Pest Control

Jennifer Tiplady made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Scarborough Borough Council

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Jennifer Tiplady

Dear Scarborough Borough Council,

Can you please provide a copy of your Pest control contract, the
cost for the services provided and the renewal date.

Yours faithfully,

Jennifer Tiplady

Steve Reynolds, Scarborough Borough Council

1 Atodiad

Hello Jennifer

Thank you for your recent request which has been dealt with under the
Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA). You requested the following

In relation to contracts, I assume you were seeking a copy of a generic
contract. We do not provide contracts as such for ad hoc services but
we do have contracts with farms and similar premises. Please find a
generic copy attached.

In relation to charges these are as set out below:

Rats £32 (for up to 3 visits)

Mice £55 (for up to 4 visits)

Wasps/Bees (per nest) £37 (for nests in chimneys and/or two men are
required) £55 per additional nest treated at the same time £15

Fleas £63 (per treatment)

Bed Bugs £63 (per treatment)

Ants/other crawling/flying insect £47 (per treatment)

Squirrels in houses £55 (for up to 5 visits)

Visits to give advice £15
(Charge will be waived if chargeable treatment subsequently undertaken
as a result of the visit)

Other pests Charged on a cost basis (min one hour then per ½ hour)

Seagull spikes £9

Finally, in relation to renewal date, this will depend on when the
contract is issued - they normally operate for 12 months.

If you are unhappy with the service you have received in relation to
your request and wish to make a complaint or request a review of our
decision, you should write to David Kitson, Senior Solicitor, Legal and
Support Services, Town Hall, St Nicholas Street, Scarborough, North
Yorkshire, YO11 2HG or email [email address].

If you are not content with the outcome your complaint, you may apply
directly to the Information Commissioner for a decision. Generally, the
Information Commissioner’s Office cannot make a decision unless you
have exhausted the complaints procedure provided by Scarborough Borough
Council. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at: The
Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane,
Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF. Tel: 01625 545745 Fax: 01625 524510 Web:

If you need any further assistance in this matter please contact me at
this office.

Steve Reynolds
Environment Manager
Environmental Services
Scarborough Borough Council
tel: 01723 383171
[email address]

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