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Children and Young Peoples Services

Services for Adults on the Isle of Wight

Explosives Registration

Also known as:- Fireworks, Licence - Sell Explosives

Service Description: Under the Explosives Act 1875 to 1976, Fireworks Act 1975 to 1976 and Keeping of Fireworks Order 1959 a licence is required to hold or sell fireworks in any premises. The local authority (often jointly with local fire services) inspect premises to ensure that safety conditions are met prior to issuing a licence.

We can also provide guidance leaflets and materials for organisers of firework displays for the public, retailers selling fireworks, schools and the media, including the firework safety code.

Contact Information
Department Invalid
Address Jubilee Stores
The Quay
Isle of Wight
PO30 2EH
External Phone 01983 823370
Opening Times Monday - Thursday 8.30am - 5.00pm
Friday 8.30am - 4.30pm