Food safety

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Advice for businesses during the Coronovirus pandemic. 

Tables and Chairs. If you are operating a takeaway service you must not provide tables and/or chairs for customers to sit on, this includes areas adjacent to your premises. This is the current position (17th June 2020), this may change in the future, please keep an eye on government updates.

Working safely during coronavirus (COVID-19). Guidance to help employers, employees and the self-employed understand how to work safely during the coronavirus pandemic, including risk assessment

The Food Standards Agency has produced the following guidance to help businesses with Covid-19 restrictions:

The Chartered Institute have produced a guide for food takeaways and deliveries.


We aim to ensure that all food and drink sold by the borough’s 2,000 food businesses is produced, stored, distributed and handled without risk to the health and safety of consumers.

We offer a variety of services and advice relating to food safety. This includes information about registering a food business, regulations, training opportunities and other guidance.

External links:

Trade waste - your legal duty

Important information on how to deal with your trade waste.

Training opportunities for businesses

Help your business or organisation stay on the right side of the law - find out about public health training courses.

General data protection regulations

For information on general data protection regulations and how we manage your data please see Food and Safety Team privacy notice.

Contact details

Hammersmith & Fulham Council
The Environment Department
Food and Safety Team
Hammersmith Town Hall
King Street
W6 9JU

020 8753 1081