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Innovation, science and technical training: A centre of excellence

The Power Centre, our Global Research and Development Centre, drives our industry-leading innovations for commercial pest control.

Opened in 2017, the £2 million investment is designed to bring the company’s scientific and technical expertise, as well as our renowned training academy under one roof. These combined facilities give Rentokil industry-leading capabilities to enhance our leadership in pest control and demonstrate our commitment to protecting homes and businesses across the world.

Research, development and the scientific expertise that supports these activities have been fundamental to our business since the founding of Rentokil in 1925.

World-class research facilities for pest control innovation

Our Global Research and Development centre has been at the forefront of pest control innovation and technology; creating, prototyping and testing the latest pest control solutions to support businesses across the globe. Home to one of the largest collections of pest insects in Europe, The Power Centre features:

Culture rooms

Controlled environments to better understanding of bed bugs and other blood feeding pests.

Rodent pen

Rat and mice behaviour are monitored for the development of effective detection tools.

Fly room

Research rooms where flies are released to test application and efficacy of fly control solutions.

Field test

Testing innovations in real world environments as part of the regulatory approval process.

Commercial pest control innovations in the pipeline

From digital pest control to non-toxic solutions, innovation is at the core of our business. Our team of pest control experts are made up of PhD qualified scientists with specialisms across zoology and entomology, regulatory and product development specialists. Collaborating with local technical experts and field technicians, they work tirelessly to refine pest identification, monitoring and control techniques to support diverse business sectors.

Pest control services

Innovative pest management solutions to mitigate the risk of pest infestations in your business.

Specialist disinfection services for your premises

A fast response, discrete and legally compliant range of disinfection services to help protect your business against infectious bacteria, viruses and disease.t response, discrete and legally compliant range of disinfection services to help protect your business against infectious bacteria, viruses and disease.