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Service update

Due to new national lockdown, the pest control service will be available on an advice basis only and visits will not be undertaken at this time.


Blackpool Council provides a pest control service for domestic properties and commercial customers.

Domestic pest control

Pest control service charges
Type of pest Charge 
Rodents (rats and mice)

£85 up to 3 visits by the pest controller for a 3 bedroom house, advice to prevent future infestations. 

An additional £10 per bedroom will be charged for larger properties.

Insects (ants, fleas, cockroaches etc.)

£65 to cover a one-off for a 3 bedroom house visit and the cost of insecticides used. Please note: we do not treat woodworm beetles or bedbugs.

An additional £7.50 per bedroom will be charged for larger properties.

Bees and wasps £55

All our staff have been risk assessed to enter properties. However, if you or a member of your household has had or currently has symptoms of COVID-19 we will not attend.  Also if anyone is isolating we are unable to attend.

Customers will be required to maintain social distancing of minimum 1 m away from our staff whilst they are in your premises.

On arrival if the pest control officer decides he doesn't need to carry out a treatment and only needs to offer advice, then we will charge £20.

We will then refund the rest of the fee you paid

A £10 discount is available to pensioners and people of certain benefits.

Please note: All treatments are carried out on a pre-pay basis only

Commercial pest control

Please contact our commercial pest control team on 01253 476073 or 01253 477477 for more information.


To request a pest control service, please call 01253 476073 or 01253 477477

If the pest control officers are unavailable, please leave a brief message on the answering machine outlining your enquiry and they will get back to you on their return to the office.