If you are under 18, you cannot buy adult fireworks. It is illegal for anyone to set off fireworks between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m., unless in some cases.
Adult fireworks fall into categories 2 and 3 – excluding things like party whistles.
Category 4 fireworks can only be used by professionals.
By law, you are not allowed to set off fireworks (including fireworks) in streets or other public places.
You may not set off fireworks between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m., except:
Please contact your Council for any local regulations on setting off fireworks.
Obtain information on fireworks safety from the Royal accident prevention association and the health and Safety Executive.
You can only purchase Fireworks (including fireworks) from registered sellers for private use on the following dates:
At other times, you can only buy fireworks from a licensed store.
You may be fined up to 5000 and imprisoned up to 6 months for the illegal sale or use of fireworks. You may also be fined 90 on the spot.