Review of Stratford TF70 stove

TF70 used exclusively for wood

Neil Sinclair 10 years ago

Runs our central heating (9 radiators, detached 1920s house) from wood only using a mixture of softwood (mainly) and hardwood. Can struggle in very cold weather if using only softwood - the quality of the fuel makes a big difference! We are careful about seasoning, so have absolutely no problems with lighting or controlling the stove. Overall, very happy with the stove.

Overall rating:

4.5 flames

Build Quality 4.5 flames (avg 3.6)
Quality of finish 4.5 flames (avg 3.5)
Value for money 5 flames (avg 3.4)
Ease of use 5 flames (avg 4.2)
Ease of lighting 5 flames (avg 4.4)
Firebox size 3.5 flames (avg 4.5)
How well does the airwash work 3.5 flames (avg 3.8)
Controllability 4 flames (avg 3.7)
Handle operation 5 flames (avg 3.7)
How likely are you to buy it again? 5 flames (avg 3.4)
What is your overall satisfaction? 4.5 flames (avg 3.5)