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Safetraders disclaimer

South Tyneside Council cannot "approve" or "recommend" any business on the Safetrader list but what it can do is provide a scheme to remove some of the pitfalls for residents using services from unknown traders in their homes.


About the scheme

How to join the scheme and who to contact if something goes wrong.


Join the scheme

Information about how to join the scheme and membership.


Building trade

Find out about the different types of traders in South Tyneside.


Motor trade

Bodywork, car sales and servicing and repairs.



Landscaping, fencing and maintenance services.


Household and domestic

Painters and decorators, cleaners, computer repairs and general handymen.


Pest control

Services to eradicate rats, mice and common insect pests, such as wasps.