Trading standards work to protect consumers and support genuine businesses to compete safely and fairly with other businesses.

We enforce trading standards in the following areas:

  • fair trading
  • illegal trading
  • food standards
  • consumer credit
  • the safety of products and goods
  • the health of farm animals
  • sales to underage children and young people
  • checking weights and measures including certification of weighbridge operators
  • the storage of petrol and explosives

Find out more on the Trading Standards Community Medway website or contact us on 01634 333 333 or by emailing