About LocalPI

Established in 1999

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

Dorchester Detectives

Dorchester 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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Dorchester Detectives offer services to cover all eventualities. To book a service today or to find out more information, call 01305 360 205.

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About Dorchester

Dorchester Detectives have been operating in Dorchester and the South West for almost 20 years.

  • On 30 August 2009, Dorchester will hold its first ever Gay Pride event and Parade with the Mayoress and Town crier leading the main parade.
  • Dorchester is a market town in southern central Dorset, England, on the River Frome at the junction of the A35 and A37 roads.
  • Dorchester is 20 miles (32 km) west of Poole and 8 miles (13 km) north of Weymouth.
  • In 2001 Dorchester had a population of 16,171.
  • There were 7,386 dwellings in 2001 and 205 shops in 1991.
  • Dorchester has been the county town of Dorset since 1305.
  • Major employers in Dorchester include Dorset County Council, West Dorset District Council and Dorset County Hospital.
  • Dorchester has two private schools, three first schools, two middle schools and one upper school.
  • Dorchester's roots stem back to prehistoric times.
  • Dorchester Prison was constructed in the town during the 19th century and the prison is still in use today.
  • Dorchester remained a compact town within the boundaries of the old town walls until the latter part of the 19th century.
  • Dorchester became Dorset's first Official Transition Initiative in 2008 as part of the Transition Towns concept.
  • Dorchester's Woolworths shop closed in January 2009 after the high-street retail chain entered administration.
  • The store manager, however, secured investment to re-open the store in March 2009, under the name Wellworths.
  • Dorchester has two railway stations.

Dorchester Detectives

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

At Dorchester Detectives our clients are at the heart of everything we do. Our dedicated Case Managers are here to help guide you through the process - from Surveillance to Traces – offering beneficial instruction.





Dorchester Detectives - 95% Success Rate, 100% Legal

If you have any questions about our private investigations services in Dorchester, or private detective packages, then don't hesitate to call our friendly team on 01305 360 205 or contact us via the website.

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