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Pest control fees - 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017

Pest control work

Domestic premises (all prices Inclusive of VAT unless otherwise stated)

Mouse control  £55
Rat control Free
Bedbugs £70
Cockroaches £60
Insect treatments (per treatment) £48
Flea treatment (respray) £24
Wasp nest – ground level £48
Wasp nest – two men (high level) £59
Squirrel/bird trapping £37 to establish trap plus £15 for each additional trap and £5 per visit thereafter
Test baiting £11
Missed appointment £11
Servicing Fly Units £55 + VAT / unit


Weep hole inserts (fitted) £4 (each)
9x9 inch air brick cover (fitted) Quote required based on hourly rate plus materials
9x4 inch air brick cover (fitted)

Quote required based on hourly rate plus materials

Commercial premises (all prices inclusive of VAT unless otherwise stated)

Wasp nest – ground level £53
Wasp nest –two men (high level) £63

Half price for each additional nest treated during the same visit.

All other work is based on labour charge of £49 per hour plus materials, plus other, plus VAT.

Drainage services (all prices inclusive of VAT unless otherwise stated)

Tenfoot gully clearance £49 (cash)
Drain clearance £49 each half hour

Drainage tests (all prices inclusive of VAT unless otherwise stated)

Smoke test for rat investigation in  - privately owned domestic property Free
                                                              - all other work / premises £98 per hour
Drain clearance default work £124 per hour
Service of notice (admin charge) (VAT exempt) £19 per notice    

Animal welfare - licences (all prices are VAT exempt unless otherwise stated)

Pet shops (annual) £120
Pet sitting service (annual) £52
Animal boarding establishments (annual) £126
Dog breeding establishments (annual) £151

Stray dogs

First offence - dog collected within 24hours £35
First offence - dog collected after 24 hours £35 plus £6/day kennel fee plus other
Second offence £55 plus £6/day kennel fee plus other

  • subsidised neutering is available by arrangement with the dog wardens.
  • microchipping is available for £7 at events organised by dog wardens and for £15 in your own home (VAT inclusive).

Microchipping default work

Attendance based on giving 24 hours notice £70
Attendance with warrant £110 plus additional costs if joiner required such as police attendance, vet attendance

Find out more about microchipping

Default works (board ups, alarms, clearouts)

  • KWL (net price)
  • £11 admin charge
  • officer time (as below)
  • VAT added onto total cost

Officer's time for default works

  • office hours - 2 hours at £15 per hour (total cost £30)
  • out of hours - 2 hours at £19 per hour (total cost £38)

Contaminated Land

  • search letter £55 net (£66 gross)
  • search report £120 (no VAT)

Contact us

To access the pest control services please telephone 01482 300 300 or text phone 01482 300 349.

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