About LocalPI

Established in 1999

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

Wigan Detectives

Wigan Detectives is part of LocalPI, the UK's largest private investigators. We have an unrivalled 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: 01952 427 804

Wigan Detectives offer services to cover all eventualities. To book a service today or to find out more information, call 01952 427 804.

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About Wigan

Wigan Detectives have been operating in Wigan and the North West for almost 20 years.

  • Wigan was the birthplace of The Eight Lancashire Lads a dancing troupe who gave the young Charlie Chaplin his professional debut.
  • Wigan is a town in Greater Manchester, England.
  • Wigan stands on the River Douglas, 15 miles (24.1 km) south of Preston, 16.5 miles (26.6 km).
  • Wigan is west-northwest of Manchester, and 17.4 miles (28 km) east-northeast of Liverpool.
  • Wigan is the largest settlement in the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan and is its administrative centre.
  • Wigan's international-standard swimming pool in the town centre is closed for redevelopment as of 2010.
  • Wigan has staged motorcycle speedway racing at two different venues.
  • Wigan is home to a number of colleges of further education including Winstanley College and St John Rigby College.
  • Wigan has been well known for its popular music since the days of George Formby Snr and George Formby Jnr.
  • Wigan remains a centre of popular music for young people, with a number of alternative pubs/clubs in the town centre.
  • Wigan also has a music collective which exists to promote the scene and help out local musicians and bands.
  • Wigan is home to the annual World Pie Eating Championship, usually held at Harry's Bar on Wallgate.
  • Wigan is on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal and is epitomised by Wigan Pier.

Wigan Detectives

Professional, efficient and discreet private investigations in 158 UK cities, backed by an extensive UK network. Wigan Detectives serve Wigan and localities throughout the North West.

Private Investigation and surveillance in Wigan, Greater Manchester and the surrounding area. Wigan Detectives can provide the evidence you require.





Wigan Detectives - 95% Success Rate, 100% Legal

By choosing to work with Wigan Detectives, you are choosing a professional, efficient and reliable detective agency with a strong local knowledge of Wigan, the North West and surrounding areas. Our in-house private investigators, operatives and managers are trained to the highest standard. Our equipment is best-of-class. Wigan Detectives are industry leaders in customer service.

All of our private detective services are conducted discreetly and in total confidence.

Last - but not least - you can rest assured that our private investigations services are 100% legal - they comply with all relevant rules and regulations.

Any Questions?

If you have any questions about our private investigations services in Wigan, or private detective packages, then don't hesitate to call our friendly team on 01952 427 804 or contact us via the website.

Wigan Detectives - The No1 Detective Agency in Wigan

Serving Wigan, Pennington Green, Newtown, Swinley, Bickershaw and all areas in and around the North West