The Guild of Master Chimney Sweeps
Powering Chimney Sweeping into the 21st Century

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The Guild of Master Chimney Sweeps is the leading UK trade association for professional sweeps. All our members are well trained and many are out and out experts. Insurance is a requirement of membership, as is mandatory Refresher Training

Find Your Local Sweep

The videos below give you a snapshot of the Tips and Advice page on our findachimneysweep consumer website. If you use an open fire or woodburner there is great information on this site to help you save money and keep you safer. Significantly reducing pollution from your fire is simple and easy, once you know how. You can easily search for your local sweep and view their profile and the services they offer.

Promoting the safe and efficient use of fires and fuels is our primary concern for consumers. Providing the best business tools and support is our primary concern for our member sweeps, helping them provide the best services to their customers.
We ensure robust training, mentoring and assessment standards for new sweeps. Mandatory refresher courses help experienced members keep up to date in a rapidly changing industry.


Find Your Local Sweep


What our members say…

Ali Swainston

“During my research I had come across some forum talk online which was very negative about the cost of the Guild’s training program. I guess it does seem like a lot of money to start with but, like most things, there is more to it than meets the eye and you get a lot more […]

Ali Swainston (ISIS Chimney Care)
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