Pest Control in Banbury
Banbury is a historic market town on the River Cherwell in Oxfordshire. Located 64 miles northwest of London and 22 miles north of Oxford, with a population of 46,853 as of 2011.
Banbury is a notable commercial and retail centre for the surrounding area of north Oxfordshire. The town is famed for Banbury cakes that are an oval shape, similar to Eccles cakes. The filling typically includes currants, mixed peel, brown sugar, rose water, rum, and nutmeg. Traditionally enjoyed with afternoon tea.
The name Banbury comes from ‘Banna’, a Saxon chieftain who supposedly built a stockade in the 6th century. The name appears as ‘Banesberie’ in the Domesday Book.
Banbury stands at the junction of 2 ancient roads- Salt Way, used as a bridle path primarily to transport salt; and Banbury Lane beginning near Northampton, which is followed closely followed by the modern road. The medieval prosperity of the area was from wool production.
Banbury had an important part in to play in the English Civil War, as a base for Oliver Cromwell. He reputedly planned the battle of Edge Hill in the back room of the Reindeer Inn, now known as the Ye Olde Reine Deer Inn. Banbury Castle, built in 1135, was manned by Royalist Soldiers, yet the towns inhabitants were Puritan. This castle was demolished after the war.
The Oxford Canal is a popular tourism location and pleasure boat travel for weekends and holidays can be completed along its length. This was previously the main trade artery between London and the Midlands.
Banbury Station is served by Chiltern Railway services to Warwick and Birmingham. Both provide services to London Marylebone via the Chiltern Main Line. Services are also provided by Great Western Railway to Oxford, Reading and London Paddington. Services to other areas of the country are served by CrossCountry (XC Trains Ltd) to Reading, Southampton and to Basingstoke and north to Manchester Piccadilly and to Newcastle.
Stagecoach in Oxfordshire has bus services within the town and linking it with Brackley, chipping Norton and Oxford. National Express have regular services to and from major UK towns and cities that stop at Banbury.
The A422 at Hennef Way was upgraded to a dual carriageway to help ease traffic and provide links to the M40 from North Banbury and the town centre.
There are several sporting clubs, notably Banbury United football club. Other sports in the area include cricket clubs, rugby, canoeing, golf, running and triathlon. these are run for a variety of ages and range from national to amateur divisions.
Banbury United F.C. was originally formed as Spencer Villa in 1931 with home matches played at Middleton Road, the name was changed in 1934 to Banbury Spencer and they team moved to the Spencer Stadium as well.
Some of the pests we deal with:
|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.|