Coal Facts

ELECTRICITY

37% of the world’s electricity comes from Coal.

COAL'S FUTURE

Coal reserves are found in over 100 countries and are expected to last for 300 years. Oil and gas reserves are only expected to last for 60 years.

COAL LOCATIONS

Coal is found in every continent in the world.

COAL'S HISTORY

Coal has been used as an energy source since the Roman Empire.

COAL ASH USEAGE

The ash that comes from coal combustion is used for fillers in things such as tennis rackets and golf balls.

COAL MINES

UK currently has 46 of the 24,000 world’s coal mines of which about 80% are found in China.

COAL POWER STATIONS

There are 2300 coal fired power stations in the world.

Coal and Smokeless Fuels

A large selection offers an efficient and inexpensive option for heating & cooking.

Calor Gas

LPG Calor Gas provides the ability to cook hog roasts, cook food on a BBQ, a cooking fuel for restaurants & pubs, & provide heating for families homes.

Garden Products

The yard stocks a number of garden products including compost, peat, bark chippings and chicken manure pellets.

Logs, Charcoal and Sundries

A wide range of environmental friendly products such as wood logs, peat blocks & bio bags in addition to firelighters, kindling & logs.

Storage

Over 50 spaces enable you to store your larger items such as caravans, campervan or boats.

Directions

All of our products are available from our yard in Wanstrow, on the A359, next to the railway bridge, just within the 40mph speed limit signs. 5 miles from Burton, 6 miles from Frome, 8 miles from Shepton Mallet.

Location

The Beechwood
Wanstrow
Shepton Mallet
Somerset
BA4 4SZ

Opening Times

Monday - Saturday
9am - 6pm

Sunday
(Winter only)
10am - 1pm