'Major Improvement Needed' For Garratt Lane Convenience Store

'Poor' hygiene rating for Millennium Food & Wine

Millennium Food & Wine on Garratt Lane has been awarded a Food Hygiene rating of 1 by Wandsworth Council's food hygiene inspectors. A score of 1 means that major improvment is necessary.

The Food Hygiene Rating Scheme allows the public to see the results of food hygiene inspections as a rating from 0 to 5. A zero rating means that urgent improvement is necessary, while a 5 indicates standards are very good. Rating certificates and window stickers are sent out to businesses after assessment.

Millennium Food & Wine

Millennium Food & Wine On Garratt Lane (Image: Google Streetview)

Millennium Food & Wine, which is at 459 Garratt Lane, ranked as 'poor' for both 'Food Hygiene and Safety' (which covers how food is handled and stored) and 'Structural Compliance' (which includes general cleanliness of buildings). The shopscored 'little' for 'Confidence in Management'. Confidence in Management indicates how a business manages and records what it does to make sure food is safe.

Scores on the Doors collates information on local food hygiene ratings according to the Food Standards Agency codes of practice and provided by local authorities. Wandsworth Council inspects most of the 2,132 food premises in Wandsworth each year - the aim as stated on the council website is to 'to ensure that food sold to the public is safe to consume' and the borough currently has results for 2,097 premises.

June 8, 2016