Cockroaches are large insects which range in size 10-23 mm. They have long whip-like antennae and two pairs of wings. The two most Commonly found species in this country are the oriental Cockroach and the German Cockroach

Cockroaches are carriers of food poisoning germs and are responsible for the spread of dysentery and gastro-enteritis. If you have cockroaches it is important you get them treated.

Control and treatment

Professional treatment is strongly advised. Spelthorne Council provides a service for the treatment of domestic premises infested cockroaches. Please complete the online form or contact Customer Services.