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Pest Control In Swindon

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110 Croft Road
Old Town

Swindon, Wiltshire
SN1 4DT

01793 781482

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Swindon is a large town in Wiltshire. With Bristol 35 miles to the West and Reading to the East the same distance.
The town development act of 1952 led to a major increase in the population.

History

The original Anglo-Saxon settlement sat atop a limestone hill and is referred to in the Domesday Book as Suindune, deriving from the Old English for swine and hill.
After the Norman Conquest, Swindon was given to Wadard a knight in the service of the brother of King William the Conqueror.
Swindon was a small market town mainly for barter trade until about 1848. The area is on top of the hill now known as Old Town.
The Industrial Revolution caused the acceleration of population growth in Swindon, starting with the construction of the Wilts and Berks Canal in 1810 and then the North Wilts Canal in 1819. These canals brought trade to the area.

Economy

Employers in the area include Honda, with a car production plant at the former VickersArmstrong supermarine aircraft factory.
BMW/Mini at the former Pressed Steel Fisher in Stratton.
Dolby Labs have had their European base of operations for manufacturing, marketing and sales in the county since 1993.
WH Smith’s have their headquarters  and distribution centre in Swindon on Greenbridge Road. Intel have their European head office on the south side of town and the head office of the National Trust are located here as well.

Transport

The town is at the junction of two Roman roads and has developed over the centuries into a transport hub. Having two junctions of the M4 motorway (15 and 16), and is on the Great Western Railway and on the Wilts and Berks and Nort Wilts canals routes. Swindon railway station opened in 1842 as Swindon Junction, where until 1895 every train stopped for on average 10 minutes to change locomotives.

Buses are provided by Thamesdown and Stagecoach. Swindon has a large roundabout called the Magic Roundabout. There are five smaller roundabouts and at the centre a sixth. Traffic around the smaller roundabouts flows in the usual clockwise fashion, however upon approaching the middle, larger roundabout travel is anticlockwise.

Sport

Swindon Town F.C play at the County Ground near the town centre. They have been Football League members since joining the Third Division in 1920. They won their only major trophy to date, The Football League cup against Arsenal in in 1969, winning 3-1.
Swindon Supermarine F.C. are a non league club playing in Southern League Division South & West.
The Link Centre in West Swindon is home to The Swindon Wildcats who play in the secondtier English Premier Ice Hockey League.

Swindon Robins are a speedway team. They compete in the top national division, the SGB Premiership, and were champions in the 2017 season. The team has operated at the Abbey Stadium in Blunsdon since 1949.

Some of the pests we deal with:
RatsYou may see rats during daylight hours but they prefer to operate at night.
AntsWorker ants will frequently enter dwellings foraging for food, particularly sweet substances.
CockroachesCockroaches are mainly nocturnal so they are more likely to be seen at night.
SquirrelsThe most common complaint about Squirrels is when they take residence in a loft space.
MiceYou may see, hear or smell a mouse problem or see other evidence such as burrowing in insulation or soil.
WaspsWasps are aggressive and will sting readily if they think the nest is in danger.

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