About LocalPI

Established in 1999

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

Chelmsford Detectives

Chelmsford 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.

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Chelmsford Detectives offer services to cover all eventualities. To book a service today or to find out more information, call 01245 898 702 .

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

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About Chelmsford

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

  • Chelmsford has a vibrant nightlife scene with many nightclubs, pubs, wine bars and restaurants in the town centre area, particularly in Duke Street, Moulsham Street, the town centre end of Baddow Road and the bottom section of Springfield Road.
  • Chelmsford is the county town of Essex, England and is located in the London commuter belt.
  • Chelmsford is located 32 miles (51 km) northeast of Charing Cross in London.
  • Chelmsford is steeped in history and was one of the original settlements of Roman Great Britain.
  • Chelmsford has a population of roughly 120,000 and is still growing.
  • Chelmsford is a modern, well placed town that has a large number of commuters who work in the City of London financial sector.
  • Chelmsford is surrounded by many small villages that retain their original charm, examples of these are Danbury, Writtle, Good and High Easter,
  • Chelmsford is surrounded by many small villages that retain their original charm, examples of these are Roxwell, Mashbury, Chignal Smealy, Broomfield,
  • Chelmsford is surrounded by many small villages that retain their original charm, examples of these areGreat and Little Baddow, Great and Little Waltham.
  • Chelmsford is surrounded by many small villages that retain their original charm, examples of these are Pleshey and Bicknacre.
  • Suburbs within Chelmsford have retained their historical names including: Moulsham, Widford and Springfield, plus the newer Chelmer Village.
  • Chelmsford is the 36th largest settlement in the United Kingdom.
  • In 2007, the Channel 4 programme 'Location, Location, Location' voted Chelmsford as the 8th best place to live in the UK.
  • Chelmsford is at the geographic and political centre of Essex and has been the county town since 1215.
  • Chelmsford is the location of the headquarters of Essex County Council at County Hall on Market Road.
  • Chelmsford is the headquarters of Chelmsford Borough Council on Duke Street.
  • The headquarters of Essex Police are also located in the town.
  • Chelmsford is largely a commercial town which employs around 80,000 people.
  • Chelmsford has two medium-sized shopping centres, High Chelmer and The Meadows.
  • Chelmsford has two retail parks, Riverside and Chelmer Village.
  • Several years ago Chelmsford was labelled a mere clone town; however new developments are proving the statement wrong, with new business opportunities around the town.
  • Chelmsford's central Essex location and good public transport links make the town ideal for revellers to visit from surrounding areas.
  • Chelmsford railway station dates from around 1885 and is in the town centre.
  • Around 14,000 commuters travel to London Liverpool Street daily by rail making Chelmsford the busiest station outside of London.
  • Services from Chelmsford railway station operate to London Liverpool Street and Ipswich, Clacton, Harwich, Braintree and Norwich, with twice hourly daytime services to Peterborough and Lowestoft.

Chelmsford Detectives

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

Since 1999, Chelmsford detectives have consistently supplied both private and corporate clients with the evidence they need for peace of mind and clarity.




Chelmsford Detectives - 95% Success Rate, 100% Legal

If you have any questions about our private investigations services in Chelmsford, or private detective packages, then don't hesitate to call our friendly team on 01245 898 702 or contact us via the website.

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Serving Chelmsford, Chignall, Boreham, Sandon, Roxwell and all areas in and around the South East