Register your food business

The registration of premises used for a food business is required by law, and that registration is administered in the Borough of Swindon by Swindon Borough Council. There is no cost to register a food business.

Complete a Food Business Registration online

Alternatively,  you may complete the Food Business Registration form (PDF)

Once registered, the business is required to ensure their details are kept up-to-date and notify the Council of any changes to the information submitted.

Food safety management

The law also requires that food businesses have a documented food safety management system, to identify risks and to take action on them.

Further information

For specific information about the law, and all the subjects mentioned above, please see the Food Standards Agency website - Starting a Food Business

Full details of food safety regulations are also available through the FSA website - please see the Food Standards Agency website - Legislation and Regulation 

For information on hygiene resources, and a written food safety management system (which is required by law), please see the Food Standards Agency website - Hygiene Legislation

Last updated: 26 October 2016. Was this information helpful?

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