Private Investigators in Chelmsford

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Our Chelmsford Private Detectives work with private customers, high-net-worth individuals, and corporate clients.

Bond Rees are the leading private investigators in Chelmsford. We are a professional private investigation agency that you can trust to undertake discreet and effective private or corporate investigation and uncover the truth and answers that you need.

We are a highly experienced and established agency and have been providing our private and corporate clients with comprehensive investigations and irrefutable evidence throughout the UK for many years.

Bond Rees operate nationwide with many local offices at cities and towns across the country including in Chelmsford. Our experienced team is made up of ex-military, ex-police, and cyber crime and investigations experts. We have cutting-edge tools and techniques, as well as a network that reaches across the globe.

If you are experiencing a difficulty or dilemma in your personal or private life and need the help of a reliable and competent private investigation agency, contact Bond Rees today.

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Private Investigation Services in Chelmsford

Bond Rees provide an extensive range of effective and efficient private and corporate investigation services including:

  • Person tracing (We trace lost relatives, ex-partners and old flames from school, find probate beneficiaries, find people in the UK, fine people abroad, find cowboy builders who owe money from an unfinished project, etc.)
  • Debtor Tracing (Someone who owes you money like a tenant who didn’t pay rent)
  • GPS Vehicle Tracking
  • Covert & undercover surveillance
  • Infidelity Investigation (We offer surveillance to catch cheating husband, wife or partner, benefits cheats, theft by employees, etc.)
  • Corporate Investigations (Due diligence, corporate espionage, spying, intelligence gathering, corruption, and competitor investigations.)
  • Financial Investigations
  • International Investigations
  • International People Tracing (USA, Canada, Australia, Africa, Asia, etc)
  • Fraud Investigation
  • Employee investigations (such as employee theft, employee fraud, employee misconduct, and data Protection Act breach investigations)
  • Business partner investigations (for theft and corruption)
  • Bug sweeping of homes, hotel rooms and commercial offices
  • Surveillance Equipment / Covert CCTV installationBrand Protection Investigation
  • Vehicle tracking / Find a stolen car
  • Cyber Crime (Scammers. Phishing, Electronic money theft, Cryptocurrency theft, Phone & Computer Hacking, Identity Theft, Stolen Money, Computer Forensics, Security Penetration Checks (Pen Testing), etc)
  • Process serving (e.g serving of legal documents, such as divorce papers, writs, summons, section 8 and section 21 notices, etc)
  • Telephone number tracing
  • Lie Detector Testing (also called Polygraph Examination)
  • Background Checking
  • Tracing Land Owners
  • Identity theft investigations
  • Catfishing investigations
  • Family law investigations
  • False allegations and character assassination
  • Investigate troublesome neighbours (for damage, drug dealing, domestic violence, etc)
  • Evidence gathering for accidents and assaults to prove negligence or otherwise
  • Locate struck off doctors
  • Coercive behaviour and gaslighting investigations
  • Stalking, Exploitation & Harassment investigations
  • Illegitimate child search / paternity investigations
  • Searches for parents not paying child support
  • Find children who have been taken away by parent
  • Finding birth father or biological mother
  • Evidence for prima facie defamation (e.g Finding someone who posted photos, comments, or damaging information on chat forums, social media and website comments.)
  • Tech fraud (Bank hacking, crypto theft / hack forensics and tracing, phishing email fraud, etc.)
  • Close protection services
  • Mystery shopper investigations
  • Fly Tipping Investigation
  • Brand Protection Investigation
  • Address tracking
  • Service of court order
  • Attend and make court hearing notes at criminal trials
  • Suspicious neighbour investigations
  • Grooming investigations

If you would like to discuss your requirements in more detail, get a price, and find out how we operate, call Bond Rees private investigators in Chelmsford today.

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Why choose Bond Rees Private Investigators in Chelmsford?

Bond Rees are the UK’s premier provider of professional private and corporate investigative services and have an impressive track record of achieving the answers and evidence our clients need.

We undertake every investigation with absolute discretion and all information, and the details of your investigation will always be safe with us and subject to the highest levels of data protection.

Our size and reputation allow us to attract and employ the highest quality of professional private detectives with the qualities, skill sets and experience to provide our clients with the most comprehensive of investigations.

We are a legitimate and ethical company and there will be no risk of legal challenge to you or your business due to work undertaken by us for you.

We take great pride in our work and every Bond Rees professional investigator will go the extra mile to achieve everything that you need from us and in the shortest possible timescales.

Areas of Chelmsford our private detectives serve

Locations we cover in Chelmsford

Bond Rees cover the whole of the UK with local branches distributed throughout including in Chelmsford.

We have an office situated just to the West of the city centre and a short walk from Central Park.

We provide our professional services across the whole of the county of Essex from this branch and would be happy to hear from any Essex individual or business needing our help.

Bond Rees cover the whole of the county of Essex, including Braintree, Rayleigh, Southend-on-Sea, Canvey Island, Clacton-on-sea, Harlow, Haverhill, Harwich, Brentwood, Colchester, Basildon, and Grays.

