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A legal, professional and industry leading service

With a nationwide presence and almost 2 decades of experience Colchester Detectives are the UK's leading private investigation company

Professional. Confidential. Discreet.

LocalPI is a national company operating in 158 towns and cities nationwide. We are not a franchise, so the quality and standard of our service is maintained at all times.

We combine industry leading techniques with first class customer service to provide an unrivaled investigation, research and evidence collection service. Our clients are our best advocates and testimonials are available on request for you to review.

LocalPI treat all enquiries and case details in the strictest of confidence at all times.

100% Legal

LocalPI aim operate with professionalism and integrity at all times. We always operate within the law and fully comply with all relevant regulations and legislation.

All evidence gathered on your behalf is done so legally and can therefore be used with confidence.

Our polygraph examiners are trained and accredited by the American Polygraph Association who uphold the highest operational and ethical standards.

Please see our Professional Code of Conduct for more information.

Industry Leading Polygraph Department

LocalPI are the UK's largest provider of lie detector tests.

All of our examiners are trained to the highest standard at the New England Polygraph Institute in the United States and are accredited annually.

Our Polygraph Department is headed by Carrie Austin, one of the most experienced examiners in the UK, and the developer of the Polygraph Safeguarding Questionnaire. The questionnaire was designed to ensure the safety of examinees and increase the accuracy of results obtained.

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In the first instance we always recommend that you contact one of our Case Managers to discuss the most cost-effective way forward.

For Free Advice Phone: 01206 209 489

Colchester Detectives offer services to cover all eventualities. To book a service today or to find out more information, call 01206 209 489.

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Why Choose Colchester Detectives?

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

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Nationwide Client Comments

  • I was pleasantly surprised to find Newcastle Detectives not only the most competitive in price, but second to none when it came to customer service. Top marks...
    Geoff, Newcastle
  • I was in a situation that I couldn't resolve without professional help. I felt that because my situation was so emotional, and to do with adultery, I wanted a...
    Ailish, Aberdeen
  • A first-rate service, with friendly staff and very competitive prices!
    Aaron, Peterhead
  • My company has hired Aylesbury Detectives a few times over the years to gather evidence for us, and they have worked discreetly at all times. Their...
    Mike, Buckingham
  • Hiring a private investigator is not something I would normally do, but I was in a situation that I simply couldn't resolve on my own. I needed evidence that...
    David, Bath

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 investigator services 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.




Colchester Detectives - 95% Success Rate, 100% Legal

If you have any questions about our private investigations services in Colchester, or private detective packages, then don't hesitate to call our friendly team on 01206 209 489 or contact us via the website.

Colchester Detectives - The No1 Detective Agency in Colchester

9 St John's Street, Colchester, CO2 7NN

Serving Colchester, Blackheath, Braiswick, Lexden, Wivenhoe and all areas in and around the South East