Originally Posted by springer
Never seen a set up like that, is it leaking from the threads on the ball valve or from the pipe area? if its the threads try some teflon tape .
Edit: Maybe there was a rubber gasket like on a garden hose that didn't make it back in there when you replaced the valve
Electricity is cheaper for us Brits to use rather than gas, hence the what is essentially a 27 litre kettle, I believe this one used to be used to boil clothes, but the tap was rubbish so I've replaced it.
I believe it was leaking from the thread end not the pipe end.