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Pest control

Gosport Borough Council offers a pest control service for the eradication of rodent and certain insect infestations.

 

How much does it cost?

Fees & Charges 2017/18

 

Fleas, Bed bugs + unknown infestations

£30 to visit and quote

 

All other insects (including wasps) that we treat

£70

 

Rodents

£60

 

1.  Domestic premises are inclusive of VAT

2.  For Persons in Receipt of one or more of the following benefits the treatment is free of charge:

  • Income-based Jobseeker's Allowance
  • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Income Support
  • Pension Credit (Guarantee)
  • Universal Credit (maximum award)

 

The Service

Domestic Premises: Book a Treatment

  • Contact Environmental Health on 02392 545609.
  • At the time of booking, you will be requested to make payment over the phone, so please have your means of payment to hand.  If you are unable to make a card payment, please inform the call operative who will discuss other options with you.
  • Our appointments are weekdays AM (08:00-12:30) and PM (12:30-17:00), we are unable to book specific times.
  • For rodent treatments payment includes up to three treatments, subsequent appointments will be made as necessary by the Pest Control Operative at the time of the first visit.
  • Insect infestations eg wasps, fleas or carpet beetles can be treated but this is a chargeable service. A charge will be made before treatment unless you are on job seekers allowance or income/pension support. If this is the case please tell our agent when phoning to book an appointment. We will need proof of benefits.
  • Our pest control officer will visit between 08.30 and 16:00 although appointments will be made for am (08.30 - 12:00) or pm (12:30 - 16:00) only. We are unable to provide timed or weekend appointments
  • We are unable to provide a service for pigeons, squirrels, foxes and bees. If you are being effected by a swarm of honey bees, you can contact the British Bee Keepers Association External Hyperlink via their website www.bbka.org.uk External Hyperlink or telephone on 0871 811 2282, where you can obtain details of a bee collector in your area. Opening hours are Mon - Fri 09:00 to 17:00. The local beekeeper for the Gosport area is Tony King who is contactable on 02393 115650. Alternatively, you can visit Fareham and District Beekeepers Association  External Hyperlink at www.fdbka.co.uk External Hyperlink.
  • Under the Prevention of Damage by Pests 1949, we have powers to ensure landowners keep their properties free from rats and mice or items that may provide harbour for them. If you have a complaint about this please contact us.

Commercial properties

We provide a chargeable pest control service for commercial premises. This will be charged per hour plus materials. If you are interested in a pest control contract please contact us on 02392n 545609.

Helping yourself

  • If you feed wild animals and birds in your garden, remember the food may also attract rodents to the area. We suggest that you put the food in sturdy, pest proof containers above the ground and clear fallen debris from the ground regularly
  • Rats are well known inhabitants of the foul water sewerage system, so please ensure you maintain any pipe work for which you are responsible.
     
Further information is available about:
If you would like to use this service please telephone us on 02392 545609 or email ehs@gosport.gov.uk.
 
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