Acquisitions, 0845 094 1644; acquisitions.co.uk. Reproduction stone and marble surrounds.
After The Antique, (01366) 327210; aftertheantique.com. Stone reproduction fireplaces.
Anglia Fireplaces, (01223) 234713; fireplaces.co.uk. Modern fireplaces using the latest burning technology.
B+D Design, (020) 8964 5355; bd-designs.co.uk. Sculptural, individually made fires, in steel.
B&Q, 0845 222 1000; diy.com. Range of gas fires, including modern and traditional, flued and flueless.
Ballard & Bailey, (023) 9224 1111; ballardandbailey.com. Cast-iron and tiled fireplaces, replacement parts.
Baxi, 0845 601 0836; firesandstoves.co.uk. Gas and electric fires.
Burley, (01572) 756956; burley.co.uk. Range of flueless gas and electric fires with touch or remote control.
Capital Fireplaces, capitalfireplaces.co.uk. Modern classic fireplaces.
The Ceramic Stove Company, (01865) 245077; ceramicstove.com. New and antique Scandinavian stoves.
Charles Pearce, (020) 8995 3333; charlespearce.co.uk. Bespoke fires and fireplaces.
Charnwood, (01983) 537780; charnwood.com. Multi-fuel and wood burning stoves.
Chesney's, (020) 7627 1410; chesneys.co.uk. Antique, restored, bespoke surrounds and baskets.
The Chiswick Fireplace Company, (020) 8995 4011; thechiswickfireplace.co.uk. Wide range of traditional and modern surrounds and fires.
Coalbrookdale Stoves, 0845 338 1365; aga-web.co.uk. Cast-iron stoves from the Aga group.
CVO Fires, (01325) 301020; cvo.co.uk. Innovative and unusual gas and gel-burner feature fires.
De'Longhi, 0845 600 6845; delonghi.co.uk. Modern electric fires.
Diligence, (01364) 644790; diligenceinternational.com. Contemporary fires in steel and glass.
Dovre by Stovax, (01392) 474000; dovre.co.uk. Cast-iron stoves.
Edwardian Fireplace Company, (020) 8995 2554; edwardianfires.com. Traditional and modern fireplaces.
Elgin & Hall, (01677) 450712; elgin.co.uk. Modern and traditional surrounds with hand-painted finishes.
Encompass, (02392) 410045; encompassco.com. Contemporary fires and accessories.
Enerfoil Magnum, (01887) 822999; glassfires.co.uk. Individual glass fire, can be used anywhere in the home.
The English Chimneypiec, (01322) 619090; english-chimney piece.co.uk. Restoration of originals, plus a bespoke service.
Esse Stoves, (01282) 813235; esse.com. Cast-iron stoves, and the Firewall flueless gas fire.
Fires & Fireplaces by Antiquity, (0114) 232 9026; firesandfireplacesdirect.co.uk. Classic and modern styles.
Fireplace Warehouse, (01227) 457643; fireplacewarehouse.co.uk. Range of surrounds, fires and stoves in a wide choice of materials.
Franco Belge, (0121) 706 8266; franco-belge.co.uk. Wide variety of stoves for all types of fuel.
Gazco, (01392) 261999; gazco.com. Modern and traditional gas fires and stoves with realistic flame beds.
Gel Fireplaces, (020) 7486 3378; gelfireplaces.com. Specialists in gel fires and fireplaces, and supplies.
Haddonstone, (01604) 770711; haddonstone.co.uk. Stone fireplaces.
Heritage Stoneworks, (01298) 873173; heritagestoneworks.co.uk. Hand-carved natural stone surrounds.
Hwam, (01885) 491100; hwam.com. Multi-fuel, modern Scandinavian stoves, including wood-pellet models.
Ian Knapper, (01332) 364400; ianknapper.com. Individually made stone fire surrounds and hearths.
Jamb, (020) 7730 2122; jamblimited.com. Antique and reproduction fireplaces.
Jøtul, (01527) 506010; jotul.com. Traditional cast-iron stoves.
LASSCO, (020) 7749 9944; lassco.co.uk. Restored, reclaimed and renovated fires and fireplaces.
London Fire Designs, 0800 977 4010; londonfiredesigns.co.uk. Minimalist fireplaces and remote-control models.
Marble Hill Fireplaces, (020) 8892 1488; marblehill.co.uk. Installation service for surrounds and fires.
Modus Design, (020) 8906 9988; modusfireplacedesigns.com. Avant-garde specialists.
Montpellier Marble, (01452) 714800; montpellier.co.uk. Suppliers and stockists of marble fire surrounds.
Morsø, (01788) 554410; morsouk.com. Cast-iron stoves from Denmark, including multifuel models.
Oka, 0870 160 6002; okadirect.com.
The Platonic Fireplace Company, (020) 8891 5904; platonicfireplaces.co.uk. Modern fires and fireplaces.
Portway, (01787) 472551; portway fires.com. New or traditional fires.
Renaissance, (020) 7251 8844; renaissancelondon.com. Antique surrounds, also a bespoke service.
Robeys, (01773) 820940; robeys.co.uk. Stoves, fireplaces, and hand-made surrounds by Ian Knapper.
Roger Pearson, (01246) 276393; rogerpearson.co.uk. Hand-carved designs in marble.
Rudloe Stoneworks, (01225) 816400; rudloe-stone.com. Modern and traditional cast-stone fire surrounds.
Stovax, (01392) 474011; stovax.com. Stoves, fires and surrounds.
Templestone, (01963) 350242; templestone.co.uk. Good choice of stone surrounds.
Thor Stoves, 0845 226 5754; thorstoves.com. Reproduction and restored antique models in cast iron.
Twentieth Century Fires, (0161) 429 9042; c20fires.co.uk. Tiled fireplaces and fireplace inserts.
Valor, 0845 601 0836; firesandstoves.co.uk. Gas and electric fires.
Verine, (01787) 472551; verine.co.uk. Sleek modern fires.
Villager Stoves, 0870 160 2202; villager.co.uk. Traditional stoves in cast iron and pressed steel.
Yeoman Stoves, (01392) 474500; yeoman-stoves.co.uk. Traditional and modern stoves and heating products.
CORGI, 0870 401 2300; corgi-gas-safety.com. Contact CORGI to find a registered gas installer.
Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG), (020) 7944 4400; communities.gov.uk. Information on fire safety and regulations.
HETAS, 0845 634 5626; hetas.co.uk. The official body to approve solid-fuel heating appliances, fuels and services. Find registered installers and heating engineers.
The National Association of Chimney Sweeps (NACS), (01785) 811732; chimneyworks.co.uk. To find a chimney sweep in your area. It's important to get your chimney cleaned and checked before installing a new fire.
National Fireplace Association, (0121) 200 1310; nfa.org.uk. The trade association of the fire and fireplace industry promotes high standards. It also publishes a series of information booklets and an annual guide to the best stoves, fires and fireplaces.
OFTEC, 0845 658 5080; oftec.co.uk. Contact OFTEC to locate a registered technician and fuel supplier for oil-based systems.
Solid Fuel Association, 0845 601 4406; solidfuel.co.uk. Informative and site about heating and fuels.