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) £60 up to 3 visits by the pest controller and advice to prevent future infestations. 
Insects (ants, fleas, cockroaches etc.) £60 to cover a one-off visit and the cost of insecticides used. Please note: we do not treat woodworm beetles or bedbugs.
Bees and wasps £50

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

Commercial pest control services starts from £114 + VAT per hour, plus materials. 

Pigeon proofing 

We can fix proofing spikes can onto various types of pipes and windowsills to discourage roosting. 

Height restrictions apply. These spikes are also on sale from our pest controllers.  


To request a pest control service, please call 01253 478413 or 01253 477477

For other general pest control enquiries please telephone 01253 478361.

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.