About LocalPI

Established in 1999

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

Sheffield Detectives

Sheffield 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.

For Free Advice Phone: 0114 358 3448

Sheffield Detectives offer services to cover all eventualities. To book a service today or to find out more information, call 0114 358 3448.

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Why Choose Sheffield Detectives?

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

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About Sheffield

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

  • Historically a part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, Sheffield has grown from its largely industrial roots to encompass a wider economic base.
  • Sheffield is a city and metropolitan borough of South Yorkshire, England.
  • Sheffield's name derives from the River Sheaf, which runs through the city.
  • The population of Sheffield is 534,500.
  • Sheffield is one of the eight largest regional English cities that make up the English Core Cities Group.
  • During the 19th century, Sheffield gained an international reputation for steel production.
  • Sheffield received its municipal charter in 1893.
  • Sheffield's GVA (gross value added) has increased by 60% in recent years, standing at £8.7 billion in 2006.
  • The economy has experienced steady growth averaging around 5% annually, greater than that of the broader region of Yorkshire and the Humber.
  • It is estimated that Sheffield has over two million trees, more per person than any other city in Europe; 61% of the city is green space.
  • Sheffield is a geographically diverse city.
  • Sheffield nestles in a natural amphitheatre created by several hills and the confluence of five rivers.
  • Sheffield also has a very wide variety of habitat, comparing favourably with any city in the United Kingdom.
  • Sheffield has an international reputation for metallurgy and steel-making.

Sheffield Detectives

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

Members of the Sheffield Chamber of commerce and proud to provide the highest quality of private and commercial investigation services in South Yorkshire and the UK. Experience case managers are ready to assist you with any confidential enquiries.





Sheffield Detectives - 95% Success Rate, 100% Legal

By choosing to work with Sheffield Detectives, you are choosing a professional, efficient and reliable detective agency with a strong local knowledge of Sheffield, Yorkshire and Humberside and surrounding areas. Our in-house private investigators, operatives and managers are trained to the highest standard. Our equipment is best-of-class. Sheffield 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 Sheffield, or private detective packages, then don't hesitate to call our friendly team on 0114 358 3448 or contact us via the website.

Sheffield Detectives - The No1 Detective Agency in Sheffield

Albion House, Savile Street, Sheffield, S4 7UD

Serving Sheffield, Penistone, Glossop, Buxton, Bakewell, Matlock, Retford and Dronfield and all areas in and around Yorkshire and Humberside