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You might be interested in the Financial Section on this site. Banks, like Building Societies, often have a restricted range of services - and are notoriously conservative when investing your money. This usually results in very low rates of return. Our financial section covers other Financial Institutions, Mortgages, Investment Consultants, Credit & Finance Companies - and Crowd Funding!

Also see below for all the Building Societies around Your Postcode with their contact details. Just click through to go to a map, street views, reviews and a link to their own websites.



45 Milsom St, Banes, Bath BA1 1DU, UK – 0345 740 4404

Not the most ideal location, but it's a bank. Can't really say much more than that

Helpful staff.

Lloyds Bank

Oldfield Park Bath, 23 Moorland Rd, Bath BA2 3PW, UK – 0345 300 0000

Thank you. I was looking for the full postal address and that's what you gave. Pity there was no Bank Managers name though.


15 High St, Bath BA1 5AH, UK – 0345 788 8444

Helpful friendly staff.

It's a good bank in a good location

Building Societies

Bath Investment & Building Society

15 Queen Square, Bath BA1 2HN, UK – 01225 423271

Small savings and mortgage specialists who specialise in flexibility and personal service.


21 Old Bond St, Bath BA1 2LA, UK – 0800 554 0403

Iv never had a bad service their. I would recommend them to anyone. A great service and disable access as well.

Reasonably good bank, not the best location but don't let that get you

The Coventry

2A Wood St, Bath BA1 2JQ, UK – 01225 427764

Local Chambers of Commerce for BA1 2BA. These can be an extraordinarily effective way of getting into the business community and / or getting things done. Equally they can be entirely useless depending on the chair. If they have networking events associated with them definitely go, and keep going, if you have a business that need local support. What you put in is exactly what you get out. Below is the national site. Watch this slot - it might improve!

High St, Bath, City Centre, Bath BA1 5AW, UK – 01225 394041

This place has been here for as the City itself. There are number of coffee shops and eateries. A delicatessen, hardware store, second hand bookshop and an hairdressers amongst others. Great atmosphere, highly recommend a visit!

The rooms are beautiful, as you'd expect from an old government building in Bath.

Bath MOT

Fleet Services Depot, Locksbrook Rd, Bath BA1 3EL, UK – 01225 477314

These lot are life savers! Extremely friendly and go out of there way to help you. Mot car in no time. I returned for a retest. They are fab! Highly recommend!

OK, an MOT is an MOT but why not be choosey who does it for you? Just had mine done at the Council MOT station Locksbrook Road. I rate it very highly because; its easy to get to, staff are friendly, complimentary tea/coffee, no up-selling of additional services, fast and efficient, they do it while you wait at the appointed time, ( so in and out in 1 hr. They offer a free reminder service for next year (DVLA charge $1.50 for this service), a loyalty discount for next year, and of course the profits that would have lined the garage owners pockets are put back into Council services reducing my Council Tax bill. And more importantly for me, they have no incentive to fail the car to get extra work as has been my experience in the past with MOT stations linked to garage services. Why go elsewhere?

Registration of Births Deaths & Marriages

Guildhall, High St, Bath BA1 5AW, UK – 01225 477234

We were married at Kingston Registry Office in February and then went on to have our Reception in the Guildhall - the Queen Anne Suite. We cannot praise everyone at the Guildhall enough from the Register Office Team through to Monika and her staff who looked after us so well both before during and after our lovely wedding day. Nothing was too much trouble and everything was accomplished with the minimum of fuss, lots of laughter yet a very professional approach.. We wanted an informal relaxed celebration with close family and a few friends and it was perfect. Everything that could be done was done to make our day exactly as we had planned and hoped for. Our guests all commented on what a beautiful wedding it was. Thank you to everyone concerned Cyd and Richard Slade 03/03/2017

This link works well. If you have fly tipping, litter issues etc you can either click and enter your local authority or find it on an interactive map. The services just drop down for you.
Find the local council, MP and MEP for BA1. Type your postcode into relevant box and find details for your local councillor, MP and MEP. MPs can be extremely useful if you want a local issue aired or fixed. Get an appointment for a surgery meeting if you want to talk directly to your MP.

Councils have also become increasingly useful, business focused and lean. If you want something done think about contacting your local council or contacting your local representative. Click below to get the contact details of your representatives for the Bath area
Find local dentists and dental practices around Bath and BA1 2BA with location maps and contact details. The link below takes you to a vastly improved NHS site which tells you what you need to know! This includes whether they take NHS patients and lots of other useful information. You can also find out whether they do orthodontic dentistry and other complex work.

Well worth a click.

