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MJ Backhouse provides a range of pest services for commercial and domestic clients across Yorkshire including Leeds Wakefield Bradford and York. We are proud to be able to provide a high-quality pest control service to business across several different industries, including construction, food, manufacturing and agricultural.  Click below to read about some of our recent projects.

MJ Backhouse - Quarmby Construction

Quarmby Construction

  • Project location: Leeds City Centre
  • Pest type: Birds

MJ Backhouse has recently completed a project to install various pigeon and bird control methods to the old Majestic Nightclub building on City Square in Leeds. Working alongside main contractor Quarmby Construction, MJ Backhouse was awarded the contract following the acquisition of the building by Rushbond last year. Following planning approval by Leeds City Council, […]

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Leeds University - MJ Backhouse Pest Control

Leeds University (Parkinson Building)

  • Project location: Leeds University
  • Pest type: Birds

In March, 2012 MJ Backhouse were awarded a contract to install pigeon netting to the main clock tower of Leeds University. Working alongside main contractor, The Building Restoration Company of Leeds, the University wanted to restore the Parkinson Building Tower to its former glory with a complete restoration. Since the building was built in 1951, […]

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HMP MJ Backhouse

HMP

  • Project location: Yorkshire
  • Pest type: Birds

In 2010 MJ Backhouse undertook a major project at a prison in Leeds, which was having bird problems with pigeons, starlings and sparrows. The bird netting was fixed on a horizontal plain covering the whole yard which covered an area of approximately 40 meters by 20 meters. The netting used on the project was 19mm […]

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Saint-Gobain MJ Backhouse Pest Control Project

Saint-Gobain

  • Project location: York
  • Pest type: All

MJ Backhouse has been providing pest control services for Saint Gobain in Eggborough for over 10 years. They have a rolling contract with us and in that time we have provided pest control services for a number of different pests. Projects include adding bird netting to their Glass Factory building as well as making regular […]

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Henry Boot Construction Selby - MJ Backhouse

Henry Boot Construction

  • Project location: Selby
  • Pest type: Birds

MJ Backhouse has been providing a bird control service for Henry Boot Construction in Dronfield (Selby) for a number of years. The company used to have regular problems with birds nesting on their roof and as a result called us to inspect and then recommend the best way of eradicating their issues. Our first project […]

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Key Property Solutions –Tesco.com

  • Project location: Nationwide
  • Pest type: All

Key Property Solutions Ltd are in charge of the Tesco contracts which we have been involved with for a few years now. We were contacted by them back in May 2013 to add bird netting to several Tesco home delivery deports around the country. The first one was in Essex but since then we have […]

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William Birch and Sons MJ Backhouse Project

William Birch and Sons

  • Project location: York
  • Pest type: All

MJ Backhouse has been providing pest control work for William Birch and Sons for a number of years on projects in York. William Birch and Sons was founded in 1874 and is one of the UK’s oldest construction companies, employing over 100 local people. Our contract with them is mainly centred on providing bird control […]

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Sedacol MJ Backhouse Project York

Sedalcol

  • Project location: Selby
  • Pest type: All

MJ Backhouse has a pest control contract with Sedalcol, pure alcohol manufacturers, for their site in Selby. For four years we have been carrying out contracted pest control checks at the site on Dennison Road, checking that they have no problems with rats or mice, as well as birds at the large site. Through the […]

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Simpson (York) Ltd MJ Backhouse Project

Simpson (York) Ltd

  • Project location: York
  • Pest type: All

MJ Backhouse has provided different sorts of pest control services for Simpson (York) Ltd over the years, including regular checking of their site as well as more scheduled prevention methods. Although no formal contract has ever been put in place an agreement to be on site quickly has always been adhered to and Simpson (York) […]

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Rats Entering Leeds Property Through Drains

  • Project location: Wakefield
  • Pest type: Rats

MJ Backhouse visited a home in Leeds last month after the homeowners had spotted rat activity within their premises, discovering that they were gaining access through a broken drain. Our engineers carried out a comprehensive CCTV drain survey, which shows any faults in the pipeline, and found that the drain was cracked, providing the perfect […]

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Pigeon netting job undertaken for Howdens Joinery

  • Project location:
  • Pest type: Birds

Effective commercial pest control is simply a must for companies of all sizes throughout the Yorkshire area. Having worked with local businesses for almost three decades, we, therefore, understood the urgency of the pigeon problem that Howdens Joinery called us to deal with. The organisation, which is a trade-only manufacturer and supplier, was being troubled […]

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Caddick Construction Ltd MJ Backhouse Project

Caddick Construction Ltd

  • Project location: Pontefract
  • Pest type: Birds

MJ Backhouse are delighted to have been able to provide bird netting for the Caddick Construction Building in Knottingley, near Pontefract. Caddick Construction contacted our team as they wanted to stop birds from perching on their roof and causing problems at their site. After chatting with their senior management and site teams, it was agreed […]

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Northern Cladding MJ Backhouse Project

Northern Cladding

  • Project location: York
  • Pest type: Birds

For many years, we have been providing pigeon control services for Northern Cladding, a specialist roof and wall cladding installed formed in 1993. The company is based in York and have large premises which need regular checks for bird activity and over the last few years we have added netting and spikes to the building, […]

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Gem Construction York MJ Backhouse Project

Gem Construction Ltd

  • Project location: York
  • Pest type: Birds

Gem Construction Ltd contacted MJ Backhouse a few years ago requesting a solution to bird problems they had at their site. After an initial survey and check of their roofing structure, as well as a clear understanding of the company logistics, it was decided that pigeon netting would be added to the building. In total […]

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