About LocalPI

Established in 1999

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

Croydon Detectives

Croydon 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.

For Free Advice Phone: 020 3281 7159

Croydon Detectives offer services to cover all eventualities. To book a service today or to find out more information, call 020 3281 7159.

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About Croydon

Croydon Detectives have been operating in Croydon and London Central for almost 20 years.

  • In the mid 20th century these sectors were replaced with retailing and service economy, brought about as a result of a massive redevelopment of office blocks and the Whitgift shopping centre.
  • Croydon is a major commercial centre in south London and the principal settlement of the London Borough of Croydon.
  • Croydon is 9.5 miles (15.3 km) south of Charing Cross, and is one of the major metropolitan centres identified in the London Plan.
  • Croydon is located on the natural transport corridor between London and England's south coast, just to the north of a gap in the North Downs.
  • Historically a part of Surrey, at the time of the Norman conquest of England Croydon had a church, a mill and around 365 inhabitants.
  • In the early 20th century Croydon was an important industrial area, known for metal working, car manufacture and its airport.
  • Croydon was amalgamated into Greater London in 1965.
  • Croydon appears in Domesday Book as Croindene.
  • Croydon was held by Archbishop Lanfranc of Canterbury.
  • Croydon developed into one of the main market towns of northeast Surrey.
  • Croydon's market place was laid out on the higher ground to the east of the manor house in the triangle now bounded by High Street, Surrey Street and Crown Hill.
  • Croydon's Parish Church is a Perpendicular-style church which was remodelled in 1849 but was destroyed in a great fire in 1867.
  • Croydon's Parish Church is the burial place of six Archbishops of Canterbury.
  • In more modern times Croydon has developed an important centre for shopping, with the construction of the Whitgift Centre, which opened in 1969.
  • Croydon is bordered by Selhurst and South Norwood to the north, which are both part of the same borough.

Croydon Detectives

Professional, efficient and discreet private investigator services in 158 UK cities, backed by an extensive UK network. Croydon Detectives serve Croydon and localities throughout London Central.

At Croydon Detectives we pride ourselves on the quality of our work. In operation since 1999, our team have a wealth of experience to help meet your case needs.




Croydon Detectives - 95% Success Rate, 100% Legal

If you have any questions about our private investigations services in Croydon, or private detective packages, then don't hesitate to call our friendly team on 020 3281 7159 or contact us via the website.

Croydon Detectives - The No1 Detective Agency in Croydon

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Serving Croydon, Thornton Heath, Addiscombe, Waddon, Selsdon, Shirley, Beddington, Selhurst and South Norwood and all areas in and around London Central