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Pest Treatments

Chiltern District Council provides a pest control service to households through our contractor 'Dial A Pest' (part of SDK Environmental Limited).

Visit Dial A Pest to make a booking online.  Alternatively call 01494 732054 (09:00 to 17:00, seven days a week). Please advise them you are a resident of Chiltern District Council.

The Dial A Pest  website provides fact sheets on the most common pests. Details of the treatments can be found in our pdf icon Pest Control Policy [139kb].

No service is provided to business premises.


PestsPrice (inc. VAT)
Glis glis* and squirrels£84
Wasps**£39 (per nest)
Cockroaches, bed bugs, fleas, ants, flies£68
Honey Bees***No service

Payment for treatments is normally collected by debit or credit card when you make your booking and it is confirmed.

  • You have the right to cancel and obtain a full refund at any time up to commencement of the treatment.
  • You must accept our contractor's treatment Dial A Pest terms and conditions before any work can take place.

Those in receipt of income related benefit and/or disability benefit are eligible for a free treatment for pests of public health significance****.  The income related benefits being Income Support, Income based Job Seekers Allowance, Housing Benefit, Local Council Tax Reduction Scheme, Disabled Persons Tax Credit, Pension Guarantee Credit and Universal Credit. Evidence of registered disabled will be: Disability Living Allowance, Personal Independence Payments; Attendance Allowance; Employment and Support Allowance; Incapacity Benefit; Armed Forces Independence Payment and Severe Disablement Allowance.  The person registered disabled must be the home owner/occupier rather than receiving it on behalf of a child.  You will be required to show proof of benefit and a utility bill to confirm your address to the pest technicians when they call.

* Includes 5 collections of Glis per cage over a six week period. After the 5th collection an additional collection charge will be made at £15/cage or a new contract for five collections can be entered into. A returnable cage deposit of £35 is required per treatment.

** The Council is reluctant to respond to calls for suspected Common Wasps before June because a large percentage of such calls turn out to be for mason bees. Treatment is not carried for mason bees, however there will still be call out charge.

*** See the British Beekeepers Association - Do you have a swarm? . Here you can learn how to identify a honey bee swarm and contact a local beekeeper to collect the swarm. Please note that local beekeepers will only collect a swarm of honey bees.

**** Public health significant pests - rats, mice, cockroaches, bed bugs, fleas.