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Weights and measures

What do we do?

Part of our job is to ensure that the public receive the correct amount of any product they buy. 

If you think you have received short measure from a business in the Borough of Poole and would like to report it please email us or use the contact details on this page.

Weights and measures inspections

We visit trade premises and carry out inspections and verification of weighing and measuring equipment.

Examples include:

  • counter weighing machines
  • weighbridges
  • weights
  • petrol pumps
  • spirit measuring instruments
  • wine and beer glasses
  • metre measures to name some common examples
  • prepacked goods, breads, textiles etc.

These are tested to ensure correct weight or measure.

Business guidance

Free guidance leaflets for businesses on weights and measures are available at the Business Companion.

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Contact us

Email
environment@poole.gov.uk

Telephone
01202 261700

Text Relay
18001 01202 261700

Address
Environmental Services,
Unit 1, New Fields Business Park,   Stinsford Road, Poole
BH17 0NF