About LocalPI

About LocalPI

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

Liverpool Detectives

Liverpool Detectives is part of LocalPI, the UK's largest private investigators. We have an unrivalled 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.

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About Liverpool

Liverpool Detectives have been operating in Liverpool and the North West for almost 20 years.

  • Referred to as the Liverpool Maritime Mercantile City, the site comprises six separate locations in the city including the Pier Head, Albert Dock and William Brown Street and includes many of the city's most famous landmarks.
  • Liverpool is a city and metropolitan borough of Merseyside, England, along the eastern side of the Mersey Estuary.
  • Liverpool was founded as a borough in 1207 and was granted city status in 1880.
  • Liverpool is the fourth largest city in the United Kingdom and has a population of 435,500.
  • Historically a part of Lancashire, the urbanisation and expansion of Liverpool were largely brought about by the city's status as a major port.
  • By the 18th century, trade from the West Indies, Ireland and mainland Europe coupled with close links with the Atlantic Slave Trade furthered the economic expansion of Liverpool.
  • By the early 19th century, 40% of the world's trade passed through Liverpool's docks, contributing to Liverpool's rise as a major city.
  • Inhabitants of Liverpool are referred to as Liverpudlians but are also known as 'Scousers', in reference to the local dish known as 'scouse', a form of stew.
  • Liverpool's status as a port city has contributed to its diverse population, which, historically, were drawn from a wide range of peoples, cultures, and religions, particularly those from Ireland.
  • The city is also home to the oldest Black African community in the country and the oldest Chinese community in Europe.
  • The popularity of The Beatles and the other groups from the Merseybeat era contributes to Liverpool's status as a tourist destination.
  • In 2004, several areas throughout the city centre were granted World Heritage Site status by UNESCO.
  • By the start of the 19th century, 40% of the world's trade was passing through Liverpool and the construction of major buildings reflected this wealth.
  • In the 1960s Liverpool was the centre of the 'Merseybeat' sound which became synonymous with The Beatles and fellow Liverpudlian rock bands.
  • From the mid-1970s onwards Liverpool's docks and traditional manufacturing industries went into sharp decline.
  • At the end of the 20th century Liverpool was concentrating on regeneration, a process which still continues today.
  • Liverpool was also the site of the UK's first provincial airport, operating from 1930.

Liverpool Detectives

Professional, efficient and discreet private investigations in 158 UK cities, backed by an extensive UK network. Liverpool Detectives serve Liverpool and localities throughout the North West.

Professional Private Investigations for both private and commercial clients, along the Mersey and beyond. Liverpool Detectives provide proof of cheating partners, theft and commercial investigations.





Liverpool Detectives - 95% Success Rate, 100% Legal

By choosing to work with Liverpool Detectives, you are choosing a professional, efficient and reliable detective agency with a strong local knowledge of Liverpool, the North West and surrounding areas. Our in-house private investigators, operatives and managers are trained to the highest standard. Our equipment is best-of-class. Liverpool Detectives are industry leaders in customer service.

All of our private detective services are conducted discreetly and in total confidence.

Last - but not least - you can rest assured that our private investigations services are 100% legal - they comply with all relevant rules and regulations.

Any Questions?

If you have any questions about our private investigations services in Liverpool, or private detective packages, then don't hesitate to call our friendly team on 0151 676 2581 or contact us via the website.

Liverpool Detectives - The No1 Detective Agency in Liverpool

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Serving Liverpool, Pier Head, Albert Dock, Childwall, Mossley Hill, Woolton, Tuebrook and Stoneycroft and all areas in and around the North West