Food safety

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Food Safety Questionnaire

Businesses who are operating with food and/or have received a letter regarding the need to complete a food safety form, can do so online by clicking the green button on the right.

Please note: do not use this form to register a new food business. 

Food hygiene rating

We take the health of our residents very seriously and we carry out regular inspections on all food premises in Peterborough to help protect our residents.

If your business is a restaurant, takeaway, cafe, pub, hotel, supermarket or other retail food outlet where consumers can eat or buy food, you will be given a food hygiene rating

To contact us, please call customer services on 01733 747474 or email foodandsafety@peterborough.gov.uk.

The Food Standards Agency website is also a useful source of information.

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Starting and registering a food business

To start up a food business, please visit the Food Standards Agency website to get all the advice you will need.

Registration of premises used for food businesses (including market stalls, delivery vehicles, and other moveable structures) is required by law.

Frequency of inspection visits depend on the degree of risk involved.

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Food labelling

Food labelling requirements are quite complex and vary from product to product. More information can be found on our Trading Standards page.

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Food complaints

When making a food complaint we will require the following information:

  • your name, address and telephone number
  • proof of purchase where relevant
  • storage of the food i.e in a refrigerator or freezer
  • as much of the food as possible
  • the name and address of the business in question
  • details of foreign body, if applicable (please retain any foreign bodies)
  • brief details of what the complaint is about
  • packaging (please retain any packaging).

You may of course deal with a complaint yourself by returning to the trader concerned and explaining your problem. It is also a good idea to put your complaint in writing and always keep a copy of the letter.

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Approval of a food business

You may need approval if you produce dairy products, meat products, fishery products, egg products, minced meat or meat preparations. Please contact the food safety team in the first instance.

Food Law Enforcement Service Plan

This plan sets out how the Peterborough City Council (PCC)  and Rutland County Council (RCC) will meet their statutory responsibilities for food and feed law enforcement.

These responsibilities include food safety, food standards, and labelling and composition of animal feeding stuffs. 

Food Law Enforcement Service Plan 2017-2021

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Fees and charges

Health Certificate - £230

This is a certificate sometimes requested when exporting foods to countries outside of the EU.

Food Hygiene Rating Scheme Re-visit - £190

A business can request a re-visit if they would like to have their food hygiene rating reviewed before their next programmed inspection.

