Pest control service

We provide professional pest control services, carried out by qualified and experienced operatives for domestic premises only. This does not include commercial premises or communal areas/gardens.  Our service is provided by SDK Environmental Ltd, trading as Dial a Pest.

We DO provide a pest control service for: We DO NOT provide a pest control service for:
✔️ Rats ❌ Bees
✔️ Mice ❌ Birds (including pigeons and gulls)
✔️ Fleas ❌ Foxes
✔️ Wasps ❌ Moles
✔️ Cluster flies ❌ Badgers
✔️ Carpet moths ❌ Spiders
✔️ Bed Bugs ❌ Bats
✔️ Cockroaches ❌ Squirrels
✔️ Pharoah ants  

Do you have a swarm of bees? 

If you have a swarm of bees sometimes a local bee keepers will collect them you can find more information on bees on the British Bee keeper Association's website there is also a search tool to locate a local Bee Keeper by postcode. 


Please be aware that during the summer there is a 2-3 week wait for this service, due to high demand.  We're sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.


Wasp nests

What Cost
Wasps' nests (additional nests at same time, +50% charge for each) £65
Wasps - advice visit or callout charge for missed appointments £35

Rodents - rats and mice

Rodent treatments are for a single domestic property, including immediate gardens and grounds, occupied by one family.

What Cost
Rats or mice treatment (normally up to three visits) £75
Rats or mice - advice visit or callout charge for missed appointments £40

Additional charges may be made if:

  • the property is occupied by more than one family
  • further visits are required
  • there are pets or livestock in affected outbuildings, stables or land.

Insects - fleas, bedbugs, moths etc

Treatments below are for up to a standard three bedroom house; additional rooms are charged at £17.50.

What Cost
Fleas £80
Bed bugs £80
Cockroaches £80
Cluster flies £110
Carpet moths £110
Pharoah ants - subject to survey -
Advice visits for insects or callout charge for missed appointments £40

Pay when you book

The charges must be paid before work is started.

After you have logged a pest control service request with the council someone will contact you to arrange an appointment. 

Payment can be taken at the time of booking the appointment. Operatives cannot carry cash so please have the exact payment ready if paying by cash when they call - thank you.

You may be entitled to a discount

If you receive any of the following income related benefits, you are entitled to a discount on charges:

  • Council Tax Support
  • Universal Credit
  • Employment and Support Allowance
  • Child Tax Credit

Pest control service request

Request a Pest Control Service

Please note charges are subject to change according to charges set by our contractor.

Alternatively, please contact the Environmental Health customer support team on 01483 523393 or by email  for further information and to book a treatment.

Page owner: Paul Shrimpton. Last updated: 06/12/2019 10:59

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