Live Honey Bee Removal and Relocation Specialists

Specialists in the live removal and relocation of honey bees that beekeepers and ordinary pest controllers can’t!

How can we help you?

Honey bee removal experts SwarmCatcher are THE UK specialists in removing and relocating unwelcome honey bees that have arrived at a property and taken up permanent residence in a place they shouldn’t have. Here on our site you will find a lot of information about options for removing and relocating honey bees to enable you to decide on what best to do. We have split these options under three main categories.

The bees and honeycomb are extracted and relocated without using insecticide. We then proof and reinstate to prevent more bees reoccupying. There’s no need for an expensive false guarantee linked to reoccupation of bees to a specific spot on your property. Seriously, read any guarantee offered and carefully think about all the getout clauses it has. Rather you can be assured we have carried out the work correctly and properly, but if you want a short duration guarantee full of get out clauses we can discuss it.

This ethical and correctly carried out live bee removal and relocation service is provided by relatively few people within the UK, and even fewer that are properly insured for doing so. We are insured to carry out all aspects of the work, we just aren’t the type to do it any other way, and have been doing so for many years. Should it be financially beneficial to you we suggest you also look at using specialist contractors; we are proud to have work alonside some of the specialists  that we have, who have been equally particular about there work.

Our methodology does not contaminate the environment, damage your home,  kill other bee colonies or allow insecticide to enter the human food chain and eliminates the possibility of being fined for not complying with the law and various regulations.

There’s rarely a need for a very expensive bee survey that tells you little or for a drone to take aerial photographs of what is already known, all that is usually needed is a few photographs and some questions answered for us to be able to give you a guide on what is required to remove and relocate the bees. Of course if you have had a survey carried out then please send us a copy so we can discuss your situation or just give us a call or fill in the “contact us” form so we may get back to you.

Do you have an unwelcome bees nest?        Call us now!

Honey Bees in Roof

Generally speaking honey bees don’t colonise roof spaces, when they are flying in beneath tiles they more often than not are colonising a cavity wall or an old dismantled chimney stack that is hidden beneath the tiles.

Honey Bees in Chimney

We attend more chimney honey bee removals than we do of any other type of honey bee removal or cutout. When honey bees occupy a chimney space it is usually one of three scenarios or a combination of them.

Honey Bees in Wall

We remove bees from walls and we can do it without taking them down if you can live with the bees for a couple of months more. But for those of you that can’t we can still get the bees out of the wall.

Contact Us Today

We capture bee swarms. We rehome honey bees. Contact us now if you have a swarm or colony near you. Please give us a call at 02922 401649 or use the contact form below.

Our honey bee loving Specialist is waiting for you!

Testimonial

Successful removal of bees nest from roof cavity

After 3 years of having bees buzzing around the roof gable end of our converted barn, and having had our youngest son stung a couple of times, we decided it was time to deal with the problem. Having had some advice but little help from the local council, we were put in contact with Swarmcatcher through somebody local who had used their services before.
During the week after Easter and after having a scaffold frame installed, Ian arrived to do the tricky job of locating the nest under the slate roof tiles and then remove them. With help from Tony, they worked for over a day, carefully removing tiles and then having isolated what turned out to be a larger nest than expected, removed all the bees and comb – and all of this carried out wearing protective clothing and working at a height of about 30 ft.
We had nothing but praise for the work they carried out. Ian was incredibly knowledgeable about bees in general (bee management has been in the family for generations) and was happy to answer all our questions and educate us about the life cycle and social make up of these most amazing creatures.
Their work was done efficiently and effectively and any mess was cleared up without any prompting.
A bonus for us was to have the some of the delicious honeycomb from the nest and there was so much in the nest there was plenty to share as well as to feed the bees as they made their way with Ian to Wales and to their new apiary.
We are so glad we did not follow some advice and have the bees poisoned and we were very lucky to have been put in contact with Ian and the Swarmcatcher’s service whom we would highly recommend to anybody who wants to remove their unwanted bees with care and understanding. Many thanks Ian!
G & C

Geoff Sharp