Frequently Asked Questions
Are your fireworks safety tested?All our fireworks are manufactured to the highest quality and are batch tested and conform to the latest CE safety standard.
At what age can you purchase fireworks?Fireworks cannot be sold to anyone under the age of eighteen. We recommend that proof of age is always requested.
Do you need a licence to sell fireworks and if so where can I get one from?You will need a licence to sell and store fireworks and this can normally be obtained from your local council.
How long can you keep fireworks for?There is no shelf life for fireworks as long as they are stored in a cool, dry place.
Is there a limit on the amount of fireworks that can be purchased and stored?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.
Scotland – New Laws supplying fireworksRestricted times of day that adult fireworks (Cat F2 and Cat F3) can be supplied to the general public
Fireworks can only be supplied between 7am and 6pm (including deliveries)Limit on quantity of fireworks that can be supplied to the general public.
This cannot exceed 5KG NEC at any one purchaseExceptions
Certain customers are exempt from the regulations and may be supplied fireworks outside the permitted hours, and in amounts exceeding the permitted quantities. These include organisers of a public fireworks display for a charitable, religious, youth, recreational, community, political or similar organisation.