Private Investigators in Harrogate

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Bond Rees is the foremost Private Investigators in Harrogate with a 98.7% case success rate. We are the professional private and corporate investigation you can always rely on to provide discreet, effective, and efficient investigative services that produce the answers and evidence you need.

The team of detectives in our Harrogate office is made up of ex-military, ex-police force, and cyber security experts who can deliver results. So whether you need surveillance on a cheating spouse, a rapidly delivered writ or divorce paper serving, an instant bug sweep of your commercial offices, for us to trace an individual, or even evidence gathering for a court case, we can help.

We are a UK wide professional investigation agency with local branches throughout the country including in Harrogate.

We have extensive experience and success in the fields of private and corporate investigation, a dedicated team of highly trained and seasoned professional private detectives and access to state-of-the-art resources and technology to ensure that we provide the best private and corporate investigations available in the UK.

If you or your business need the professional and reliable services of a discreet and experienced private investigation agency in Swindon or anywhere in the UK, contact Bond Rees today.

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Private Investigator Services in Harrogate

Bond Rees Private Investigators in Harrogate are able to offer a wide range of high-quality private and corporate investigation services to meet any need or requirement you or your business may have including:

  • GPS Vehicle Tracking
  • Covert surveillance (We offer surveillance to catch cheating husband, wife or partner, benefits cheats, employees who steal, etc.)
  • Corporate Investigation
  • International Investigations
  • Fraud Investigation
  • Employee investigations (such as employee theft, fraud, 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
  • Process serving (e.g serving of legal documents, such as divorce papers, writs, summons, section 8 and section 21 notices, etc)
  • Person tracing (We trace lost relatives, ex-partners and old flames from school, and probate beneficiaries, home or abroad, cowboy builders)
  • Debtor Tracing (Someone who owes you money like a tenant who didn’t pay rent)
  • Telephone number tracing
  • Lie Detector Testing (also called Polygraph Examination)
  • Background Checking
  • Tracing Land Owners
  • Identity theft investigations
  • Catfishing 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
  • Illegitimate child search / paternity investigations
  • Finding birth father or 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

Why choose Bond Rees Private Investigators in Harrogate?

Bond Rees private detectives have been featured in the Harrogate and international press

We are the leading private investigators in Harrogate and across the UK. At Bond Rees we understand that hiring private detectives can be a daunting and unfamiliar process. That’s why our trusted team will guide you through every step of the way. They are knowledgeable and experienced. Due to this, they have been featured in the press worldwide, including The New York Post, Huffington Post, The Sun, Yahoo Life, The Mirror, Lad Bible, Bristol Post, and Wales Online.

Bond Rees are the reliable, professional private and corporate investigation agency with the greatest experience and proven ability to obtain results and evidence in minimal timescales in the UK.

We are committed to providing you with an unrivalled service and ensuring that we undertake the most comprehensive and conclusive of investigations for every client who requires our assistance.

We employ only the best professional private detectives to conduct our investigations with backgrounds in military, government or police service and the qualities, experience and skill sets most suited to this challenging role.

Bond Rees respect your right to privacy and conduct all investigations with the utmost discretion and ensure complete confidentiality regarding any information you share with us and the details of your investigation.

We will provide you with regular updates throughout the investigation process and a full detailed report with documented evidence at the conclusion of every piece of work we undertake.

Bond Rees are a legitimate and ethical company who deliver the results they promise and will always go the extra mile to ensure that you are satisfied with the service you receive and the outcomes we obtain.

Areas of Harrogate our private detectives serve

Locations we cover in Harrogate

With coverage across the whole of the UK there is no location that we cannot provide professional investigative services in, and we are always available to start work wherever your investigation is required.

We have local branches in many towns and cities across the country with our Harrogate office being situated centrally close to the Harrogate Asda.

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

How to access private investigation services in Harrogate

It’s easy to get in touch with our Private Investigators in Harrogate using any of the methods given below.

An advisor will call you straight back to explain the investigation process and the solution we can provide to whatever issue you or your business wish to address.


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 Harrogate?

Private Investigator Costs Harrogate

We provide the below estimates to give you a general idea of costs associated with our services.

The exact and final price of work we undertake for you will be determined by the individual details of your case and explained fully to you by our advisor.

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.

Contact our Private Investigators in Harrogate for an instant quote.

Why hire a private detective in Harrogate?

Professional private investigation provides the practical and resolute answer for many difficult situations and circumstances people face in their private lives every day.

Private detectives can ascertain the truth about a situation or relationship, find out detailed information about a person or their past, locate missing loved ones or avoidant debtors, settle family or friendship conflicts and disagreements, and provide evidence to support legal cases.

You may have considered attempting to undertake private investigation yourself or may have already tried this with frustrating consequences.

