Private Investigators in Darlington

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

Bond Rees Private Investigators in Darlington are the discreet and professional private and corporate investigation agency that achieves results and evidence for their clients in minimal timescales.

With an enviable 98.7% success rate, we have been providing private and corporate investigative services throughout the UK for many years and have extensive experience and expertise in both of these fields. Our private investigation agency is made up of ex-military, ex-police force, and cyber security experts who can deliver results, whatever the circumstances.

Hire a private investigator in Darlington

Bond Rees are an established provider with coverage across the whole of the UK and offices situated in many of the towns and cities throughout including Darlington.

Contact Bond Rees today to find out more about how we can help you with whatever issue or dilemma you are experiencing within your business or personal life and how our effective and reliable investigative services will provide the solution you need.

Private Detective Services in Darlington

Bond Rees offer a comprehensive range of investigative services to private and corporate clients which can be customised to meet your specific investigative needs.

Some examples of the types of work we undertake across the UK every day are provided below:

  • 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, )
  • 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 (including benefits fraud, insurance fraud, pension scams, holiday scams, vehicle scams, money mule investigations, account takeover fraud, illegal tradespeople, etc)
  • Honey trapping investigations
  • 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 installation
  • Brand 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
Our skilled detective can help catch cheating partners in Darlington

Why choose Bond Rees Private Investigators in Darlington?

At Bond Rees we recognise that hiring a professional private detective to resolve issues or concerns in your personal life or business may be an unfamiliar and anxiety provoking step and you may feel like this is an extreme response.

It may reassure you to know that many people contact us every day in many different situations to request our help and we are always able to provide the practical and effective course of action to resolve whatever problem has arisen.

Our detectives have an enviable skillset and have been featured in the press worldwide

Bond Rees are fully legally compliant with all legislation regarding private investigation and tasks undertaken in the pursuit of this. We have also been featured in the press worldwide, including The New York Post, Huffington Post, The Sun, Yahoo Life, The Mirror, Metro, Lad Bible, Bristol Post, and Wales Online.

Bond Rees are highly experienced and have a track record of achieving the results and irrefutable evidence that our clients need when they contact us.

We will provide you with a single point of contact who will guide you through the entire investigative process so you always know what to expect and will keep you updated throughout so that you remain fully informed and in control.

Bond Rees are a legally compliant and ethical agency and will never undertake any activity or enquiry that puts you or your business at risk of legal challenge following work completed by us.

We fully understand the sensitive nature of the information you share with us and the details of your investigation and ensure total discretion and confidentiality at all times for our clients and the investigation we are conducting.

Bond Rees will provide you with a full and detailed report at the conclusion of your investigation along with photographic evidence so that you have everything you need to take fully informed and supported next actions.

Areas of Darlington our private detectives cover

Locations we cover in Darlington

Our Darlington office is located just south of the town centre and close to Darlington train station.

Bond Rees provide professional investigative services throughout Darlington from this branch and out to the surrounding areas as far as Newton Aycliffe, Dalton-on-Tees, Wycliffe and Thornaby.

Bond Rees is a UK-wide investigations agency with local detectives based across Barnsley, Halifax, Batley and Harrogate.

If your investigation requirement falls outside of these areas, we will be able to assist you from another of our many local offices so feel free to contact our Private Investigators in Darlington.

How to access private investigation services in Darlington

Below we have provided a number of contact options to get in touch with Bond Rees.

Just use your preferred method to let us know that you want to talk and a Bond Rees advisor will call you right back for an informal chat about your needs:


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 charge?

Private Investigator Costs Darlington

We have provided the below guide around general costs for some of the services we provide to give you an idea of what you can expect to pay when you hire a professional private investigator.

The exact cost of your investigation or service will be explained in full to you before you commit to hiring us.

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.

Bug Sweeping Services starting from £998.

Corporate Investigations starting from £740.

Why hire a private detective in Darlington?

There can be situations in life where you need to know more to protect yourself or others from harm or to uncover the full truth behind a situation which is impacting heavily on your world.

Sometimes these answers and understandings just aren’t possible to obtain by yourself or through methods available in the public domain and you find yourself at a dead end with a difficult situation or dilemma unresolved.

This is where professional private investigation can prove invaluable for getting you the facts and evidence to support these, providing peace of mind or enabling you to take action against whatever threat, risk or wrongdoing has occurred.

Perhaps someone you love has gone missing or you have lost contact with a significant person in your life, or a bad debtor has gone off the radar.

Maybe you are concerned about a partner’s behaviours and activities when they are not with you, think they might be lying and hiding an aspect of their life or are even cheating on you.

It could be that your ex-partner is exposing your children to someone who you think may pose risk or is perhaps engaging in risky behaviours themselves that puts your children in a situation or neglect or danger.