How to access private investigation services in Chelmsford

If you want to enquire about our services or get an investigation started, just use any of the below options to contact Bond Rees and a helpful advisor will be in touch shortly to assist you:


Text: 07792 762 511


You can call any of the below numbers depending on the service you require:

Private Detective Services: 0800 002 9468

Lie Detector Services: 0800 051 5329

People Tracing Services: 0800 270 7260

Process Serving & other services: 0800 773 4931

Or use the contact form at the bottom of the page.

How much does a Private Investigator cost in Chelmsford?

How much does a Private Investigator cost in Chelmsford?

The final price of your exact investigation will be provided by the advisor before you commit to hiring us, but we have provided the below general guide to costs for your information:

People tracing services from £99 to £389.

Surveillance ranging from £389 to £780.

GPS Tracking Devices from £99 to £988.

Lie Detector Testing from £450 per test.

Corporate Investigations starting from £740.

Bug Sweeping Services starting from £998.

Why hire a private detective in Chelmsford?

People from all walks of life hire a professional private detective every day to acquire information and furnish themselves with the facts behind an individual or situation.

Professional private investigation can uncover the truth, achieve the answers you seek and provide you with robust evidence to put your mind at rest or to enable you to take resolute and even legal action against a person or organisation.

You may be tempted to undertake private investigation yourself and avoid the costs of hiring a professional, but this places your outcomes and evidence in jeopardy as well as yourself at risk of perpetrating an inadvertent illegal act.

Professional private investigators have a wealth of experience, training, and skills as well as access to technology and resources not available to the public and have a significant advantage in obtaining the facts and gaining robust evidence whilst avoiding detection.

There is also a complex legal framework around what can and cannot be undertaken within private investigation which professional private detectives have knowledge and understanding of so that their findings cannot be vulnerable to legal challenge.

If you have an issue or difficulty in your personal life that you need to obtain the truth about or tackle in an effective and resolute way, professional private investigation will get the results you need in the minimal timescales, the evidence you require to act and will remove all risk to you.

Benefits of hiring a private investigator in Chelmsford

What benefits can my Chelmsford business see from hiring you?

Bond Rees are highly experienced in providing corporate investigation and have the knowledge, specialist agents and resources to undertake this in the most effective and successful manner.

We have many repeat customers who have found our services reliable and professional and to provide the outcomes and evidence they have needed to address fraud, misconduct, negligence, and any other form of harm posed to their business.

Bond Rees will provide you with a personal point of contact who will explore your exact needs and requirements with you and ensure that we customise the exact investigation to meet these for you.

We will provide a full report and photographic evidence so that you have everything you require to take decisive action and address any threat to your business.

We recognise the importance of reputation and confidentiality to every business and guarantee that every investigation will be undertaken with the utmost discretion and information you share with us will be protected at every stage and after the investigation.

If you need professional, reliable, and effective corporate investigation services contact Bond Rees today and hire the experts.

Our private investigators regularly support law firms in Chelmsford with searches and investigations work

Do you help law firms in Chelmsford?

Bond Rees have worked with many legal firms across the UK for numerous years providing process serving, person tracing and many other professional services.

We are discreet, reliable and diligent and welcome enquiry from any Chelmsford legal firm.

Are private investigators legal?

Yes. Private and corporate professional investigation are completely legal in the UK.

There are laws within the UK which provide a legal framework round private and corporate investigation including GDPR, Human Rights Act 1998, Data Protection Act 2018, Protection from Harassment Act 1997, and the Investigatory Powers Act 2016 to name a few.

Bond Rees are a professional and legitimate agency and comply with all legal requirements.

What can a private investigator legally do?

There are many tasks that a professional private investigator can undertake legally to support comprehensive investigation.

Online searches of social media as well as databases, records and files using specialist software can obtain information about a person and their lifestyle, networks, activities and address, financial and criminal history.

The physical following of someone without their knowledge, also known as covert surveillance, can find out an enormous amount of information about an individual from the places they go and the activities they partake in, to their daily routines and the people they meet.

The use of GPS vehicle tracking can determine where a vehicle goes and how long it stays there for, and surveillance and listening devices can find out information unable to be obtained through other methods 24/7.

Person tracing can locate a person who is missing or who does not want to be found and information of their whereabouts can be shared with a third party.

These are just a few examples of the types of methods and techniques Bond Rees private investigators use every day to legitimately obtain information and evidence for our clients.

Common questions our detectives in get asked

Private Investigator FAQs

When are you open?

Bond Rees are open every day, day and night and always ready to speak to your about your need or start investigation for you.

How soon can my investigation start?

As soon as you need it; we always have professional private detectives on standby across the UK ready to start investigations anywhere and whenever our clients require.

How long will my investigation take?

This is determined on a case-by-case basis and our advisor will be happy to provide expected timescales for your case where possible.

Will I receive a report?

Yes, Bond Rees provide a full report and documented evidence at the end of every investigation undertaken.

How do I pay?

Payment is required by card prior to investigation commencing.

Will my information remain confidential?

Yes, Bond Rees guarantee absolute discretion and confidentiality for every single client.

How can I hire Bond Rees?

Just use any of the contact options provided above and a Bond Rees advisor will call you straight back to discuss your situation and advise how we can help.

We are open 24/7 and always available to answer any queries or get your investigation underway!

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