About LocalPI

Established in 1999

Gloucester Detectives is part of LocalPI, the UK's largest private investigator group, serving Gloucester and all surrounding areas.

Gloucester Detectives

Gloucester Detectives Detectives is part of LocalPI, the UK's largest private investigators. We have an unrivaled track record in private and business investigations. Because we are local you will not be charged for fuel or travel time to get to the location of the assignment. So whatever you need us for, you can relax knowing your investigation is in safe, expert hands.

Professional Investigation

LocalPI is a national company and our head office is based in Nottingham. Operating through our local websites we cover 158 towns and cities throughout the UK. We are not a franchise which means that the quality and standard of our customer service is maintained throughout the UK.

Our Managing Director, Jon Riding, established the company in 1999. Back then it was known as Riding & Sons Investigations. Jurek Piasecki was appointed Chairman of LocalPI in 2012. Since then LocalPI has quickly expanded to become the UK's largest investigation company for private individuals and businesses.

Using industry leading techniques and combined with our high level of customer care, LocalPI provide an unrivalled service when it comes to investigations, research and evidence collection.

Legally Obtained Evidence

By choosing to work with LocalPI, you will benefit from a professional investigation company that delivers results and keeps you in the picture. You will have 24/7 access to a secure online portal where you can view evidence, secured on your behalf – in real time.

All evidence gathered on your behalf is done so legally to ensure you can use it with confidence. Our private and business clients are our best advocates and testimonials are available on request for you to review.

Whichever branch you choose to instruct you can be assured that we will operate with the utmost professionalism, integrity and always legally and within the law.

No Hidden Costs

LocalPI has been providing investigative services for businesses, legal sector, insurance and private clients for nearly two decades. We have experience of investigations into a multitude of issues.

Using our unique portal system ensures that evidential reports are delivered directly to the client within 48 hours of the task being completed.

As a national company we can cover anywhere in the UK without additional travel charges. Our agents are local to you and therefore there is no charge for fuel or travel to and from your job.

Our clear and simple pricing structure means that you know exactly what you will be paying for. There will be no hidden costs or unexpected charges to pay.

Contact Us

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: 01452 899 781

Gloucester Detectives offer services to cover all eventualities. To book a service today or to find out more information, call 01452 899 781.

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About Gloucester

Gloucester Detectives have been operating in Gloucester and the South West for almost 20 years.

  • Gloucester is linked to the River Avon and Stourport-on-Severn by the navigable part of the River Severn, which is navigable by river craft of a few hundred tonnes' displacement.
  • Gloucester is a city, district and county town of Gloucestershire in the South West region of England.
  • Gloucester lies close to the Welsh border, and on the River Severn, approximately 32 miles (51 km) north-east of Bristol, and 45 miles (72 km) south-southwest of Birmingham.
  • Gloucester was founded in AD 48 by the Romans as Glevum, and was granted its first charter in 1155 by King Henry II.
  • Economically, Gloucester is dominated by the service industries, and has a strong financial and business sector.
  • Gloucester is the county town of Gloustershire, and is the 53rd largest settlement in the UK by population.
  • In 2001 Gloucester had a population of 123,205.
  • Gloucester it is located on the eastern bank of the River Severn, 114 miles (183 km) west north west of London.
  • Gloucester is sheltered by the Cotswolds to the east, while the Forest of Dean and the Malvern Hills rise to the west and north, respectively.
  • Gloucester is a port, linked via the Gloucester and Sharpness Canal which runs from Gloucester's docks to the Severn Estuary.
  • Gloucester passed briefly to Wessex from the Battle of Deorham in 577 until 584, when it came under the control of Mercia.
  • Gloucester was the site of the execution by burning of John Hooper, Bishop of Gloucester in the time of Queen Mary and martyred by her in 1555.
  • In 1580 Gloucester was awarded the status of a port by Queen Elizabeth I.
  • Gloucester's city centre contains many shops within its central pedestrianised area, and two dedicated shopping centres.
  • Gloucester also has several out of town superstores located around its inner ring-road.
  • Gloucester experiences an oceanic climate.
  • In 2007/08, Gloucester had the 2nd highest crime rate for key offences among the 45 South West districts and unitaries.
  • Public transport in the city is run by Stagecoach, operating from its depot on London Road.
  • Gloucester is linked to the Severn Estuary by the Gloucester and Sharpness Canal, which is navigable by small coasters.
  • Gloucester's Docks mark the Normal Tidal Limit (NTL) of the river.]
  • Gloucester was formerly linked to Ledbury and Hereford by the Herefordshire and Gloucestershire Canal.

Gloucester Detectives

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

At Gloucestershire Detectives we pride ourselves on our professionalism. We have been assisting Corporate and Private Clients with their cases since 1999, and are always ready to go that extra mile for our clientele.





Gloucester Detectives - 95% Success Rate, 100% Legal

If you have any questions about our private investigations services in Gloucester, or private detective packages, then don't hesitate to call our friendly team on 01452 899 781 or contact us via the website.

Gloucester Detectives - The No1 Detective Agency in Gloucester

North Warehouse, Gloucester Docks, Gloucester, GL1 2EP

Serving Gloucester, Tuffley, Wotton, Westgate, Brockworth, Hucclecote, Innsworth, Kingsholm, Abbeydale and Abbeymead and all areas in and around the South West