About LocalPI

Established in 1999

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

Sunderland Detectives

Sunderland 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.

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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Sunderland Detectives offer services to cover all eventualities. To book a service today or to find out more information, call 0191 501 6116.

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About Sunderland

Sunderland Detectives have been operating in Sunderland and the North East for almost 20 years.

  • Sunderland's station was opened in 1879 but was completely redesigned to facilitate football teams who were drawn to play at Roker Park.
  • Sunderland lies at the heart of the City of Sunderland, a metropolitan borough of Tyne and Wear, in North East England.
  • Sunderland is situated at the mouth of the River Wear.
  • Sunderland has the motto of Nil Desperandum Auspice Deo loosely translated it means Never Despair, Trust In God.
  • Sunderland is the 26th largest city in England.
  • At 3,874 hectares, Sunderland is the 45th largest urban area in England by measure of area.
  • Sunderland has some of the most deprived areas in England.
  • On May 7 and 8th 2005, Sunderland played host to BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend concert.
  • Sunderland has two local newspapers.
  • Sunderland's first film company was established in 2008; and is known as 'Tanner Films Ltd'.
  • Sunderland also hosts the free International Festival of Kites.
  • Sunderland's inaugural film festival took place in December 2003 at the Bonded Warehouse.
  • Sunderland has also recentlybeen voted as one of the best nights out in the country.

Sunderland Detectives

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

If you require evidence of a cheating partner, have a problem employee or have an issue that requires sensitive and discreet investigation then Sunderland Detectives professional team is ready to help.





Sunderland Detectives - 95% Success Rate, 100% Legal

By choosing to work with Sunderland Detectives, you are choosing a professional, efficient and reliable detective agency with a strong local knowledge of Sunderland, the North East and surrounding areas. Our in-house private investigators, operatives and managers are trained to the highest standard. Our equipment is best-of-class. Sunderland 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 Sunderland, or private detective packages, then don't hesitate to call our friendly team on 0191 501 6116 or contact us via the website.

Sunderland Detectives - The No1 Detective Agency in Sunderland

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Serving Sunderland, Farringdon, Hylton Castle, Carley Hill, Grindon, Red House and Downhill and all areas in and around the North East