Trading standards

Trading Standards is responsible for the rules related to the supply, and marketing, of goods and services. 

They advise Harrow residents and businesses on the law. They enforce the rules on:

  • age restricted sales
  • product safety
  • claims and descriptions  
  • weights and measures
  • trademarks / counterfeiting
  • unfair trading practices
  • scams and doorstep crime
  • letting agents
  • illegal money lending
  • tobacco sales

For advice on the sale of age restricted products, download the 'Age Restricted Responsible Traders Scheme'

Trading Standards also offers business support options, including the primary authority scheme. For more information contact us using the details below.

Contact details for consumers

For advice & complaints contact the Citizens Advice Consumer Service. They will help you and  pass on issues to the local Trading Standards service.

Phone: 0808 223 1133

Contact details for businesses

Harrow and Brent Council have a joint service for the provision of Trading Standards. Business inquiries only, not for consumer advice.

Phone: 020 8937 5555


Website: Trading Standards Brent

Address: Brent & Harrow Trading Standards
Regulatory Services
Brent Civic Centre
Engineers Way