About LocalPI

Established in 1999

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

Darlington Detectives

Darlington 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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Darlington Detectives offer services to cover all eventualities. To book a service today or to find out more information, call 01325 508 153.

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About Darlington

Darlington Detectives have been operating in Darlington and the North East for almost 20 years.

  • Darlington's town centre has undergone a full refurbishment entitled The Pedestrian Heart, which has seen the majority of the town centre pedestrianised.
  • Darlington is a town in the ceremonial county of County Durham, England.
  • Darlington has a population of 97,838 as of 1997.
  • Darlington started life as a Saxon settlement on the River Skerne.
  • Darlington has an attractive historic market area in the town centre.
  • St Cuthbert's Church is one of the most important and impressive Early English churches in the north of England.
  • Darlington is known for its associations with the birth of railways.
  • The town later became an important centre for railway manufacturing, with three significant works.
  • Darlington is close to The Pennines, the Yorkshire Dales and Cleveland Hills.
  • The North York Moors are also within easy reach of Darlington.
  • Both the River Tees and River Skerne pass through Darlington.
  • Darlington railway station (Bank Top) lies on the East Coast Main Line.
  • Darlington has several suburbs such as Harrowgate Hill, Harrowgate Village and Beaumont Hill.
  • Darlington has several suburbs such as Whinfield, Haughton-le-Skerne and Red Hall.
  • Darlington has several suburbs such as Eastbourne with Firth Moor and Skerne Park to the south.
  • Darlington has several suburbs such as Hummersknott, Mowden and Blackwell.
  • Darlington has several suburbs such as Branksome, Cockerton, Faverdale,
  • Darlington has several suburbs such as The Denes, West Park, High Grange and Pierremont.

Darlington Detectives

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

Reliable and experienced Agents ready to assist with all of your private and commercial investigations in Darlington.




Darlington Detectives - 95% Success Rate, 100% Legal

If you have any questions about our private investigations services in Darlington, or private detective packages, then don't hesitate to call our friendly team on 01325 508 153 or contact us via the website.

Darlington Detectives - The No1 Detective Agency in Darlington

Serving Darlington, Harrowgate Hill, Harrowgate , Whinfield , Firthmoor , Hummersknott, Mowden, Faverdale, The Denes, West Park, High Grange and Pierremont and all areas in and around the North East