Pest Control

Questions


I have a problem with foxes in my garden. Can you help?

The Council does not deal with foxes but for further information/advice on foxes and how to deter them from your property you could visit the Fox Project website at foxproject or telephone their helpline 01892 826222 (standard call rate).  Alternatively you may be able to purchase deterrent products from a garden centre or DIY store.


Back to Questions

I have a problem with wasps, can you help?

We are now offering treatment for wasps for which there is a charge-  Further information on charges etc.  

There is a concessionary rate available for those who are on one of the qualifying benefits. If you would like our Pest Control Officer to visit, email us (including your name and address) at mailto:environmentalhealth@castlepoint.gov.uk or telephone us on 01268 882200 or write to or visit the Environmental Health Services at the Council Offices, Kiln Road, Thundersley, Benfleet, SS7 1TF.


Back to Questions

I think I have rats / mice / bedbugs / cockroaches / fleas in my house.

The Environmental Health Services offers treatment for a number of pests.

We treat for the following pests at a charge: Mice, Rats, Fleas, Wasps,  Bedbugs and Cockroaches. Further information on charges etc.  Advice can be given on the treatment of some other pests/insects.

For all pests for which a charge is made, a concessionary rate is available for those who are on one of the qualifying benefits. If you would like our Pest Control Officer to visit, email us (including your name and address) at mailto:environmentalhealth@castlepoint.gov.uk or telephone us on 01268 882200 or write to or visit the Environmental Health Services at the Council Offices, Kiln Road, Thundersley, Benfleet, SS7 1TF.

Please Note: We do not carry out treatments for any other pests (e.g. squirrels, ants, pigeons) and we do not treat for pests in food premises. In these situations you should contact a private pest control company using, for instance, the Yellow Pages.


Back to Questions