Private Investigators in Reading

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Bond Rees are the most experienced private investigators in Reading. Our private investigation agency has a 98.7% success rate. Our team has the experience and knowledge help you with resolve any sensitive matter relating surveillance, legal document serving bug sweeping of properties, trace people or gathering evidence for a court case.

Our team of detectives is made up of ex-military, ex-police force, and cyber security experts who have an unrivalled skillset and can deliver results on both a personal and corporate level.

We will get you the results you need, in the shortest times.

Hiring a private detective in Reading
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We work with both private and corporate clients across the UK and have a team of fully trained private detectives with access to the latest equipment to provide the most effective and efficient private investigation services available.

Bond Rees have a local office in Reading that enables them to provide quality professional private investigation across the town and surrounding area.

We welcome enquiries from any person or business seeking private investigation services and look forward to working with you.

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Private Investigator Services in Reading

Our team of professional and fully trained private detectives undertake a wide variety of private investigation services every day for our private and corporate clients such as:

  • 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
  • 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 & 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

Why choose Bond Rees Private Investigators in Reading?

Bond Rees are the premier professional private investigation agency in the UK with branches situated across the country to enable nationwide coverage with the benefit of local knowledge and convenience for you.

We have extensive experience in providing successful professional private investigation services for private individuals and businesses. We have also 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.

Our Birmingham-based Private Investigators have been feature in the press in the UK, and overseas

We employ only professional private detectives with a background that has equipped them with the skill sets and qualities necessary for the role and provide them with full training and state-of-the-art resources and facilities to enable the highest quality of investigations.

Bond Rees are more than aware of the sensitive nature of private investigation and conduct all work with absolute discretion and will protect all of your information and personal details at all times.

We act in a legally compliant and ethical manner when undertaking any investigation or task for you.

Bond Rees will keep you fully informed and updated throughout every investigation and will provide a fully professional report with documented evidence at the end of every project we undertake for you.

We have the ability, experience and resources to achieve the outcomes and evidence that you need in minimal timescales without any frustrating unnecessary delay or drift.

Locations we cover in Reading

Bond Rees are UK wide and can help you with whatever situation you or your business require our assistance with wherever you are in the country. Our Reading branch is located centrally within the town, close to the Reading central Travelodge and the Broad Street Mall.

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We cover all of Reading itself and the surrounding areas out to and including Crowsley to Spencers Wood, and Tidmarsh to Wokingham. Bond Rees is a UK-wide investigations agency with local detectives based across the Berkshire and Oxfordshire region, including Slough, Oxford, Bracknell, Maidenhead, Banbury, Newbury and Windsor.

How to access private investigation services in Reading

Bond Rees are open and available to discuss your need day or night, Monday to Sunday.

You can contact us using any of the below methods and an advisor will call you straight back to inform you how we can help and answer any of your questions or queries:


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.

Private Investigator Costs Reading

The final cost of any services or package we provide to you will depend on the exact circumstances and outcomes required for your case and our advisor will explain this all to you in detail. Our private investigators in Reading are the best in the business, so you can rest assured you will always receive a platinum-level service.

Private investigator costs

For now, please find below a general guide to the costings for our services so you can have an idea of what to expect:

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 Reading?

All sorts of people use the professional services of a private investigation agency every day in the UK for all sorts of reasons.

Bond Rees private investigators in Reading have dealt with a diverse range of issues for private individuals and businesses and provided the practical and effective solution for many different dilemmas and issues.

You may be experiencing difficulties or worries in your relationship with your partner and be anxious that they are cheating on you or engaging in potentially harmful behaviours such as gambling or substance misuse.

You might have lost touch with a family member or old friend, or someone you care about may be missing and you want to track an individual down to check on their wellbeing or regain contact.

You may be in complex legal proceedings regarding divorce or child custody investigations and need evidence of assets, employment, finances or negative and concerning behaviours for the other party to support your case.

It could be that you are feeling targeted by another person and have fears that you are being stalked, observed or having your right to privacy invaded in some way and need a professional to confirm this for you and address any risk.

If you are a business owner you could have concerns that someone is intending or causing harm to the health and success of your company through internal or external means and want to find out exactly what threat is posed and by whom,

You might be worried about fraud, theft or misconduct that you think could be being committed by your employees or associates and want to obtain evidence of this so that you can take decisive action to protect your business.

