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 City 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.
  • For rats and mice all 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 2023/24

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

Description of charge 2023/24 charges excl. VAT (£) 2023/24 charges incl. VAT (£)
Rodents (rats & mice) 75 90
Cockroaches/Tropical ants 85 102
Bedbugs 179.17 215
Wasps/Hornets 62.5 75
Fleas 79.17 95
Call out fee (no treatment possible) 26.67 32

Reduced fees and charges 2023/24

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

Description of charge 2023/24 charges excl. VAT (£) 2023/24 charges incl. VAT (£)
Rodents (rats & mice) 37.5 45
Cockroaches 38.63 51
Wasps/hornets 28.75 37.50
Other public health significant pests (tropical ants, fleas) 36.05 47.50
Bedbugs 89.50 107.50
Call out fee (no treatment possible) 12.02 16.00


Page last reviewed: 5 October 2020