Colchester Detectives - Servicing Colchester and the South East for over 20 years

Colchester Detectives

  01206 209 489

95% Success Rate. 100% Legal.

We provide professional, efficient and legal private investigation services.

Colchester Detectives offer affordable and discreet solutions for individuals, companies and public sector organisations. Backed by an extensive UK network, Colchester Detectives serve Colchester and localities throughout the South East.

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  01206 209 489

95% Success Rate. 100% Legal.

We provide professional, efficient and legal private investigation services.

Colchester Detectives offer affordable and discreet solutions for individuals, companies and public sector organisations. Backed by an extensive UK network, Colchester Detectives serve Colchester and localities throughout the South East.

Open 9am - 8pm Mon to Sun

  • Listed in Your Local Yellow Pages
  • Members of the American Polygraph Association
  • Now Accepting All Popular Forms of Payment
  • Insured with HENSURE


  • 100% Confidentiality Guaranteed
  • APA Qualified Polygraph Examiners
  • Colchester's No.1 Detective Agency
  • Each Client Assigned a Case Manager
  • Excellent 1-2-1 Customer Service
  • Secure Online Portal
  • Best Rates Nationwide
  • Full UK Coverage
  • 157 Branches Nationwide
  • Established in 1999


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    Colchester Detectives experienced management team and highly skilled private investigators ensure that your case is carried out professionally and efficiently.

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About Colchester

Colchester Detectives have been operating in Colchester and the South East for almost 20 years.

  • During the siege of Colchester in the Civil War, a Royalist sniper known as One-Eyed Thompson sat in the belfry of the church of St Mary-at-the-Walls (Humpty Dumpty sat on the wall) and was given the nickname Humpty Dumpty.
  • Colchester is the largest town within the borough of Colchester in Essex, England.
  • At the time of the census in 2001 Colchester had a population of 104,390.
  • Colchester is the oldest recorded Roman town in Britain.
  • Colchester claims to be the oldest town in Britain.
  • Colchester was for a time the capital of Roman Britain and also claims to have the United Kingdom's oldest recorded market.
  • Colchester is 60 miles (97 km) northeast of London.
  • Colchester is connected to the capital by the A12 road and the Great Eastern Main Line.
  • Many of Colchester's parish churches date from this period.
  • In 1189, Colchester was granted its first royal charter by King Richard I (Richard the Lionheart.)
  • Colchester developed rapidly during the later fourteenth century as a centre of the woollen cloth industry, and became famous in many parts of Europe for its russets (fabrics of a grey-brown colour).
  • Colchester is noted for its Victorian architecture.
  • Since 2006, Colchester has been one of 12 places in the UK where Royal Salutes are fired to mark Royal anniversaries and visits by foreign heads of state.
  • Colchester competes in the Twin Town Games against Wetzlar, Avignon, Orléans, Tarragona, and Siena.
  • One of Colchester's twin towns is Wetzlar, Germany (1969).
  • One of Colchester's twin towns is Avignon, France (1972).
  • One of Colchester's twin towns is Imola, Italy (1997).
  • Colchester is reputed to be the home of three of the best known English nursery rhymes: 'Old King Cole', 'Humpty Dumpty' and 'Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star'.
  • Local legend places Colchester as the seat of King Cole (or Coel) of the rhyme Old King Cole, a legendary ancient king of Britain.
  • Colchester is also the most widely credited source of the rhyme Humpty Dumpty.
  • Colchester has also been suggested as one of the potential sites of Camelot, on account of having been the capital of Roman Britain and its ancient name of Camulodunum.

Colchester Detectives

Professional, efficient and discreet private investigations in 158 UK cities, backed by an extensive UK network. Colchester Detectives serve Colchester and localities throughout the South East.

Colchester Detectives, consistently and successfully providing investigation services for Colchester and the wider area since 1999.