Trading Standards for businesses

Weights and measures

Weights and measures (metrology) legislation will apply to your business if you are buying or selling by length, weight or quantity.

All weighing and measuring equipment must be suitable for its intended use and have a stamp of approval showing its accuracy.

Failure to comply with the relevant legislation could lead to prosecution action being taken.

For more guidance, go to Business Companion: weights and measures.

We inspect goods and equipment at both retail and production level. You can contact us if your equipment needs testing or approval.

Trading Standards
Thurrock Council, Civic Offices, New Road, Grays, RM17 6SL

: 01375 652 955


Public weighbridges

Thurrock currently has public weighbridge facilities at the location below.

Public weighbridge
PF Ahern Limited, Olive Close, West Thurrock, RM20 3EE

: 01708 865 599

Open Monday to Friday, from 6am to 6pm, and Saturday from 6am to midday