Professional private detectives have extensive training and experience as well as access to technology, equipment and information that is not available within the public domain providing a huge advantage when it comes to achieving accurate results and evidence in minimal timescales.

Private investigation also sits within a legal framework within the UK and failure to comply with this can result in a civil or criminal offence being committed and possible heavy consequences for this.

Hiring a professional private detective ensures that investigation will be comprehensive and achieve accurate findings and useful and robust evidence whilst removing all risk to yourself.

Benefits of hiring a private investigator in Harrogate

What benefits can my Harrogate business see from hiring you?

Bond Rees have extensive experience in the fields of corporate and employee investigation and a track record for conducting the most comprehensive of investigations that uncover the facts and ensure irrefutable evidence.

Undertaking employee or corporate investigation in house puts your business at risk of being accused of lacking objectivity or impartiality and may render any evidence you achieve redundant in the face of this.

Hiring a professional corporate investigation agency allows any findings to be determined through independent and professional enquiry and the evidence achieved to be irrefutable.

If you are concerned about threat to the health and prosperity of your business be this through employee fraud or misconduct, misuse of company assets, resources or information or any other potential harm that is being perpetrated we can find and prove the source of this so that you can take conclusive action to address it.

Bond Rees understand the importance of your business reputation, networks and confidentiality and always guarantee absolute discretion and data protection.

We will provide a personal point of contact who will explore your investigation needs fully with you and keep you updated throughout the entire project so that you maintain control and are kept fully informed.

Our private investors regularly support law firms in Harrogate with searches and investigations work

Do you help law firms in Harrogate?

Bond Rees work with legal firms across the UK every day providing support through services such as process serving and person tracing amongst others.

If you are a legal firm in Harrogate or the surrounding area and need our professional services, contact us today on any of the above communication methods and an advisor will get straight back to you.

Are private investigators legal?

Private and corporate investigation are both fully legal and recognised professional practices in the UK.

Reports and evidence obtained through professional investigative services can be used to support legal cases and professional private detectives can provide witness statement to further assist with this.

Legislation and guidance such as those stated below directs the activities that can form part of legitimate investigation: 

  • GDPR
  • Human Rights Act 1998
  • Investigatory Powers Act 2016
  • Data Protection Act 2018
  • Protection from Harassment Act 1997 

Bond Rees have full understanding of the legal frameworks pertinent to private and corporate investigation and comply with these throughout every investigation we undertake.

What can a private investigator legally do?

It is legal for a professional private detective to physically follow someone without their knowledge or consent (covert surveillance) and take photographic proof of the behaviours they engage in, locations they attend and persons they meet.

Private investigators can perform in depth searches of records, files, and databases with the aid of specialist software to gain information about a person’s background and financial, criminal and employment history.

It is legal to undertake comprehensive social media platform searches to obtain insight into a person’s lifestyle, routines, activities and social network and associates.

Private detectives can legitimately carry out physical reconnaissance or observation of a property, dwelling or premises and can also make enquiries via telephone, online or physical “door knock” methods with persons known to the subject of the investigation in a discreet or covert manner.

It is legal for a professional private investigator to act in an undercover role within a business or work premises with the knowledge and consent of the business owner.

In some situations, and if certain criteria is met it is legal for a professional private detective to make use of GPS vehicle tracking technology.

These are just a few examples of the many options and tasks that a professional private investigator can make use of to ensure robust and accurate investigation.

Common questions our detectives in Harrogate get asked

Private Investigator FAQs

When are you open?

Bond Rees are open and available to discuss your enquiry every day of the week, day or night and look forward to hearing from you.

How soon can my investigation start?

Bond Rees operate 24/7 and always have professional private detectives located across the UK who are available to start work on your investigation at a moment’s notice.

How long will my investigation take?

We are an established and experienced company and always ensure minimal timescales are achieved within every investigation we undertake.

The exact duration of your investigation will be dictated by the specific details and requirements you have and will be explained fully to you by our advisor.

How much will my investigation cost?

This is again dependent on the specific details and complexities of your case.

A general guide to pricing is provided above to give you an idea and our advisor will inform you of the exact cost of your service before you commit to any work being undertaken by us.

Do I have to pay the full cost upfront?

This will depend on your circumstances and the service you require.

Our advisor will be happy to explain all payment options fully to you.

Where do you cover?

Bond Rees cover the whole of the UK with local branches situated in towns and cities throughout and are ready to help you wherever you need us.

How can I hire Bond Rees?

Just get in touch with our Private Investigators in Harrogate via any of the above provided contact methods and an advisor will call you right back to discuss your situation and how we can help you.

Our advisor will guide you through the investigation process and answer any questions or queries you may have.

If you are completely happy with the solution we can provide we will get your investigation underway as soon as you are ready to proceed.

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