Trading standards

Trading Standards is responsible for the enforcement of a wide range of legislation governing the supply and marketing of goods and services at all levels in the marketplace.

They advise Harrow residents and businesses on aspects of criminal law and enforce Acts and Regulations relating to:

  • 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

Trading Standards also offers a range of business support options including the primary authority scheme. Please contact us for more information.

For more business support regarding the sale of age restricted products download the 'Responsible Traders Scheme' by Brent & Harrow Trading Standards Service.