Renfrewshire Council

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Fireworks and explosives

The law states that you must store and display your fireworks safely. In order to store fireworks, you must register your premises with us.

You need to register to sell fireworks, and can only do so during specific dates.

Please refer to the Health & Safety Executive guidance on selling a storing fireworks before making an application.

Dates where sale is permitted

  • First day of the Chinese New Year and the three days immediately before it.
  • The day of Diwali and the three days immediately before it.
  • Between 15 October and 10 November.
  • Between 26 December and 31 December.

Retailers wishing to sell fireworks outside these dates must obtain a further licence from us. This will be in addition to the storage licence.

How to apply

  • Complete the application form which best suits your needs. The applications forms can be found in the 'related media' section of this page.
  • Applications will take a MINIMUM of 5 days to process from receipt. You CANNOT sell until your application has been processed and you have received your storage licence.
  • To find out our current fee, please visit the Fees and Charges page.
    Please submit any changes of circumstances to Trading Standards using the contact details at the bottom of this page.

Licence holder register - 2015/16

Businesses must hold a licence before they can store and sell fireworks. If you see a business selling fireworks in Renfrewshire that is not on our register, please contact us.

Aldi1A Bridgewater, Erskine PA8 7AA
Aldi4 Fulbar Road, Paisley PA2 9AP
Aldi2 Printers Place, Paisley PA2 7RX
Aldi41 High Street, Renfrew PA4 8QP
Morrisons16 Thread Street, Paisley PA1 1GZ
MorrisonsBridgewater, Erskine PA8 7AA
MorrisonsFalside Road, Paisley PA2 6JE
MorrisonsNapier Street, Johnstone PA5 8SF
Lidl10 High Street, Johnstone PA5 8JX
AsdaPhoenix Retail Park, Paisley PA1 2AB
Sainsburys110 Kings Inch Drive, Braehead G51 4BT
Poundsaver32b Wellmeadow Street, Paisley PA1 2EG
Greenfarm Market32 Greenfarm Road, Linwood PA3 3HQ
Nisa Extra57 Clippens Road, Linwood PA3 3PU
Poundland48 High Street, Johnstone PA5 8AN
PoundlandUnit 4, Phoenix Park, Paisley PA1 2BH
TescoBridge Street, Linwood PA3 3DW
Dobbies Garden Centre75 Kings Inch Drive, Braehead G51 4FB
Taz Newsagents42 High Street, Paisley PA1 2DQ
Paisley Well16 Well Street, Paisley PA1 2SN
Fireworks Shop23 Causeyside Street, Paisley PA1 1UH
Khan's Newsagent4 Quarry Street, Johnstone PA5 8DZ
Fireworks Store15 Gilmour Street, Paisley PA1 1DD
Y Pay More1-3 Paisley Road, Renfrew PA4 8JH
Meadows Convenience Store28 Wellmeadow Street, Paisley PA1 2EA
R&A Lovett3 Kaimhill, Bridge of Weir PA11 3RQ
B.S. Padwagga76 Glasgow Road, Paisley PA1 3PN

2015/16 All year round selling licence

R&A Lovett                      3 Kaimhill, Bridge of Weir PA11 3RQ