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 licence:
- 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)
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.