Private Investigators and Process Servers in East Sussex

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Private Investigators and Process Servers | Coastal Investigation Services

Coastal Investigation Service

Professional and discreet.

Coastal Investigation Service are Private Investigators and Process Servers in East Sussex.


Ex-UK Police officers from specialist backgrounds working to the highest professional standards in the public and private sector, we continue to provide a professional and discreet service for commercial and private clients.

Working within a strict code of ethics all of our investigations and process serving complies with the Data Protection and Human Rights Act.

A company of the highest integrity, our thorough and effective approach aims to deliver results through a bespoke investigation process that remains cost effective. Email us in the strictest confidence for informal no commitment advice at or telephone 01323 891182

Coastal Investigation Services, professional and discreet

Process Serving & Litigation Enquiries.

Bryan Thomas Associates is the Process Serving division within Coastal Investigation Services. Based in East Sussex we offer over 30 years of experience in the serving of legal process and litigation support. Providing a facility to the Legal Profession, Local Authorities, Private Companies and members of the public, we make the delivery of your legal documents a simple, stress-free and cost effective process.

Litigation Support and Process Serving to include the following:
Affidavits, Statement of Service, Witness Statements, N39 Order to Attend Court, Family proceedings, Statutory demands
Bankruptcy petitions, Witness Subpoenas, Occupation Orders
Freezing Orders, Financial Means Reports.

General Investigations and Tracing Services

General Investigations
Tracing Debtors
Missing persons
Locating Probate beneficiaries
Staff sickness and absence investigations
Infidelity concerns
Lifestyle reporting

For more information and to make an initial enquiry
email us in the strictest confidence at or telephone 01323 891182

Repossessions and Licensing Notices

Surveillance & Counter Surveillance Services

  • Video, Still & Audio capture
  • Using the latest technical equipment
  • Rural and Urban observations
  • Human and Electronic Counter surveillance measures
  • Mobile Surveillance
  • Foot Surveillance
  • Static Surveillance
  • Electronic Surveillance

For more information and to make an initial enquiry
email us in the strictest confidence at or telephone 01323 891182

Areas Covered

East & West Sussex, Surrey, Kent, Hampshire and the Metropolitan areas. National and international services are undertaken with the help of carefully selected associates. Call 01323 891182 or  email us for informal no commitment advice in the strictest confidence at 


This is the Privacy Policy of Coastal Investigation Sevices

This is a statement of a Privacy Policy adopted by Coastal Investigation Services

Coastal Investigation Services needs to collect and use certain types of information about people with whom it deals in order to operate. These include current, past and prospective employees, suppliers, clients/customers, and others with whom it communicates. In addition, it may occasionally be required by law to collect and use certain types of information of this kind to comply with the requirements of government departments.


This personal information must be dealt with properly however it is collected, recorded and used –whether on paper, in a computer, or recorded on other material – and there are safeguards to ensure this in the Data Protection Act 1998.


We regard the lawful and correct treatment of personal Coastal Investigations Services
as very important to successful operations, and to maintaining confidence between those with whom we deal and ourselves. We ensure that our organisation treats personal information lawfully and correctly.


To this end we fully endorse and adhere to the Principles of Data Protection, as enumerated in the Data Protection Act 1998.


Specifically, the Principles require that personal information:
Shall be processed fairly and lawfully and, in particular, shall not be processed unless
specific conditions are met;
Shall be obtained only for one or more specified and lawful purposes, and shall not be further processed in any manner incompatible with that purpose or those purposes;
Shall be adequate, relevant and not excessive in relation to the purpose or purposes for
which they are processed;
Shall be accurate and, where necessary, kept up to date;
Shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes;
Shall be processed in accordance with the rights of data subjects under the Act;
Appropriate technical and organisational measures shall be taken against unauthorised or
unlawful processing of personal data and against accidental loss or destruction of, or damage to, personal data.
Shall not be transferred to a country or territory outside the European Economic Area unless
that country or territory ensures an adequate level of protection for the rights and freedoms of data subjects in relation to the processing of personal data.
Therefore, Coastal Investigation Services will, through appropriate management, strict application of criteria and controls:
Observe fully conditions regarding the fair collection and use of information;
Meet its legal obligations to specify the purposes for which information is used;
Collect and process appropriate information, and only to the extent that it is needed to fulfil
operational needs or to comply with any legal requirements;
Ensure the quality of information used;
Apply strict checks to determine the length of time information is held;
Ensure that the rights of people about whom information is held, are able to be fully exercised under the Act. These include: the right to be informed that processing is being undertaken; the right of access to one’s personal information: the right to prevent processing in certain circumstances; the right to correct, rectify, block or erase information which is regarded as incorrect.


In addition Coastal Investigation Services will ensure that:
There is someone with specific responsibility for data protection in the organisation.
Everyone managing and handling personal information understands that they are
contractually responsible for following good data protection practice;
Everyone managing and handling personal information is appropriately trained to do so;
Everyone managing and handling personal information is appropriately supervised;
Anybody wanting to make enquiries about handling personal information knows what to do;
Queries about handling personal information are promptly and courteously dealt with;
Methods of handling personal information are clearly described;
A regular review and audit is made of the way personal information is managed;
Methods of handling personal information are regularly assessed and evaluated;
Performance with handling personal information is regularly assessed and evaluated.

Our use and deployment of GPS Tracking Devices is compliant with the The Association Of British Investigators Good Practice Guide & Policy. (Click here for the ABI’S policy document.)


Date:  1st August 2017


Costs will always be discussed with our clients at the outset. Pricing for clients without some form of consultation is inaccurate as every engagement seeks different requirements.

All initial consultation time is free, aiming to ensure your investigation remains cost effective.

Coastal Investigation Services are
Registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office,  Registration number ZA059173.

Full professional indemnity insurance.

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