keeps your food fresh for longer and your power consumption to a minimum.

The freezer has a handy 3 drawers to keep you frozen produce organised and easy to find. In the event of a power outage, the Essentials C55 CS12 will keep your food frozen for up to 15 hours.

The Essentials C55-CS12 Fridge Freezer not only offers you all you need for storing your fresh food, it will provide a shining focal point for any kitchen.


Use in outbuildings:
This refrigerator is not designed to be used in an outbuilding – both your food and the appliance can be damaged. Do not use it in any unheated area.

Reversible door hinges:
This refrigerator has a reversible door - please consult with installation experts such as our Knowhow team to carry out door reversal.



Technical specifications for ESSENTIALS C55CS12 Fridge Freezer – Silver

Manufacturer’s guarantee 1 year
Energy efficiency rating A+
Annual energy consumption 242 kWh
Total storage capacity - 209 litres
- 7.38 cu.ft
Total gross capacity - 218 litres
- 7.7 cu.ft
Suitable for outbuildings No
Climate class N-ST
Noise level 43 dB(A)
Colour / Finish Silver gloss
Number of shelves 3
Number of salad crispers 1
Number of door compartments 3
Interior light Yes
Shelves Safety glass
Adjustable shelves Yes - 2 of 3
Storage features - Egg rack x 1
- Bottle rack x 1
Fridge gross capacity - 142 litres
- 5.01 cu.ft
Fridge storage capacity - 139 litres
- 4.91 cu.ft
Fridge auto-defrost No
Fast chill function No
Number of compartments 3
Compartments Drawers
Clear drawer fronts Yes
Interior light No
Ice making facility Yes - Ice tray
Freezer gross capacity - 76 litres
- 2.68 cu.ft
Freezer storage capacity - 70 litres
- 2.47 cu.ft
Freezer star rating ****
Defrosting No
Fast freeze function No
Power failure safe-storage time 15 hours
Thermostat Single
Temperature/open door warning No
CFC free Yes
HFC free Yes
Recommended installation space 75 mm top and sides
Flat back design Yes
Door Reversible - please consult with installation experts such as our Knowhow team to carry out door reversal.
Dimensions 1593 x 554 x 566 mm (H x W x D)
Weight 56 kg
Customer reviews

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(8.6 out of 10)
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Scores 8.6 out of 10 based on 138 reviews
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(9 out of 10)


Ayr GB Busy mum or dad
Looks nice, decent capacity, great value.
Freezer is a little small for a family but it do clearly state the size/capacity and this size of fridge freezer is only one I can fit in my kitchen!
Confirmed purchase: 08 April 2015
Published on: 06 May 2015
(5 out of 10)


Glasgow GB Busy mum or dad
Clean design
Deceptively small.

Better value for money appliances on the website, spend a bit more (wish we did!)
Confirmed purchase: 19 February 2015
Published on: 09 April 2015
(10 out of 10)


Confirmed purchase: 31 January 2015
Published on: 06 April 2015
(9 out of 10)


Stockport GB Basic user
clean,tidy design.Interior layout as described.
smaller in height than expected but suffice for needs.
Confirmed purchase: 27 February 2015
Published on: 02 April 2015
(10 out of 10)


Derby GB Style conscious
Fits perfectly into our small space and plenty big enough for 2 adults and 1 child.
Reviewer left no comment
Confirmed purchase: 25 February 2015
Published on: 31 March 2015
Delivery, Order & Collect and Services

Online delivery

Choose when you want it delivered

We deliver 7am to 7pm, 7 days a week, even at weekends. Your options include:

  • FREE next day delivery when you order online before 8pm.
  • FREE delivery on another day of your choice.
  • Delivery in your preferred 4 hour time slot (next day or on the day of your choice) for £19.99.

If you tell us your mobile number when you order we’ll text you on delivery day or the night before to let you know what time we’ll be at your address. Or you can use our Knowhow Track It service.

Weekend and next day delivery is available in most areas, subject to availability.

Order online and collect in store

Reserve and Collect

Selected large items are available to reserve online and collect in store.

It's simple and easy to use - just select 'Collect in store' from the basket page, type in your town or postcode and we will show stock availability for your nearest stores. You can reserve it online to be paid for and collected in store. Your item will be available to collect one hour after the reservation and it will be held until the end of the following day.

Installation & recycling

Door Reversal Service

Some fridge freezers can have their door hinges on either side – we can reverse the direction the door opens to your preference and put it into place when your new fridge freezer is delivered.
Your fridge freezer doors must be reversible to be eligible for our Door Swap service. Please check the specification - Physical Characteristics on the product page.
You can add the door reversal service at the ‘confirm basket’ page when you place your order online,charge applies.

Remove and recycle your old product

To save you the hassle we can take away and recycle your old appliance, along with any packaging when we deliver your new one.
Just add the service at the 'Confirm basket’ page, charge applies.

Note: You will need to disconnect your old product before we arrive unless you have purchased installation. If you’re having a refrigeration unit removed, please defrost it before we arrive.

Product protection

For peace of mind our Care Plan service protects your fridge or freezer if it develops a fault or breaks down, even as the result of a mishap. Additional benefits include:

  • 14 day repair promise
  • No extra costs
  • Unlimited repairs
  • An annual service clean

Just add ‘Care Plan’ at the basket page or ask in store for details; charges apply. Customers selecting a monthly Care Plan will have the payment debited from their chosen card every month.

Learn more about the benefits of our Refrigeration Care Plan.

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14 day repair promise starts from when we collect your item or when you drop your item to one of our stores.

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ESSENTIALS C55CS12 Fridge Freezer – Silver