Yes. Modern condensing oil boilers are ‘A’ rated and therefore as efficient as comparable gas boilers. They come with the same controls as gas central heating systems, so you can still use a thermostat to control your heating efficiently. Also, oil is more efficient as a fuel source than gas, so you will get more energy per unit of oil. Oil prices can fluctuate, however, so ensure that you find a good supplier.
The key port city of Southampton is located on the southern coastline within the county of Hampshire, boasting a population of 239,700. Although some Georgian structures is still around, almost all was flattened in the World War 2 bombings, which levelled the city. With most of the homes backdating to the 1950s and sixties there's plenty of work on offer for trades-people to have properties renovated.