Are Coal Merchants Open During Lockdown?

There are not many industries that haven’t been touched in some way by the COVID-19 pandemic.  Coal merchants are no different, with businesses across the country having to adapt operations to abide by lockdown restrictions.   Here at KG Smith & Sons, our team understands the importance of keeping everyone safe by following the COVID-19 regulations […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

KG Smith & Son would like to inform customers that we are taking COVID-19 very seriously and have amended our processes to ensure they’re in line with government advice.  COVID-19 STATEMENT: We are still taking orders for our full range of coals, gas and solid fuels, while continuing to work within the government guidelines to […]

Charcoal Toothpaste

Fuelling dentist fiascos, charcoal toothpaste hype takes fad-brushers by surprise as they find out – it’s a gimmick. Charcoal toothpaste products can lead to tooth sensitivity, enamel erosion and even staining to expensive dental restorations. This month, KG smith are going to discuss how charcoal toothpaste ended up in high street shops, such as Boots, […]

An Open Fire For Christmas

Christmas time is near. For many, Christmas means family, spending time with the ones you love and enjoying each other’s company in the safe and cosy environment of your home. Traditionally, the centerpiece of the home has always been the fireplace, but it becomes especially so at Christmas. If you have an open fireplace in […]


The team at Coal Merchants UK are pleased to welcome you to our new blog space! We believe that strong communication with our customers is a big part of providing a great service. Therefore, we have decided to expand on our communications to include a blog which will provide useful information, industry insights, advice, and […]