PEST CONTROL

For some District Council areas support is given for treatment of specific pests.  Please see below for the qualifying criteria for the support and which pests the service applies to.

If you are unsure which pest you are dealing with please take the advice of the pest control specialist before they visit.  Any resident calling out a contractor for a pest qualifying for free treatment that turn out to be something different which is chargeable will be expected to pay the contractors charges. You will see our six preferred contractors for all districts listed at the bottom of this page.

Bromsgrove District Council Pest Control

Free treatment for those in receipt of

• Employment & Support Allowance (ESA)
• Full Housing Benefit
• 80% Council Tax Support

Person requesting treatment will need to show proof of entitlement before treatment is undertaken.

Treatment available for the following pests only - Rats, Mice, Fleas, Bed Bugs, Cockroaches & Wasps Nests.

 

Redditch Borough Council Pest Control 

Free treatment for those in receipt of

• Employment & Support Allowance (ESA)
• Full Housing Benefit
• 80% Council Tax Support

Person requesting treatment will need to show proof of entitlement before treatment is undertaken.

Treatment available for the following pests only - Rats, Mice, Fleas, Bed Bugs, Cockroaches & Wasps Nests.

Note:  Free rat treatment is no longer available to all Redditch residents.  From 3rd April 2017, only those in receipt of qualifying benefits can receive a free treatment.

 

Wychavon District Council Pest Control

Free treatment for the following pests only is available to Wychavon residents on qualifying benefits - rats, mice, fleas, cockroaches, bedbugs and wasps. The qualifying benefits are: 

  • Income Support
    • Income Related Employment & Support Allowance
    • Job Seekers Allowance
    • Disability Allowance
    • Personal Independance Payment
    • Attendance Allowance
    • Housing Benefit (must be paid 100%)
    • Council Tax Benefit
    • Pension Guarantee Credits

The person requesting treatment will need to show proof of entitlement before treatment is undertaken.

 

Wyre Forest District Council Pest Control 

Free treatment for rats, mice, and cockroaches, is provided for residents on the following benefits: In addition residents on the following benefits are entitled to a 25% discount on flea and bedbug treatments. The remaining 75% cost of the treatment must be paid.

• Income Support
• Job Seekers Allowance
• Employment & Support Allowance
• Disability Allowance

Personal Independence Payment

• Attendance Allowance

• Housing Benefit, (must be paid 100%).
• Council Tax Benefit.

Universal Credit

Person requesting treatment will need to show proof of entitlement before treatment is undertaken. There is no longer a free treatment for wasps in Wyre Forest.

 

Malvern Hills & Worcester City Council areas

There is no service for pest control provided by Malvern Hills District Council or Worcester City Council. The contractors listed below cover all districts and will offer services to treat your pests but you should request detail of the applicable charges.

 

Pest Control Contractors

The following six companies are contracted to undertake the supported Pest Control work (free treatments) and also offer pest control services to those not eligible for free treatments and for other pests not listed (for a charge).  The contractor will advise on scale of charges where applicable.

Contractor:    Pest Express Limited

Bromsgrove & Redditch area 01527 810109

Malvern Hills area                     01684 882259

Worcester City area                  01905 402780

Wychavon area                          01386 306551

Wyre Forest area                      01299 393008

Freefone:                                    0800 542 6727

Email:             admin@pestexpress.com

Website:        http://www.pestexpress.com/

                     

Contractor:    Positive Environmental Limited

Telephone:    01527 535125 or 01905 852206

Email:           info@positive-environmental.co.uk

Website:        http://positive-pest-control.uk/Worcestershire.aspx

Contractor:    Kidderminster Pest Control                     

Telephone:    Phil Massey – 0800 1933 170 

Email:            kidderminsterpestcontrol@gmail.com

Website:        http://www.kidderminster-pestcontrol.co.uk/ 

 

Contractor:    AMES Group Ltd

Telephone:    0121 443 1111

Email:             info@amesgroup.co.uk

Website:        www.amesgroup.co.uk

 

Contractor:     Hinton Pest Control                                          

Telephone:     01386 41762

Email:            Info@hintonpestcontrol.co.uk

Website:         www.hintonpestcontrol.co.uk

 

Contractor:    Mitie Pest Control

Telephone:    0844 335 0330

Email:           mpc.info@mitie.com

Website:        www.mitie.com/pest-control

 

 

 

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