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Environmental Health

Control of pests

What pests we will control and how much it will cost.

We provide free advice on dealing with any pests in and around the home. If you want pests treated by the Council the following options and fees apply:

  • £48.00 for the control of mice and rats (2 visits).
  • Additional visit for rats and mice within 6 weeks of treatment will be charged at a reduced rate of £22.00
  • Common ants and other insects: £48.00
  • Wasps: £48.00, with a charge of £26.75 for an additional treatment and a maximum charge for 1 Visit is £76.00
  • All home visits regardless of whether treatment is carried out a charge of £48.00 will be made.

Other types of insects which are not part of the pest control contract incur a contractor's charge plus a 10% administration fee.

You may wish to note there are a number of measures that you can take to deter pests. For more information please refer to the advice sheets produced by Animal Aid.

Book and pay for pest control

We do not provide a service to commercial premises who should make their own arrangements for pest control monitoring and treatment.

How long it will take to deal with your request

Our Contractor, ORBIS Protect Ltd will contact you to arrange an appointment date and time:

For Rats & Mice they will contact you within 1 working day & treatment will be carried out within 5 working days.

For all other pests they will contact you within 2 working day & treatment will be carried out within 5 working days


Advice on other insects, animals and birds:

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