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Fireworks and explosives
To run a premises that stores or sells fireworks of up to 2
tonnes, you must apply for a licence from Medway Council.
If you want to sell fireworks outside of the
following times you also need to apply for an extra
- Bonfire Night (sales from 15 October to 10 November)
- New Year (sales from 26 December to 31 December)
- Chinese New Year ( sales on the first day of the Chinese New
Year and 3 days after)
- Diwali (on the day of Diwali and 3 days after)
For more information on the storage and sale of fireworks,
visit our Fireworks page.
Apply for licences to store and sell fireworks
If you'd like more information or to apply for a licence to
store or sell fireworks phone 01634 333 333.
If you have more than 2 tonnes
To run a premises storing more than 2 tonnes of fireworks or
explosives you need a licence from
the Health & Safety Executive.
If you want to hold a fireworks display
If you want to hold an event that includes a
firework display you will need to apply for a temporary event notice (TEN) licence.