Pest Control

Pest Control StandardThe Council’s Pest Control section can provide treatments to control rats, mice, cockroaches and bedbugs. Some of these services will be chargeable.


  • Rats - Free to dwellings, or a garden which serves one dwelling
  • Fleas - £60 for a maximum of two visits
  • Bedbugs - £55 in addition to the insect identification charge (below), which always must be done first. The service is for a maximum of three treatment visits plus one further monitoring inspection.
  • Wasps - £60 for a maximum of two visits
  • Ants - £60 for indoor treatments, with a maximum of two visits
  • Insect identification charge - £45

Local Authority one-off work 

  • Non domestic premises treatments  - £90 per hour (+VAT) or £60 per half hour (+VAT)
  • Non domestic premises insect ID - £45 per hour (+VAT).
  • Drain CCTV survey £123 per hour (+VAT)  

Commercial and Local Authority contract rates

Apply directly to Pest Control section for a survey and a quote.

Compare our rates with our neighbouring authorities

For more information and services please download the customer charter or visit the British Pest Control Association website