Trading standards

Our Trading Standards service deals with a variety of consumer legislation covering fair trading, weights and measures and the safety of consumer goods. If you need advice relating to the purchase of goods or services, you can contact us by emailing tradingstandards@gateshead.gov.uk or calling 0191 433 3987. 

Illegal Tobacco
Information on stopping illegal tobacco trade in Gateshead.
Doorstep selling advice
Information on doorstep selling and rogue traders.
Credit licences
Learn about licences required by traders who provide consumer credit.

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