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Firearm Licensing Dept - contact details

The Firearms and Explosive Licensing office is based at the North Yorkshire Police Headquarters. Historically, the Headquarters have been located in the village of Newby Wiske, however, we are currently on the move. The Firearms and Explosive Licensing Department are due to move into their new home in Alverton Court, Northallerton on 21st August 2017.

Contact details

Address – From 21st August 2017 are new address is:-

Firearms and Explosives Licensing Department, North Yorkshire Police Headquarters, Alverton Court, Crosby Road, Northallerton, North Yorkshire, DL6 1BF

(SATNAV postcode – DL6 1AA)


Phone: 01609 643589

Fax:       01609 642495


Email:  firearmslicensing@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk

Opening hours

The Firearms and Explosives Licensing Department is open for telephone enquiries on 101 Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 5pm and on Friday until 4.30pm.

Your local officer

The Firearms Licensing Manager is Dave Coutts.

Firearm Enquiry Officer Postcode
Bill Hargreaves BD20, BD22, BD23, BD24, LA2, LA6, LA10, LS29
Becky Hart
Mark Hunter
DL2, DL6, DL7, DL8, DL9, DL10, DL11, LA10, TS7, TS8, TS9, TS15
Tony Allerton,
Mark Butterworth
DN6, DN16, LS23, LS24, LS25, YO1, YO8, YO10, YO19, YO23, YO24, YO26, YO30, YO31, YO32, YO41, YO42, WF8, WF11
Linda Hymer,
Ian Dyer
HG1, HG2, HG3, HG4, HG5, LS17, LS21, LS22, YO51
Jon Reed TS12, TS13, YO7, YO11, YO12, YO13, YO14, YO16, YO17, YO18, YO21, YO22, YO25, YO60, YO61, YO62