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Book a pest control visit

Domestic pest control customers

We provide our customers with professional and responsible solutions for their pest control problem.

Book a visit from one of our experienced pest control officers.

Pest problems we treat

We can treat problems with:

  • Rats/mice
  • Fleas
  • Cockroaches
  • Tropical ants
  • Wasps
  • Bedbugs

Why choose Colchester Borough Council's pest control service?

  • We have over 20 years of experience of delivering high-quality pest control services to businesses and residents in Colchester.
  • We carry out initial site inspections and after treatment, we will make recommendations on proofing, housekeeping, and other matters to help you maintain a pest-free environment.
  • All our work is guaranteed for a month after the last treatment.
  • As a local authority-based service, we are in a unique position to be able to influence the environment around us through our links with Environmental Health, Anglian Water, waste collection and parks services.
  • We provide a comprehensive range of treatments for a wide range of public health and nuisance pests.
  • Our in-house team of experienced pest control officers, who will offer long-term solutions wherever possible.

Fees and charges 2021/22

All treatments include a maximum of three visits. On completion, all work is guaranteed for one month.

Description of charge 2021/22 charges excl. VAT (£) 2021/22 charges incl. VAT (£)
Rodents (rats & mice) 60 72
Cockroaches/Tropical ants 75 90
Bedbugs 156.67 188
Wasps/Hornets 55.83 67
Fleas 70 84
Call out fee (no treatment possible) 23.33 28

Reduced fees and charges 2021/22

For those in receipt of a means-tested benefit or the free prescriptions element of universal credit.

Description of charge 2021/22 charges excl. VAT (£) 2021/22 charges incl. VAT (£)
Rodents (rats & mice) 30 36
Cockroaches 37.50 45
Bedbugs 75 90
Wasps/Hornets 27.92 33.50
Other public health significant pests (tropical ants, fleas) 35 42
Call out fee for wasps, ants, fleas, bedbugs (no treatment possible) 11.67 14


Page last reviewed: 5 October 2020