Fireworks Applications

Welcome to the Fireworks and Explosive Section

In this section you will find information on storage guidance, how to obtain a licence for the storage fireworks and frequently asked questions.

Section 1 - Ensure you are fully aware of The Explosive Regulations 2014

Section 2 - Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about storage and selling of fireworks

Section 3 - How to apply and obtain a Fireworks Licence

 

Firework Selling Period 2014/15

Bonfire Period - October 15 to November 10, 2015

Diwali - On the day of Diwali and the three days immediately preceeding it 

New Year - December 26 to December 31

Chinese New Year - On the first day of the Chinese New Year and the three days immediately preceeding it

Addition information

Advice on Organising Fireworks Displays (external link)

Charges

EXPLOSIVES REGULATIONS 2014

Licence to Store Explosives

250 Kg (NEC) or less

a) One year’s licence duration £105.00

b) Two year’s licence duration £136.00

c) Thee year’s licence duration £166.00

d) Four year’s licence duration £198.00

e) Five year’s licence duration £229.00

Renewal of Licence to store less than 250 Kg (NEC)

a) One year’s licence duration £52.00

b) Two year’s licence duration £83.00

c) Three years licence duration £115.00

d) Four year’s licence duration £146.00

e) Five years licence duration £178.00

More than 250 Kg (NEC)

a) One year’s licence duration £178.00

b) Two year’s licence duration £234.00

c) Three years licence duration £292.00

d) Four year’s licence duration £360.00

e) Five years licence duration £407.00.

Renewal of Licence to store more than 250 Kg (NEC)

a) One year’s licence duration £ 83.00

b) Two year’s licence duration £141.00

c) Three years licence duration £198.00

d) Four year’s licence duration £256.00

e) Five years licence duration £313.00

Licence Variation

Varying the name of the licensee or person, or address of the site £35.00 Any other kind of variation will be the reasonable cost to the licensing authority of having the work carried out.

Transfer of licence £35.00

Replacement of licence if lost £35.00

The sale of fireworks outside of the designated selling periods requires an ‘all year round’ selling licence which costs £500.00 A separate application is required and is available on from firesafetyadmin@manchesterfire.gov.uk or telephone 0161 608 4040

 

 

 

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Last update: 30/06/2015 14:09:30
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