Trading Standards enforce the law on the sale and storage of fireworks.
It is illegal:
It is the trader's responsibility to ensure to be aware of, and comply with the regulations manufacture and storage of explosives.
Trading Standards will not normally visit your premises before granting a registration. The authority may prohibit storage of explosives at the site if it believes the site is unsafe. It may also take enforcement action if you are not storing safely.
If you are planning to sell adult fireworks outside the following periods of the year:
You may also need a £500 licence under the Fireworks Regulations 2004.
For all consumer enquiries, please contact the Citizens Advice consumer service.
For businesses within Richmond Borough.
44 York Street
Online enquiry form
Telephone: 020 8891 7117
Fax: 020 8891 7713
Updated: 15 June 2017