Underage sales

Be our 'mystery shopper'

We carry out regular test purchasing operations to identify local retailers selling age-restricted products to young people.

Apply to be a volunteer

If you are aged 14 to 16, live in Thurrock and would like to become a volunteer, please contact us.

You will need to get permission from a parent or guardian and you could receive a £15 Lakeside voucher for each operation you assist with.

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

: 01375 652 955

: trading.standards@thurrock.gov.uk

Report underage sales

You can report suspected underage sales or adults who you think may be buying on behalf of those underage.

Report underage sales