FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

There is no shelf life for fireworks as long as they are stored in a cool, dry place.

Fireworks can be set off any day between the hours of 7.00am and 11.00pm, up to 12.00 midnight on November 5th and up to 1.00am on New Year’s Eve,   Chinese New Year and Diwali.

Fireworks cannot be sold to anyone under the age of eighteen. We recommend that proof of age is always requested.

All our fireworks are manufactured to the highest quality and are batch tested and conform to the latest CE safety standard.

You can sell Category 1 Indoor Fireworks, Category 2 small to medium garden fireworks and Category 3 large garden fireworks. Category 4 fireworks are for professional use only and cannot be purchased or stored without a special licence.

You can normally store up to 250kgs of Hazard Type 4 (domestic) fireworks: however a risk assessment will needto be undertaken to evaluate the conditions and method of storage to be used prior to determining the appropriate storage weight.

The normal licence allows you to sell fireworks between 15th October and 10th November (Guy Fawkes), 26thand 31st December (New Year) and three days prior to the Chinese New Year and Diwali. An annual fireworks licence is also available.

You will need a licence to sell and store fireworks and this can normally be obtained from your local council.