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Pest control

Due to the current Covid-19 national emergency the routine pest control service has been suspended until further notice. We are unable to make any pest control bookings. 

 

If you need to make an enquiry, report a severe infestation, or require specific advice on pests, please email EnvironmentalHealth@walsall.gov.uk

 

Domestic pest control services

We are currently only responding to emergency pest call-outs to deal with severe infestations of rats and cockroaches.

There are charges for domestic pest control treatments.  Details can be found on our Fees and Charges web page.

 

Pest control service for commercial premises

We are currently only responding to emergency pest call-outs to deal with severe infestations of rats and cockroaches.
Details of the charging scheme for commercial pest control treatments can be found on our Fees and Charges web page. 


Sightings of rats

Where a severe infestation of rats is sighted on public land, we aim to ensure the rats are destroyed.  Please email us, and provide as much information as possible about the location of any sightings.


Food businesses

If you are a business that produces, serves or sells food and you believe you have an infestation of pests you should close the premises immediately and contact us.

If you are a customer of a food premises and believe there is a problem with a pest infestation, please report this to us.

 

Further information

As a result of the current Covid-19 national emergency, Walsall Council may not be able to provide the service you require and you may need to look for an external contractor.  The following trade organisations have a code of conduct which their members should adhere to when dealing with customers.  These organisations may be able to help you to find a contractor, or assist if any disputes arise:

 

  • National Pest Technicians Association (NPTA)
  • British Pest Control Association (BPCA)

Contact us

If you need further advice, please contact us on the email address below:
Environmental Health
Civic Centre
Darwall Street
Walsall
WS1 1TP
Email: environmentalhealth@walsall.gov.uk