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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.

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Pest problems we treat

We can treat problems with:

  • Rats/mice
  • Fleas
  • Cockroaches
  • 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 2024/25

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

Description of charge 2024/25 charges excl. VAT (£) 2024/25 charges incl. VAT (£)
Rodents (rats & mice) 83.33 100
Cockroaches 95.83 115
Bedbugs 262.50 315
Wasps/Hornets 70.83 85
Fleas 91.66 110
Call out fee (no treatment possible) 33.33 40

Reduced fees and charges 2024/25

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

Description of charge 2024/25 charges excl. VAT (£) 2024/25 charges incl. VAT (£)
Rodents (rats & mice) 41.66 50
Cockroaches 48.33 58
Wasps/hornets 35.83 43
Other public health significant pests (fleas) 45.83 55
Bedbugs 131.66 158
Call out fee (no treatment possible) 16.66 20


Page last reviewed: 5 October 2020