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Our local London pest control experts work throughout the Stratford area and are BPCA (British Pest Control Association) certified. Their professional knowledge, expertise and experience help them to quickly identify where pests hide and the most effective methods of eliminating them from your property. They are also proficient in treating any kind of pest infestation however large or small, from bed bugs and cockroaches to mice, rats and pigeons, within confined and often complex urban locations with discretion and speed. Our surveyors and technicians deliver quality service with compassion and appreciation of the nuisance and distress having pests can cause you.
Stratford sits in the Borough of Newham, East London and grew into a suburb in the late 19th century with the introduction of railway, which has left a legacy of classic Victorian terraced houses in tree-lined side roads. Many of which sit in an area called ‘Stratford Village’ clustered around the open spaces and formal gardens of West Ham Park. The River Lea and network of Bow Back Rivers flow through Stratford providing open spaces and parks like Victoria Park, Victory Park and the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. This green corridor offers pests such as pigeons and urban gulls as well as vermin like rats and mice places to hide and harbourages in which to nest. Rodents will also make use of gardens, basements and lofts taking advantage of tight-knit Victorian terraced housing to move swiftly between properties.
Thousands of properties have been built across Stratford as part of the development and regeneration associated with the 2012 Olympics. Within the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park sits East Village, built originally to house athlete’s it is now 8,000 new homes. The International Quarter also on the Olympic Park has 330 new homes and offices with 3 acres of civic and open spaces. Pests have adapted to urban living in densely populated conurbation. Wherever people congregate so will parasite pests like fleas and bed bugs.
Westfield Stratford City is Europe’s largest urban shopping centre, attracting 47 million visitors in its first year alone. Catering for all these visitors and locals alike are a selection of hotels and a mix of over 70 restaurants, cafes, bistros and bars. As well as offering refreshments to locals and visitors such establishments can be a plentiful source of food scraps for mice, rats, pest birds and cockroaches. Spilt takeaways, dropped litter and unsecured bin bags waiting for collection are other potential food sources that will sustain rodents, cockroaches and pest birds in urban areas.