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We’re Recruiting!!

Dorking Stoves is one of the leading Stove, Fireplace and Gas Fire retailers in the South East.


Due to expansion we are currently recruiting for the following role at our Dorking branch:

Logistics Operative


Working Saturday plus four weekdays, this is a varied and interesting role. You will be responsible for keeping […]

By |September 9th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Gas Stoves vs Wood Burning Stoves

There’s no denying the appeal of a stove to produce warmth in an efficient manner, not to mention a homely glow in your living.

These days the stove-buyer has more choices than ever before. It’s no stretch of the imagination to claim that there is a model to suit you […]

By |August 3rd, 2015|fireplaces|0 Comments

Why Does My Wood Burning Stove Keep Going Out?

Unlike gas stoves, lighting a wood burning stove can be something of an art form.

With a little experience most stove owners become highly proficient at getting a roaring fire going. However one common problem experienced by new wood burning stove users is that their fire keeps on going out. […]

By |August 3rd, 2015|Stoves|0 Comments

Understanding Flues for Wood Burning Stoves

When buying a wood burning stove it can be tempting to focus all your energy on selecting the perfect stove – without any consideration for the flue. However the reality of the situation is that a properly-fitted flue should be considered just as important as the stove itself. Indeed, […]

By |May 21st, 2015|Stoves|0 Comments

How Often Should You Have Your Chimney Swept (and Why?)

Like servicing your car, stoves run best with a degree of regular maintenance.

Possibly the most important maintenance task for all for stove-owners is keeping their chimney in tiptop condition. Doing so allows exhaust fumes from your stove to safely vent into the outside atmosphere, keeping your home smoke-free and […]

By |May 15th, 2015|Stoves|0 Comments

4 Smart Reasons to Install a Wood Burning Stove

According to recent figures, wood burning stoves are experiencing something of a revival. HETAS reports that over the last 5 years, installations of wood burning stoves have increased by an astonishing 50%. But why?
Stoves Turn a House into a Home
Today’s modern wood burning stoves are a world away from […]

By |May 7th, 2015|Stoves|0 Comments

Legal Options for Installing a Wood Burning Stove

There is a lot more to enjoying your shiny new wood burning stove than simply purchasing it from the showroom. Firstly you’ll also need to do your due diligence with regards to siting the stove, together with the ancillary requirements of chimneys, flues and lining.

Furthermore it is important to […]

By |May 7th, 2015|Stoves|0 Comments

A Slice of Dorking History

Dorking Stoves has been trading in Dorking for over 40 years.  The current site at South Holmwood has been our home for nearly 18 years now. Before that we had ten happy years at Leonard House in Vincent Lane (now CTD Tiles) – in fact the Holly and Laurel […]

By |May 1st, 2015|News, Stoves|0 Comments
On the Ball - Sir Geoff Hurst

On the Ball

It doesn’t seem like 20 years ago but we recently came across this article in the 1997 Fireplace Yearbook.

Judith and Geoff (now Lady Judith and Sir Geoff) Hurst contacted us back in 1996 and asked us to install a complete fireplace and Dovre stove package for them at their […]

By |April 16th, 2015|Uncategorized, News, Stoves|0 Comments

Easter Holidays 2015

Our Dorking and Guildford showrooms will be closed for the Easter break from 5pm on Thursday 2nd April, re-opening Tuesday 7th April at 9am.

We wish everyone a great holiday weekend.

By |April 2nd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments