About LocalPI

Established in 1999

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

Reading Detectives

Reading 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: 01189 680 635

Reading Detectives offer services to cover all eventualities. To book a service today or to find out more information, call 01189 680 635.

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About Reading

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

  • It is believed that Reading's chances of receiving city status would be substantially boosted if these suburbs were to be included within the borough.
  • Reading is a large town in England.
  • Reading is located at the confluence of the River Thames and River Kennet.
  • Reading was an important national centre in the medieval period, as the site of an important monastery with strong royal connections.
  • Today Reading remains a commercial centre, with links to information technology and insurance.
  • Reading also hosts two universities, a large student population, and is home to one of England's biggest music festivals.
  • Reading was also the only site of significant fighting in England during the Revolution of 1688.
  • Reading's trade benefited from better designed turnpike roads which helped it establish its location on the major coaching routes.
  • Reading has had some degree of local government autonomy since 1253.
  • Reading's municipal boundaries are particularly old and constrained and do not include several of the town's suburbs.
  • Proposals occasionally surface to expand the borough to include these.
  • Reading also has several places of worship of other religions.
  • Reading has two private hospitals, the Berkshire Independent Hospital in Coley Park and the Dunedin Hospital situated on the main A4 Bath Road.
  • Reading is an important commercial centre in Southern England and is often referred to as the commercial capital of the Thames Valley.

Reading Detectives

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

Workplace theft? Cheating partner? Missing person? Reading Detectives have the experience and knowledge to assist in any form of Private Investigation you may require.





Reading Detectives - 95% Success Rate, 100% Legal

If you have any questions about our private investigations services in Reading, or private detective packages, then don't hesitate to call our friendly team on 01189 680 635 or contact us via the website.

Reading Detectives - The No1 Detective Agency in Reading

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Serving Reading, Sandhurst, Farnborough, Aldershot, Bracknell, Arborfield, Woodley, Theale, Crowthorne, Earley and Wokingham and all areas in and around Greater London / Home Counties