About Us

Zinc began life in 2009 with the aim of creating innovative and fun scooters for kids to take to the streets or the skate park with. We started off with humble ambitions and now are currently the UK’s #1 selling scooter brand!

With proud British roots, Zinc has branched out to cover a whole range of outdoor toys including scooters, bikes, skateboards, skates, electric scooters and now hoverboards. We also have a vibrant selection of protective gear to keep kids safe.

Zinc began with our innovative and fun feature scooters. There was the Fuse, with its sparking brakes and the Nitro, which zoomed with realistic motor sounds. Over the years we’ve created and designed a whole range of these exciting scooters with added extras because we believe that even scooting deserves a little extra kick!

Not satisfied with scooters alone, we brought out a range of skateboards designed with the start skater in mind. Our classic Nollie, Reg, Switch and Mongo skateboards have helped many get into a life of skating.

In 2010, we noticed the growing trend of stunt scooters hitting the UK and wanted to make this amazing sport accessible for every boy and girl across the country. We worked hard to bring stunt scooters to the mainstream with the launch of our first stunt scooters such as Swarm, Bedlam, Viper and Mayhem, paving the way for our Team Series stunt scooters the following year.

One of our biggest innovations came in 2012 as we amped things up a little bit with the addition of electric scooters to our range. Our Volt range keeps on growing to this day, with our Volt XT 2-in-1 push and electric scooter becoming a firm favourite for beginners.

In July 2017, we broadened our electrical range and introduced the Smart A, our first hoverboard. It features innovative technology including a lithium powered battery to power the board for longer. It can reach speeds of 8mph and can travel up to 20km in just one charge.

The Smart X, which launched Black Friday 2017, is a stylish model also powered by lithium technology and reaches speeds of up to 7.5mph. With a range of up to 20km, bright LED lighting, balance indicator, thick rubber tyres and anti-slip footplates, you can ensure a smooth and sturdy ride.

Zinc is proud to be one of the approved companies to sell hoverboards in the UK. All hoverboards meet trading standards, and all are fully UL certified.

We continue to bring our new and innovative designs for both feature scooters and stunt scooters. It’s our belief that kids of all ages should be active, whether they chose a scooter or a bike or a skateboard. That’s why we aim to provide everything no matter your ability or preference.


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Zinc hoverboards are the next generation of two-wheeled travel. Feel the force under your feet with our lithium powered Smart A and Smart X boards. All hoverboards meet trading standards, and all are fully electrical safety certified meaning that they are completely safe to use.



The Number 1 scooter brand manufactures a range of designs for every type of rider. Whether you’re learning to ride, into your stunt scooters or prefer the thrill of an electric scooter, Zinc has a model for every ability.

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