Refuse Collections

We have now collected the outstanding waste from all areas except half of Read and Simonstone. These areas will be collected this Friday and it will be blue week for recycling.

Pest Control

Reporting a Pest Control Issue

To report a pest control issue, you will need to book an appointment through the Contact Centre on 01200 425111.

We are only able to accept credit/debit card payments over the telephone between 9am and 4.30pm on weekdays.

If you are unsure about the type of pest you may have, an advice visit can be arranged for which there is a £44 charge.

We will treat:
• Rats (inside or outside)
• Mice (in the home)
• Ants (in the home)
• Fleas
• Bed bugs
• Cockroaches
• Wasps


We do not treat or move bees. If your enquiry is about bees please contact The British Beekeepers Association on 0871 362 0138 or

Fees and Charges

Fleas, wasps and ants

  • For each visit during working hours - £44.00
  • For each additional nest treated on same visit - No charge

If you make an appointment and are not in when we visit, a charge will still be made (unless you cancelled your appointment in advance).

Cockroaches and bedbugs

Cockroaches and bedbugs are free of charge. 

Rodents (Rats and mice)

  • Domestic rodent control - £44.00 for 3 consecutive visits
  • Missed appointment - £44.00
  • Call out for advice - £44.00

Commercial rodent control treatment inc VAT

  • Single treatment charge - £50.00 per hour plus materials (minimum charge 1 hour)
  • Annual contract - £36.10 per month

Please note that no refunds will be given.


Morning visits take place Tuesday to Friday. We cannot give a specific appointment time. To request a visit contact 01200 425111.

What to do before your pest control visit

  • Prior to the pest control visit, any affected areas should be cleared of furniture, vacuumed and made accessible.
  • In the case of rented accommodation, tenants and landlords should tell one another before a visit.

Treating the pests

  • Due to the nature of the treatment used, it can take up to 14 days from the first treatment to get rid of  rats or mice
  • Its difficult to give a definite length of time for treatment as the nature of the work means that some jobs may take longer than others 
  • Repeat visits may be required to fully treat the pest.

Terms and Conditions

Our terms and conditions are:

  • Payment must be made in full at the time of booking.
  • Treatments will not be made without payment.
  • Refunds are not payable when a visit or treatment has been made.
  • Should you cancel within 14 days of booking the treatment you will receive a full refund.
  • Should you cancel outside of 14 days of booking no refund will be made.
  • Customers must comply with safety instructions given and ensure that there  adequate access as discussed at the time of booking .


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