About Us

Established in 1947, by Mr Kenneth Smith, KG Smith & Son has around 75 years of experience as reliable and reputable solid fuel suppliers for customers right across the UK. From traditional house coal and firewood to a wide range of smokeless alternatives, we ensure prompt delivery of quality solid fuels to guarantee your home is never left in the cold.

As the UK’s largest independent coal supplier, we’ve never strayed from our roots; we’re a family-run business and we always aim to provide a personal service from the initial phone call to final delivery of your fuel. Our knowledgeable team is on hand to help you find the right fuel for your appliance and heating needs, and will deliver it directly to your storage space for your ultimate convenience.

We also supply a range of gardening and landscaping products, such as compost, manure and railway sleepers, as well as barbecue fuel, rock salt and bedding pellets for your horse. You can even hire our 6m2 marquee when you have a special occasion!
Whether you’re looking to stock up on firewood, try out smokeless coal alternatives, enjoy some alfresco dining or need an emergency delivery of fuel for your boiler or fireplace, simply contact KG Smith & Son (Coal Merchants UK) today – we’re always happy to help.


Very happy they were able to deliver within a few days when I said I explained I had almost ran out of fuel. Helpful delivery guy.


Lovely lady on the phone, super helpful. Good price and excellent fast delivery. Good to use an independent

Mrs T Smith

Had some compost delivered to us today as we are currently in lock down. I just wanted to say a big Thank You to KG Smith for such a prompt…

Rita Carroll

Thank you, once again, for your excellent service. Even in the midst of this dreadful pandemic you have delivered my coal today. The driver was extremely good and I want…

Mick Lamb

Just a quick message to thank K.G Smith & Son for the great/swift service on my order. I didn't catch the delivery lads names, but they were excellent (a little…


friendly as ever, and despite turning up in their lunch break, everyone was very willing to help find & load my bags of coal.

Derek Crane

I have used KGS for over a decade. During that time they have supplied all of my solid fuel. Delivery is spot on, overall service excellent and price competitive. Unbeatable…

Still Waters, Mercia Marina, Derbyshire

Helpful and polite staff, delivery drivers go the extra mile to help you.


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