Pests and infestation

Pests in a private home

If you have problems with pests you can arrange for a private pest control company to visit you, or you can treat the problem yourself.

Get pest control advice from the British Pest Control Association (external website)

Pests in a council housing property

In some cases, we may be able to treat the problem if you are a council housing tenant.

Report a pest control problem in a council house

Pests in public places

If you are concerned about pests in a public place, please let us know.

Report a pest control problem in a public place


It is illegal to intentionally injure or kill a seagull, or damage or destroy an active nest. However, there are some things you can do to discourage seagulls from nesting.

Get advice on gull deterrents from the RSPCA (external website)