Restrictions on fireworks
Shops that sell fireworks products must display a statutory retailer notice.
Retailers that sell fireworks all year round must have a storage licence and selling licence issued by West Midlands Fire Service. If you only sell fireworks during the periods below, you need a storage licence.
- 15 October to 10 November
- 26 December to 31 December
- The first day of Chinese New Year and the 3 days before it
- The first day of Diwali and the 3 days before it
You can apply for a storage licence online. To apply for a selling licence or other queries, contact West Midlands Fire Service using the contact details below.
Information about regulations, along with guidance around applying for a licence, is available on the Health and Safety Executive website.