About LocalPI

Established in 1999

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

Barnsley Detectives

Barnsley 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.

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Barnsley Detectives offer services to cover all eventualities. To book a service today or to find out more information, call 01226 307 228.

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    Barnsley Detectives experienced management team and highly skilled private investigators ensure that your case is carried out professionally and efficiently.

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About Barnsley

Barnsley Detectives have been operating in Barnsley and Yorkshire and Humberside for almost 20 years.

  • A large part of Barnsley town centre was constructed during the 1960s, and became less aesthetically pleasing over time.
  • Barnsley is a town in South Yorkshire, England.
  • Barnsley lies on the River Dearne, 11.8 miles north of the city of Sheffield
  • Barnsley is 17 miles south of Leeds and 14.5 miles west of Doncaster.
  • Barnsley is surrounded by several smaller settlements which together form the Metropolitan Borough of Barnsley.
  • Barnsley had a population of 218,063 at the 2001 UK Census
  • The area around Cheapside and May Day Green, the metropolitan centre, is home to the market.
  • The Mall Barnsley, which was opened in 1991, houses retailers such as Next and Primark.
  • Barnsley has a large concentration of pubs and bars in the central district.

Barnsley Detectives

Professional, efficient and discreet private investigations in 158 UK cities, backed by an extensive UK network. Barnsley Detectives serve Barnsley and localities throughout Yorkshire and Humberside.

Professional and discreet investigatory services throughout the Metropolitan Borough of Barnsley.





Barnsley Detectives - 95% Success Rate, 100% Legal

If you have any questions about our private investigations services in Barnsley, or private detective packages, then don't hesitate to call our friendly team on 01226 307 228 or contact us via the website.

Barnsley Detectives - The No1 Detective Agency in Barnsley

27 Regent Street, Barnsley, S70 2HJ

Serving Barnsley, Dodworth, Royston, Silkstone, Denby Dale and all areas in and around Yorkshire and Humberside