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Pest Control: Ashford Borough Council

Pest Control

Ashford Borough Council no longer provides a pest control service. Please read our FAQs for more information

For information regarding foxes please visit the Fox Project website.

Concerns regarding protection or enhancement of wildlife please contact Natural England on 0845 600 3078 or contact DEFRA on 08459 33 55 77.

Questions or concerns regarding honey bees can be referred to the Kent Bee Keepers Association.


Pest control services FAQs:

Do have to pay for pest control services?

Yes, residents will need to source their own means of pest control.

Who should I contact if I have a pest problem?

If you would like to use a private pest control company, we recommend you find an accredited company using one of the following links:



Residents should shop around to find their preferred supplier and at a rate that suits them, or purchase pest control supplies from their local DIY store.

Information leaflets

Black Ants [pdf] 228KB

Bed Bugs [pdf] 277KB

Cockroaches [pdf] 317KB

Fleas[pdf] 279KB

House Mouse basic information [pdf] 149KB

House flies [pdf] 284KB

Rat basic information [pdf] 156KB

Wasps [pdf] 260KB


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