Pest Control In High Wycombe
PEST UK (High Wycombe, Beaconsfield & Marlow)
134-136, Lane End Road
Phone: 01494 809500
Haydn Philips is the pest control technician in charge of the Pest Control High Wycombe branch of PEST UK
High Wycombe is a large town in Buckinghamshire (South Bucks). This town was formerly called Chepping Wycombe or Chipping Wycombe until 1946. In the 2001 census the town had a population of 92300. High Wycombe is an Industrial and market town. A market has been held in the town since the Middle Ages. High Wycombe was a mill town in Medieval and Tudor times manufacturing lace and linen. There was a paper industry present in the 17th and 18th century in High Wycombe. The River Wye is rich in chalk which made it ideal for paper bleaching. The most famous industry was the manufacturing of furniture.
In the 1920’s many of the towns slums were cleared. Some areas (Newlands was one) were considered unfit for human habitation with sewage running down the streets. From 1940 to 1968 High Wycombe was the centre for the RAF Bomber Command and from 1942 to 1945 the U.S. Army Air force 8th Bomber Command was based at a former Girl’s School. In the 1960’s the town centre was re developed.
High Wycombe comprises of a number of suburbs: Booker, Bowerdean, Castlefield, Cressex, Daws Hill, Green Street, Holmers Farm, Micklefield, Sands, Terriers, Totteridge and Wycombe Marsh as well as some nearby villages:Downley, Hazelmere and Tyler's Green.
Although situated in one of the most affluent parts of the country, High Wycombe contains some considerably deprived areas. In 2007, a survey ranked the Wycombe district as the 4th dirtiest in the South East and the 26th dirtiest in the whole of England. The survey found litter on 28.5% of streets and highways. The town is undergoing major redevelopment, including development of the town's existing shopping centre, completion of the new Eden Shopping Centre.
The population is made up from many ethnic groups the largest of which is Asian with 16% of the population.
Politics: The High Wycombe constituency is Conservative.
Education: Buckinghamshire is one of the few counties that still has a Grammar School system which includes the 11 plus exam. There is a mix of public and primary schools and a University based in High Wycombe.
Transport: The nearest motorway is the M40. High Wycombe has a bus station with routes to nearby towns and villages. There is only one railway station linking Marylebone and Birmingham Snow Hill.
Pest Control in High Wycombe: PEST UK has large pest control contract base in High Wycombe. These include The Wycombe Swan & Blow Plast as well as dozens of smaller pest control contract customers including restaurants, take aways, shops, hotels, blocks of flats, residential homes, schools and many more. High Wycombe has a river and a railway running through the centre of the town. These two factors produce their own pest control problems as both the river and the railway provide food and shelter as well as a travel route for rats, mice, squirrels and some insect pests. As well as the pest control contracts and the pest control issues with the river and railway PEST UK carries out a wide range of pest control in the High Wycombe area including Glis Glis, wasp nests, bees, hornets, bed bugs, beetles, cluster flies, fleas, cockroaches, rats, ants, mice, squirrels, rabbits, foxes and other pests. The High Wycombe Council Pest Control Department use an cleaning company that branched out into pest control but are based in Devon. They are called SDK Pest Control or Dial a Pest and there have been problems. PEST UK offer, what we believe a far superior service which in some cases is a lot cheaper!
Please click on the menu bar to the left to see the wide range of pests we deal with. We handle the more common pests right through to the more 'local' pest in South Bucks, the Glis Glis !
Rats - You may see rats
during daylight hours
but they prefer to
operate at night.
Ants - Worker ants will frequently enter dwellings foraging for food, particularly sweet substances.
Cockroaches - Cockroaches are mainly nocturnal so they are more likely to be seen at night.
Squirrels - The most common complaint about Squirrels is when they take residence in a loft space.
Mice - You may see, hear or smell a mouse problem or see other evidence such as burrowing in insulation or soil.
Wasps - Wasps are aggressive and will sting readily if they think the nest is in danger.