Food premises register

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All records

Name Location Usage
Hinchcliffe 2 Sheltered Scheme 199 Hinchcliffe, Orton Goldhay, Peterborough, PE2 5RH Private Sheltered Housing
Catley Sheltered Scheme 1 Catley, Paston, Peterborough, PE4 7XA Private Sheltered Housing
Hinchcliffe I 1 Hinchcliffe, Orton Goldhay, Peterborough, PE2 5SR Private Sheltered Housing
Scotenden Sheltered Scheme 1 Scotendon, Orton Goldhay, Peterborough, PE2 5LH Private Sheltered Housing
Clair Francis Retirement Home 237 Park Road, Peterborough, PE1 2UT Private Sheltered Housing
Pine Tree Close Sheltered The Peverels, 34 Pine Tree Close, Dogsthorpe, Peterborough, PE1 3TG Private Sheltered Housing
Larch Grove Sheltered Scheme Wardens House, 48 Larch Grove, Dogsthorpe, Peterborough, PE1 4JY Private Sheltered Housing
Semi-Independent House 5 Mayors Walk, West Town, Peterborough, PE3 6EU Private Sheltered Housing
Semi-Independent House 64 Sallows Road, Peterborough, PE1 4EU Private Sheltered Housing
Herlington Sheltered Scheme 75a Herlington, Orton Malborne, Peterborough, PE2 5PR Private Sheltered Housing
Friendship Club at The Lindens Sheltered Scheme 86 Lincoln Road, Peterborough, PE1 2SN Private Sheltered Housing
Greengate Court Sheltered Scheme 9 Greengate Court, Eastfield, Peterborough, PE1 5LB Private Sheltered Housing
Beckets Close Sheltered Scheme Community Centre, Beckets Close, New England, Peterborough, PE1 3JL Private Sheltered Housing
Copeland Sheltered Scheme Copeland Sheltered Housing Sch, Copeland, Bretton, Peterborough, PE3 6YJ Private Sheltered Housing
Rutland Court Sheltered Scheme Rutland Court Community Centre, Eastgate, Peterborough, PE1 5BS Private Sheltered Housing
Finchley Sheltered Scheme Finchley Green Community Centr, Finchley Green, West Town, Peterborough, PE3 9EG Private Sheltered Housing
Maud Swift Court Maud Swift Court, Fleet Way, Fletton, Peterborough, PE2 8EQ Private Sheltered Housing
Nelson Place Sheltered Scheme Nelson Place, Havelock Drive, Stanground, Peterborough, PE2 8NT Private Sheltered Housing
George Matthews Court George Matthews House, Hodney Road, Eye, Peterborough, PE6 7YH Private Sheltered Housing
Loxley Sheltered Scheme Loxley Sheltered Housing Schem, Loxley, Werrington, Peterborough, PE4 5BW Private Sheltered Housing
Mellows Close Sheltered Scheme Mellows Court, Mellows Close, Eastfield, Peterborough, PE1 5JD Private Sheltered Housing
Rangefield Sheltered Scheme Rangefield Community Centre, Rangefield, Orton Brimbles, Peterborough, PE2 5UN Private Sheltered Housing
Napier Place Sheltered Housing Napier Place Sheltered Scheme, Napier Place, Orton Wistow, Peterborough, PE2 6XN Private Sheltered Housing
Pboro & Fenland Mind 439 Lincoln Road, Peterborough, PE1 2PE Hostels
YMCA Cambridgeshire and Peterborough 101 Wellington Street, Eastgate, Peterborough, PE1 5DU Hostels
Positive Steps Care Services 160 Broadway, Peterborough, PE1 4DQ Private Children's Home
Positive Steps Care Services 1 Aldermans Drive, West Town, Peterborough, PE3 6AR Private Children's Home
The Beeches 218 Dogsthorpe Road, Peterborough, PE1 3PB Private Children's Home
M J Childrens Services 11 Meadow Road, Peakirk, Peterborough, PE6 7NX Private Children's Home
The Maples 411 Oundle Road, Orton Longueville, Peterborough, PE2 7DA Private Children's Home
Care Tech @ Sacrewell Lodge Sacrewell Lodge Farm, Great North Road, Thornhaugh, Peterborough, PE8 6HJ Private Children's Home
Archways Care Thornberry Lodge, New Cut, Thorney, Peterborough, PE6 0TH Private Children's Home
Longueville Court Longueville Court, The Village, Orton Longueville, Peterborough, PE2 7DN Private Nursing Home
Broadleigh Nursing Home 213 Broadway, Peterborough, PE1 4DS Private Nursing Home
Werrington Lodge Werrington Lodge, Baron Court, Werrington, Peterborough, PE4 7ZF Private Nursing Home
Wentworth Croft Nursing Home Wentworth Croft, Bretton Gate, Bretton, Peterborough, PE3 9UZ Private Nursing Home
Mencap Homes Foundation 55 Benyon Grove, Orton Malborne, Peterborough, PE2 5GH LA Residential Home
The Manor The Manor, Derby Drive, Dogsthorpe, Peterborough, PE1 4NQ LA Residential Home
Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice Thorpe Hall, Thorpe Road, Peterborough, PE3 6LW LA Residential Home
Star Residential Home 56-64 Star Road, Eastgate, Peterborough, PE1 5HN LA Residential Home
Philia Lodge 113-115 Eastfield Road, Eastfield, Peterborough, PE1 4AU Private Residential Home
Tynecroft 156-158 High Street, Fletton, Peterborough, PE2 8DP Private Residential Home
Park Vista Care Home 15 Park Crescent, Peterborough, PE1 4DX Private Residential Home
St Margaret's Residential Home 187 London Road, Peterborough, PE2 9DS Private Residential Home
Community Care Solutions 1 Elliot Avenue, Bretton, Peterborough, PE3 9TG Private Residential Home
Mencap Homes Foundation 24 Barrowfield, Dogsthorpe, Peterborough, PE1 4QJ Private Residential Home
Alan Atchison 2 Davids Close, Werrington, Peterborough, PE4 5AN Private Residential Home
Hereward Care Services 36a Lincoln Road, Glinton, Peterborough, PE6 7LW Private Residential Home
Sense East 37 Redgate Court, Parnwell, Peterborough, PE1 4XZ Private Residential Home
Sense East 38 Redgate Court, Parnwell, Peterborough, PE1 4XZ Private Residential Home