Company founded by Mike Taylor following his early career as a film animal trainer. known then as MT Avian Control initially specialising in bird control SERVICES.
Made possible with a grant of £500 and £1500 loan from Princes Trust, the 700th business supported by the Princes Trust in the North East.
Rebranded to Contego as we moved to national bird & pest control service delivery
Over the first five years the company had grown across the North of the UK providing bird control services and had diversified into pest control. It was time to rebrand. Contego was born.
2017 we became a living wage employer & Carbon neutral company
2018 Norman Smith Joined As Managing Director
Sold national pest control service delivery model.
2019 Introduction of Contego Surveillance SMART PEST CONTROL
Contego Home Pest National domestic pest control
2020 Contego pledge – our commitment to giving back
2020 Contego Home Shield
DIY Range Launched
2021 £5M Contego revenue Target
Disrupting target models.
£10M Main Challenger Brand
In the UK