It might be that you need evidence of income, employment, assets, lifestyle, or behaviours to support your case in legal proceedings around a tricky divorce or emotional child custody battle.

Bond Rees will be able to provide you with the tools, information, and evidence to resolve any of the above difficulties and many more.

You don’t need to feel like you are at a dead end; Bond Rees can provide an effective and efficient course of action to address any issue. Contact our Private Investigators in Darlington today to find out more.

What are the benefits of a detective agency?

What benefits can my Darlington business see from hiring you?

Are you worried about threats posed or harm being caused to your business? 

Do you suspect wrongdoing but are trapped in a position of being unable to obtain the evidence to prove this?

Are you losing revenue and productivity as a result of actions and behaviours by your employees, suppliers, or contractors?

Running a business can provide the ultimate satisfaction and pride as well as financing your lifestyle and that of your family but can also be extremely stressful and places a great deal of pressure on any business owner or director.

When others act to damage your business, it can feel like UK law and regulatory bodies have only the interests of the customer or employee in mind and there is no support for the injured business which is left unable to act against the wrongdoing or to protect themselves.

Bond Rees provide professional corporate investigative services that right this wrong and place the business and business owner firmly back in a position of power and control with the ability to take decisive and resolute disciplinary or legal action against any individual or organisation causing harm to the company.

Our effective and efficient investigations will determine the truth of the situation and identify any perpetrator, providing irrefutable evidence of any harmful or illegal activity putting the authority to challenge this firmly back in your hands.

If you are concerned about any risk posed or harm being done to your business be this through fraud, misconduct, negligence, or any other inappropriate and unacceptable actions contact Bond Rees today and regain the power to protect your business.

Bond Rees detectives help law firms to provide evidence for divorce cases, child custody legal proceedings, fraud, infidelity, and more.

Do you help law firms in Darlington?

Bond Rees are a legitimate, diligent, and responsible private and corporate investigation agency who have been providing professional services to legal clients across the UK for many years.

If you are a legal firm in Darlington and the surrounding area and need support with professional services such as process serving, background checking, person finding or anything else we can help with just contact Bond Rees on any of the above methods today.

Are private investigators legal?

It is completely legal to undertake private and corporate investigation in the UK.

Professional investigation is a recognised and respected vocation and reports and evidence provided by professional private detectives can be used to support cases in court and they can even provide witness testimony.

Bond Rees are a legitimate and rights respecting agency and you can rely on us to conduct every investigation in a legally compliant and ethical manner.

What can a private investigator legally do?

Bond Rees professional private detectives combine use of their extensive training, developed expertise and honed skills with access to state-of-the-art technology and equipment to conduct legitimate activities in order to obtain information and evidence during investigation.

GDPR, Human Rights Act 1998, Data Protection Act 2018, Protection from Harassment Act 1997, and the Investigatory Powers Act 2016 and other UK laws and guidance stipulates what is legally allowed within private and corporate investigation, and these must be adhered to.

There remains a multitude of tasks that can be undertaken whilst remaining compliant to legislation including but not limited to:

  • Covert surveillance and acquiring photographic evidence.
  • Installation and use of surveillance equipment and devices.
  • Searches of online database, files, and records held by various agencies and authorities.
  • Social media platform and profile searches.
  • Enquiries made with persons known in a personal or professional sense to the subject of the investigation in a covert manner.
  • Surveillance of a dwelling, premises, or other pertinent location.
  • Going undercover within a business site or offices with the knowledge and consent of the business owner.

And many more.

Common questions our private detectives get asked

Private Investigator FAQs

What are your opening times?

Bond Rees Private Investigators in Darlington are open every day, all day and always ready to talk with any private individual or business who may need or services.

When can you start work for me?

Bond Rees are always in a position to start any investigation anywhere in the country at short notice.

How long will it take for you to complete my investigation?

This depends on your case and every investigation has its own unexpected challenges and complexities. Our advisor will give you an expected timescale where possible and you will always be kept fully updated throughout the investigation.

How do I pay?

Payment is made in full by card prior to investigation starting.

Will my information be confidential?

Completely. Bond Rees guarantee absolute discretion and confidentiality for any information you share with us and the details of your investigation.

Will I receive evidence of investigation findings?

Yes. Bond Rees provide a full report with photographic evidence for every investigation they conduct.

How can I hire Bond Rees?

If you want to enquire about our services or find out how we can help you just use any of the above contact options to get in touch and an advisor will call you right back to explain the whole hiring and investigative process.

If you are ready to proceed, we can get your investigation up and running as soon as you need it.

We look forward to hearing from you and providing you with our help and expertise.

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