Helpful links


HETAS – The official body recognised by Government to approve biomass and solid fuel domestic heating appliances, fuels and services.

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Stove Industry Alliance – An alliance of stove manufacturers, distributors and advisory bodies to promote the benefits and environmental advantages of wood-burning heating appliances.

Give clear and detailed information on a number of stove related subjects. Their “How a stove works” section is particularly good.


DEFRA – Information on Smoke Control Areas.


The Forestry Commission‘s Woodfuel Implementation Plan 2011-2014 hopes to increase the supply of firewood through the sustainable management of woodland.

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Firebox – Competent and competitive stove suppliers with a great showroom in St. Werburghs, Bristol.

WhatStove – A useful customer stove review website run by Stovesonline. It has in depth reviews on practically every model of stove available in the UK.

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Firewood Bristol – Quality seasoned and kiln dried logs and excellent service.

This Is Money – Article titled “Could a wood-burning stove save you money on energy bills?

The Guardian – Article titled “Hot topic – wood burning stoves can bring fuel bills down”.