Trading Standards

Newport City Council's trading standards service safeguards the health, safety and environment of Newport’s citizens and promotes and protects the well-being of a modern, vibrant economy.  

The trading standards team ensures that businesses act within fair and safe trading laws, making sure that:  

  • they do not mislead customers
  • all products sold are safe
  • all products sold are genuine and not counterfeit
  • commercial animals are treated well
  • children cannot buy alcohol, cigarettes and similarly restricted products  

Follow the links below for more information:    

Business support  

Report a crime 

Buy with confidence - responsible trader scheme 

Consumer advice  

Fake Free Newport   


Ask for the trading standards team at Newport City Council 

Download the Public Protection enforcement policy (pdf)