Shown below are links providing information on the use of coal, safe practices and approved bodies who regulate the services for solid fuel supply. Follow the link and the site will open in a new window:


The Coal Merchants Federation

Provides information about approval coal merchants, code of practice and the Approved Coal Merchant Scheme, with important information for consumers.



The Solid Fuel Association

Established to encourage greater awareness of the benefits of domestic solid fuel heating among the general public. Operates an advice centre and provides information on solid fuels and appliances for domestic consumers and professionals.



HETAS Solid fuels approval body.

HETAS is the organisation recognised by the Department of the Environment as the official testing and approval body for the solid fuel industry. In conjunction with the British Standards Institute, HETAS approves and lists lists solid fuels, solid fuel appliances and associated equipment and services.



Solid Fuel Technology Institute

Provides technical information about domestic heating and cooking using coal, wood and other solid fuels in Britain and Ireland.



National Association of Chimney Engineers.

Lists approved Chimney engineers throughout the country.



The National Association of Chimney Sweeps.

All NACS members are fully insured and work strictly to a Code of Practice and BS6461

The National Association of Chimney Sweeps have over 500 Members who work strictly to the NACS Code of Practice © 1982 and Code of Conduct for the cleaning of chimneys.



The Guild of Master Sweeps

The Guild of Master Chimney Sweeps was established with the goal to improve standards within the industry by introducing professional training and assessment for sweeps.



The Association of Professional and Independent Chimney Sweeps.

APICS keeps independent chimney sweeps up to date with legislation and also offer training.



Wooderson Packaging

We receive our pre-pack bags from Woodersons Packaging and bags can be ordered directly from them.



Maxibrite is happy to direct you towards leading HETAS approved stove manufacturers and suppliers . Please click on the links to view their ranges.



Chilli Penguin

Design and manufacture the Chilli Penguin range of multi fuel stoves, log stores, canal boat flue systems and accessories.



Stoves are Us

Supplying top stove brands, with a huge range of multifuel stoves, stove accessories and flue products.


Dorking Stoves

Two showrooms in Surrey offering a comprehensive selections of new and reclaimed stoves, fireplaces, gas fires, accessories and flue pipes.


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