Dental Surgeries

Bath Spa Dentistry

19 James St W, Bath BA1 2BT, UK – 01225 464346

This is a Super practice. Very Friendly team and lovely environment. Dentists and hygienists are superb and I would not hesitate to recommend this practice to anyone. Staff are very knowledgeable and always go above and beyond!

My visits to Bath Spa Dentistry are always something to look forward to. This is because it begins as I enter, with a friendly reception - which puts me in a relaxed frame of mind, before any work begins. Jason - who handles my somewhat unusual one off brace fitting ;is with his assistant both efficient and calm during procedures. He also makes time for a brief chat or joke - making the time spent in the chair fly by. To sum it all up, I would say that what appeals to me, is that I trust the high quality professional skill sets that the staff offer, and at the same time admire their people friendly methods used. Keep up the fine work, David Snowdon

No Fear Dentist

St Michaels Dental Surgery, Walwyn Cl, Bath BA2 1SX, UK – 01225 334733

I've never felt so relaxed at the dentist !

Bath Dental Excellence

29 Brock St, Bath BA1 2LN, UK – 01225 422695

We went for an emergency due to tooth pain. We had the best customer service ever the biggest help that we could receive. Ladies that were working in reception did all the best they could to find us a dentist just because they had none available at that time. We really appreciate Your work and Your help that You gaved to us. THANK YOU

First class service from Bath Dental Excellence. I cannot recommend this company highly enough, they are truly fantastic. I have been to other dentists in the past but the service I recevied here is second to none, thank you to the friendly welcoming staff.

Oldfield Surgery

45 Upper Oldfield Park, Bath BA2 3HT, UK – 01225 421137

The doctors are very helpful and informative. They definitely don't mess around. I hate it when you go to the doctors and they don't give you anything to relieve your symptoms but the doctors here are great. Its also good that they have a pharmacy and dentist upstairs also. If you're a student in Bath I would highly recommend here!

Widcombe Surgery

Widcombe Surgery, 3-4 Widcombe Hill, Bath BA2 4JT, UK – 01225 310883

GP’s & Staff Widcombe Surgery 3-4 Widcombe Parade Widcombe Bath BA2 4JT Our ref: SES//68416 25th July 2016 To the GP’s & Staff at Widcombe Surgery, I am writing to congratulate everyone at your surgery on the fantastic patient care that you provide to the people of Bath. The recent national survey results are a testament to this. In the Bath and North East Somerset area, on average, 94% of patients feel the service they receive from their local surgery is "good" which is well above the national average of 85%. It is by virtue of the hard-work of surgeries, like your own, that Bath boasts among the best customer survey results in the country. Everyone in Bath is very grateful for the care that Widcombe Surgery provides and it brings great reassurance to know that we benefit from some of the best surgery staff in the country. Everyone at Widcombe Surgery should be very proud of the results achieved, which rank your surgery, not only amongst the best in the area, but across the country too. It is particularly impressive that 84% feel that their GP listens to them at your surgery which is a staple of the service that you provide. I am sure that you will continue to provide unparalleled levels of customer care. Please do pass on my congratulations to the rest of the staff and please do not hesitate to get in touch if I can ever be of any assistance. Best wishes, Ben Howlett Member of Parliament for Bath

An excellent Surgery with a great team of friendly and helpful Doctors and other medical staff and workers. After having been with this Surgery for more than 10 years I have never had a reason to complain about the service I have received. Truly a medical team I trust! and to top it off it has a Chemist shop attached allowing for great communication between the Doctors and Chemist when required.

Grosvenor Place Surgery

26 Grosvenor Pl, Bath BA1 6BA, UK – 01225 484748


NHS Direct is now NHS 24. Just dial 111 to speak to a professional or click the link below for there self help website. Lots of really useful info but keep clear of heart surgery! If in doubt ask your GP or call 111. Good luck.

British Gas - Breakdown & Repairs 0845 9 60 50 40

Fire - Ambulance - Police 999

Royal United Hospital

Combe Park, Bath, Avon BA1 3NG, UK – 01225 428331

Every time my wife or I have needed them we have had excellent care. They have a constrained site and a big development programme which is bound to cause difficulties. There is a very good park and ride system if you object to the parking charges.

I know people gripe about the NHS but I have only had positive experiences here.

Royal National Hospital For Rheumatic Diseases

Upper Borough Walls, Bath BA1 1RL, UK – 01225 465941

A fantastic service, I am always treated with respect, I am given options in my own care and my opinion matters to them. I am very very lucky to be cared for by this amazing team, I'm not so lucky as for the reason why I am here in the first place but that is irrelevant. Wonderfully kind team, including receptionists. Knowledgable respectful and approachable medical professionals. I can't rate them highly enough, they have changed my life for the better.

