Food hygiene rating scheme for businesses
Resources for businesses
Promoting good hygiene practices
- Resources for your business to help you get the most out of your food hygiene rating.
- Frequently asked questions about the food hygiene rating scheme
- How to achieve a good food hygiene rating
Request a food hygiene rating inspection
There is a charge for revisit inspections to improve the food hygiene rating of your food business. Bromley Council charges £177 for revisit inspections.
Before requesting a food hygiene rating inspection, please check that a routine food hygiene inspection is not due. Check the food business risk category in the inspection letter or the food hygiene rating letter you received after your last inspection. Use the table below to calculate the time of the next inspection, if the inspection falls due within the next 3 months please do not apply for a revisit inspection.
If you cannot find the food business risk category on the inspection letter or the food hygiene rating letter please email the food team at email@example.com to request the current risk category of your food business.
Frequency of routine inspections of food premises
|Risk category||Minimum inspection frequency|
|A||At least every 6 months|
|B||At least every 12 months|
|C||At least every 18 months|
|D||At least every 24 months|
|E||At least every 3 years|
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Right of reply and appeals
Guidance for businesses on the food hygiene rating scheme inspection frequency, making an appeal, publishing a response to a hygiene rating on the Food Standards Agency website
Food business operators using the appeal and right of reply forms on the Food Standards Agency website should return the completed forms to our food safety team:
Post: to Food Safety Team, Public Protection, Civic Centre, Stockwell Close, Bromley BR1 3UH.