Whatever is worrying you or causing you difficulty or concern in your personal or professional world right now, Bond Rees can help and provide you with the answers, results and evidence you need to resolve this.

Benefits of hiring an investigator

What benefits can my business see from hiring you?

Bond Rees have a long history of undertaking corporate and employee investigation for some of the largest and high-profile companies and corporations in the UK.

We have extensive experience in this field and a track record for getting to the facts of any situation and providing irrefutable evidence to support in house or formal legal action in response to this.

Bond Rees understand the absolute need to protect any business reputation and keep the event and details of any investigation confidential and guarantee total discretion and data protection for you and your business.

Bond Rees will provide you with a professional private detective who will act as your point of contact and keep you updated and informed throughout the investigation process.

We will provide you with a full professional report and photographic evidence to support any findings we have made at the conclusion of every investigation.

Do you help law firms in Reading?

We investigate for Reading law firms

Bond Rees provide professional services to legal firms across the UK such as process serving, delivery of legal documentation, ID checking and person tracing amongst others on a daily basis.

We would be pleased to hear from any Reading legal firm and support them professionally with whatever service they require from us.

Are private investigators legal?

Professional private investigation is a fully legal and recognised service in the UK and can provide evidence and witness statements that are accepted within courts to support legal cases.

Legislation such as the Human Rights Act 1998, GDPR, the Data Protection Act 2018 and the Investigatory Powers Act 2016 to name a few examples are relevant to the undertaking of an investigation of an individual or company in the UK/

These provide a legal framework and guidance that must be followed to ensure ethical and legitimate private or corporate investigation.

Bond Rees private investigators in Reading adhere fully to all legal requirements and are a legitimate and ethical professional private investigation agency.

What can a private investigator legally do?

There is a lot of confusion and urban myth surrounding what a professional private detective can actually do to get to the truth and answers that the role requires.

Bond Rees have the knowledge and understanding of legal frameworks to ensure that every task undertaken within our investigation processes is legitimate and will ensure that you or your business are never at risk of legal challenge as a result of work carried out by us.

Our professional investigators use a wealth of legitimate activities available to them in combination with their training, experience, knowledge, and the resources provided to achieve comprehensive and effective investigation.

The types of legally compliant activities they use to support this are diverse and range from covert surveillance and use of surveillance equipment, to in depth information and record searches using advanced and specialist technology and software.

Bond Rees professional private detectives can conduct all kinds of investigatory enquiries whether this be online or physical in nature and will ensure that they tap in to a wide range of sources to obtain a comprehensive and thorough picture of the individual, company or situation pertinent to your investigation.

Private Investigator FAQs

Private Investigator FAQs

Why hire a professional?

Undertaking private investigation yourself can be a frustrating and risky process; you won’t have the training or resources available to a professional and may struggle to navigate the complex legal frameworks surrounding this task.

Hiring a professional removes risk of potential legal action to yourself and ensures that you will obtain the results you need in the timescales that allow you to act.

Will I receive evidence for my investigation findings?

Yes. Our private investigators in Reading provide a full report and photographic evidence to you at the conclusion of every investigation undertaken.

Do I need to pay the full cost upfront?

This will depend on the details of your case and the services you require; our advisor will be happy to provide you with details of all payment options available to you.

Will you be able to resolve my situation?

Bond Rees get to the truth and provide evidence for all sorts of personal and professional situations and will be able to advise of the practical solution to whatever issue you are facing.

Are you genuine?

Bond Rees recognise that the world of private investigation unfortunately has its fair share of scammers and con merchants; we reassure you that we are seasoned professionals and provide exactly what we promise.

When can my investigation start?

Straight away! Bond Rees have professional private detectives in your area ready and able to start work now or whenever you need it.

How long will investigation take?

This depends on the exact nature of your investigation but our advisor will be happy to discuss realistic timescales with you in regard to your exact needs.

How can I hire Bond Rees?

You can contact us on any of the above provided communication methods or just fill out the enquiry form at the bottom of the page.

One of our private investigators in Reading will get straight back to you to find out what you need and explain the services and solutions we can provide.

If you are completely happy with the services we can offer you, we can get started on your investigation without delay.

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