Pest control

The Environmental Health Team employ professional Pest Control Officers to help you with the treatment or rats and mice which may be a risk to public health or food safety. We also offer the treatment of wasp nests.


Please note for customers in Annandale & Eskdale all pest control visits will be on Wednesdays. All appointments for customers in Nithsdale will be on Fridays.


There is a one-off payment of £70.42 (including VAT) for rat or mice treatment which also covers a follow-up visit if required. The cost for wasp treatment is £49.08 for a one-off visit.

Payment is taken in advance of a visit. The charge is not refundable.

Wheatley Homes South tenants please contact the Wheatley Homes South Contact Centre on 0800 011 3447 who will then arrange a pest control visit for you. Please advise your Contact Centre the following:

  • Full Name
  • Full Address
  • Phone number & Email address
  • The type of Pest, Rats, Mice or Wasps
  • Are there children and pets in the property.
  • The location of the Pest.  

Any internal enquires should be emailed to so an internal charge can be arranged.

If you have seen rats or mice in an open public space or would like some pest control advice, please contact our pest control team via email at and an officer will respond as soon as availability allows.

How to book

Book a Pest Control treatment

Please note: All customers in the region will have their information passed onto a third-party contractor for all pest control treatments.

Other information


You can visit the Scottish Beekeepers Association website for guidance on dealing with a swarm of honey bees on your property. 

Page last updated: 04/07/2024
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