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Which? Local helps take the headache out of your decision

It's difficult to know where to start when looking for a local business. Whether you're looking for a garage, a restaurant, vet, or aerial installer - you want to find the best service that suit your needs. That's where personal recommendations come in very handy.

Reviews are made by Which? members and checked by our team of Which? Local moderators. Our team check that businesses aren't recommending themselves! – that's the Which? Local difference! In additon, Which? Local lists businesses that have been vetted by Trading Standards 'Buy With Confidence' scheme.

At Which? Local you'll find:

  • Over 135,000 moderated reviews for local business to help you make informed choices
  • A trusted community of like-minded consumers
  • Handy advice and tips from Which? Local recommended tradespeople
  • A forum to discuss related topics and share ideas

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The reviews

Which? Local is a recommendations website - which means that only businesses who've been recommended by a real customer will be listed on the site. A business' first review must therefore receive a rating of 3 or more for it to be classified as a recommendation.
Which? members usually submit recommendations and reviews for local businesses by logging in to Which? Local or completing a quick review form.

Advice and tips

We publish useful advice and tips regualrly. We ask expert traders such as locksmiths and bathroom fitters to share their expertise on popular topics. Read our latest articles and follow the Which? Local Twitter page.

The forum

The Which? Local forums have become a popular place where Which? members can discuss related Which? Local topics. From questions about which plants to plant in North facing gardens to how to stop a washing machine from smelling! The thriving Which? Local community discuss and help each other on a range of everyday issues.