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We use a council appointed pest control contractor to provide a pest control service to residents. The service covers:

  • bedbugs
  • cockroaches
  • fleas
  • mice (inside the home)
  • rats (within the boundary of your home and garden)
  • squirrels
  • wasps (nests below gutter level).

Book a pest control treatment

Treatments are for domestic premises and by appointment only for a morning or afternoon slot between 8am and 5pm, Monday to Friday.

See our pest control fees and charges

Book online with DialAPest

To book a reduced fee appointment online, written proof of entitlement is required before any discount can be applied. Please send an email with your name, postcode, contact telephone number and proof of benefits to

SDK Environmental can only accept JPEG or PDF versions of proof as attachments to the email. Once received, SDK will contact you to book a treatment. Alternatively you can request a call back via the Dialapest website, or phone 01483 755 855 and select option 4.

Pest advice

If you need help identifying or treating a pest, please bring in a specimen in an airtight container, together with your contact details. Email us for more details.


For advice on species outside the scope of our domestic pest control service such as ants or bats, please download our pest advice guide.

View guidance for pests that we treat 

View guidance for pests that we do not treat 

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