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If you're hoping for an ice cream in the sun in Harrow, you may want to check how clean the van is first

Thinking of grabbing some 99 Flakes for the family? Check out our food hygiene rating round-up first

Come rain or shine, if the familiar sounds of the ice cream van chime in your street, it's hard to resist a good old-fashioned '99' cone, a childhood favorite 'screwball' or maybe an ice lolly in a wrapper.

But have you ever given much thought to how clean your neighbourhood 'Mr Whippy' van is?

We've put your local ice cream vans in Harrow under the microscope, using Food Standards Agency (FSA) ratings to find out just how clean the sweet-treat pit stop is.

We reveal how clean Harrow ice cream vans are(Image: PA)

Generally, the borough scored highly for cleanliness, but one ice cream van scored a disappointing one out of five.

It was deemed to require 'major improvement' - find out below which ice cream seller it was.

Notarianni Ice Cream

Address: Private Pinner address, registered with Harrow local authority , HA5

Hygiene rating: 5/5, very good

Date of last inspection: November 24, 2014

Iber's Ices

Address: Carmelite Road, Wealdstone

Hygiene rating: 4/5, good

Date of last inspection: March 16, 2016

Ice Cream Van

Address: Private Wealdstone address, registered with Harrow local authority, HA3

Hygiene rating: 4/5, good

Date of last inspection: July 20, 2016

Mmm, a 99 Flake with strawberry sauce? Yes please!(Image: Birmingham Mail)

Supersoft Ice Cream

Address: Private Edgware address, registered with Harrow local authority, HA8

Hygiene rating: 4/5, good

Date of last inspection: February 13, 2017

Ice Cream Van

Address: Private Harrow address, registered with Harrow local authority, HA1

Hygiene rating: 3/5, generally satisfactory

Date of last inspection: May 6, 2015

N Ice & Sweet

Address: Private Stanmore address, registered with Harrow local authority, HA7

Hygiene rating: 3/5, generally satisfactory

Date of last inspection: November 28, 2016

Four Seasons Ice Cream

Address: Private address, registered with Harrow local authority, HA2

Hygiene rating: 1/5, major improvement necessary

Date of last inspection: January 26, 2017

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