About LocalPI

Established in 1999

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

Margate Detectives

Margate 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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Margate Detectives offer services to cover all eventualities. To book a service today or to find out more information, call 01843 349 480.

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About Margate

Margate Detectives have been operating in Margate and Greater London / Home Counties for almost 20 years.

  • As of the 2001 UK census, the economic activity of residents aged 16–74 in Margate was 33.8% in full-time employment.
  • Margate is a seaside town in the district of Thanet in East Kent.
  • Margate lies 38.1 miles east-north east of Maidstone, on the coast along the North Foreland.
  • Margate contains the areas of Cliftonville, Garlinge, Palm Bay and Westbrook.
  • For at least 250 years, Margate has been a leading seaside resort in the UK.
  • Margate faces major structural redevelopments and large inward investment.
  • Margate's Dreamland Amusement Park was threatened with closure because of the increase in value of the site.
  • Cliftonville, next to Margate, has a classic British Arnold Palmer seaside mini golf course.
  • The Turner Contemporary art gallery occupies a prominent position next to the harbour.
  • There are two notable theatres in Margate.
  • Margate Museum in Market Place explores Margate's seaside heritage in a range of exhibits and displays.

Margate Detectives

Professional, efficient and discreet private investigations in 158 UK cities, backed by an extensive UK network. Margate Detectives serve Margate and localities throughout Greater London / Home Counties.

Providers of discreet, professional and productive Private Investigations. Margate Detectives provides evidence for private and commercial clients, all to the same high standard. We can provide surveillance, GPS vehicle tracking, Polygraph examinations as well as a full range of Investigative services.





Margate Detectives - 95% Success Rate, 100% Legal

If you have any questions about our private investigations services in Margate, or private detective packages, then don't hesitate to call our friendly team on 01843 349 480 or contact us via the website.

Margate Detectives - The No1 Detective Agency in Margate

Serving Margate, Broadstairs, St. Peters, Birchington, Westwood and all areas in and around Greater London / Home Counties