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Welcome to the

Coal Merchants Federation

The Coal Merchants Federation of Great Britain (CMF) now represents a merging of the retail and wholesale distributive coal trade associations.

The retail division includes 12 regional associations, with the Coal Merchants Association of Scotland Ltd as an affiliated member.

All retail merchant members are also members of the Approved Coal Merchants Scheme and agree to uphold its Code of Practice.

What we do

We support the Approved Coal Merchants & Wood Merchants Schemes

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Approved Coal Merchants
Why use an Approved Coal Merchant? The answer is simple. All coal merchants who belong to the Approved Coal Merchants Scheme support and follow the Coal Trade Code.


Solid Fuel Association
The Solid Fuel Association operates as an advice centre welcoming all communication on matters concerning the use of solid fuels both from domestic consumers and professionals.

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Approved Wood Merchants
The Approved Wood Fuel Merchant Scheme ensures that customers buying firewood from a scheme member can have confidence that the wood fuel is correctly described.



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