As from 19th July 2021 We are operating by appointment only.

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Keeping You Warm

The Tinderbox is operated by Robert & Ruth Monger. The Tinderbox has been keeping people warm since 1992 and was first established as RM Installations by Robert Monger the proprietor, who has built a reputation on trust and quality workmanship, a fair and honest price structure and customer recommendation. We provide a comprehensive supply and installation service.

We are essentially a family based business nestled between Newbury and Tadley on the Hampshire Berkshire Border. We have showrooms on two floors with our own stonemasonry workshop of which we can produce custom made hearths and fireplaces to your individual requirements and stone yard for you to choose from a wide selection of materials such as granite, marble and slate. We have a wide range of Woodburning and multifuel stoves on show from a number of leading manufactures such as Stovax, Hunter, ACR, Dean Forge, Parkray, Gazco which include live displays in Solid fuel, Gas and electric.

Because we manufacture in our own workshop we have finishes and designs on show that you won’t find in any brochure.

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Woodburning Stoves
We range from the service and repair of an existing old family friend to the installation of a new traditional stove with rustic appeal or a clean contemporary design.

Woodburning Stoves

The correct fireplace can enhance a room, copying the style, whether Regency, Victorian, Edwardian or a more modern construction and by choosing the correct material e.g. stone, marble or granite.


We stock a large range of stoves and fireplaces, log baskets and accessories along with professional advice and guidance to help you achieve your dream fire.


Other Services

Chimney Lining

Chimney Lining

From prompt and experienced advice to a professional and competitive outcome. Whether lining a chimney to an open fire or a woodburning/multifuel stove using flexible liners or solid twin wall systems.


As qualified Gas Safe engineers we carry out the servicing and repair of an existing fire to the fitting of a new gas fire ranging from; insets, convector boxes, balance flue and conventional flue systems.
Chimney Repairs

Chimney Repairs

From minor repairs to a rebuild we offer the complete professional package. We will guide you through what you actually want from your chimney and the options available to achieve that.

HETAS and Gas Safe Installation

Our installation team have all the qualifications to be HETAS and Gas Safe trained who can produce the highest of quality workmanship in all aspects of our trade.

hetas logo As HETAS registered installers we can install a solid fuel appliance whether closed or open fire and flues both flexible metal flue liners or internal / external factory made twin wall system without the homeowner having to notify Building Control. Hetas is the only competent persons registration scheme that specialise in the installation of solid fuel appliances. Always use a HETAS registered installer. For more information on HETAS visit

Gas Safe LogoAs Gas Safe engineers we have all the training and skills to work on Gas appliances in your home whether undertaking service work or installing a new appliance. The Gas Safe Register is the official gas registration body for the United Kingdom, Isle Of Man and Guernsey, appointed by the relevant Health and Safety Authority for each area. By law all gas engineers must be on the Gas Safe Register. Always use a Gas Safe Engineer. For more information on Gas Safe visit

Get In Touch

01635 581073
Unit 7b, Riddings Farm, Goose Hill, Headley, RG19 8AU

Showroom Open Times

Tuesday to Friday 10am - 4pm
Saturday 10am - 1pm
Sunday & Monday Closed

Please call to arrange an appointment for one to one specialist advice: 01635 581073

Or email

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The Tinderbox Woodburning Stoves and Fireplaces