From my first experience of being greeted with a warm handshake, introduction and smile by the consultant who had agreed to see me started off my fantastic experience of this hospital. This continued during the consultation where the doctor genuine listening to me, and making the time to perform a thorough and comprehensive examination and history taking made me feel greatly at ease. My care was firmly at the centre of all the staff's ethos, that I had the pleasure to encounter. This attitude to care meant that I was included in ever step; from gaining a diagnosis, through to options about what treatments were available and being offered a place on a fantastic course that were led by a fantastic team who tailored the course to individuality of myself allowing me to step away with hope and empowerment at the end of the course that I'd have the right tools to start to understand and manage my health (my disease) therefore feeling like I could optimise my health. While never worrying that if was unsure of something or that it things changed I could contact the team and get the answers I needed. A fantastic hospital, great team, continuity of care and understanding of managing the person with the long term conditions in a way that a lot of other hospitals could learn from rather that just treating the disease.

Bath Centre for Pain Services

Royal National Hospital For Rheumatic Diseases, Upper Borough Walls, Bath BA1 1RL, UK – 01225 473427

This is where my life changed for the best. Met great Drs but for the month I stayed here I learnt how to live with my pain, More important though we're the other people on the course with me, going through the same things in life. I met the most fantastic people that soon became very close friends. Jane, Aileen, Irene, Joy, Tracey, Barry and Kevin. Love and miss them all xxxx

Local hospitals - community hospitals and hospitals with A&E departments for BA1 2BA.

The new NHS website below is very well worth a look. Hospitals are not only listed but evaluated. I certainly know which ones I would go to! At the very least you will know what questions to ask if you are sent to one which has not entered its data. Good luck!
Find the local Health Trust for BA1 2BA
This Parliamentary website will find MPs - just type in your postcode. It also gives details of how to contact your MP

Find Local Churches & Places of Worship

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Locksbrook Rd, Bath BA1 3ES, UK – 01225 446804

Beautiful service for anyone to attend!

Widcombe Baptist Church

Pulteney Rd (South), Bath BA2 4JR, UK – 01225 316358

My wife and I we were in Bath on Easter Sunday and attended service at this church..we were made very welcome and found the service uplifting

St John's Church

S Parade, Bath BA2 4AF, UK – 01225 464471

Beautiful Church. While visiting Bath I lucked into attending Stations of the Cross here. It was reverent and a good reminder of what's important during Lent.

Ilove the Church nice and peaceful..I can feel that im talking to Jesus everytime I attend the Mass..

Your local Christian churches. Click on your town/village to find churches in your area. Good and media savvy churches will give you a real feel for what sort of service to expect.
This is a brilliant site. Click to see virtually everything you are likely to need to know about the Police and crime statistics around Bath. You can often even see a photo of your local policeman!

Crimestoppers - Call 0800 555111 or 101 for non emergency

Find Recycling Centres

Bath Recycling Centre

Midland Rd, Bath BA1 3AT, UK – 01225 394041

Really good, professional and nice service. A+

Easy access especially as I puck quite times

Sage Waste Management

38 Marshfield Way, Bath BA1 6HG, UK – 01225 331596

Excellent job clearing rubbish. Reasonable price and very efficient. Highly recommend.

I called Sage Waste Management to clear some rubble and hard core from my property and Andrew was fantastic; came round to quote (at a reasonable price), booked in a time to clear, came and did the job leaving nothing behind! Very happy!

Douglas & Tucker

Arch, 6-8 Lower Bristol Rd, Bath BA2 9ES, UK – 01225 421933

Fab service, super quick, no waiting around, friendly and helpful.

Excellent fast service very helpful and friendly

Give and get free stuff. Here you will find lots of items that people are willing to give away, for FREE! This is instead of taking them to a local landfill site. The aim of this site is to reduce the amount of waste that goes to landfill (20.9 million tonnes of it last year in the UK) and recycling is great news for the environment.
We all know that we need to recycle more - and this is a great way of doing it.
You may prefer to go through to our Eating Out page which has a complete range of places you can go from the most economical to the most lavish.  Please CLICK HERE!

You will also find Take Aways and Pubs in this section. Enjoy!

Local Restaurants & Places to Eat around Bath

Thai Basil Restaurant

Walcot St, Bath BA1 5BG, UK – 01225 462463

Wow. This is hands down the best Thai food I've had in the UK. So much so I didn't even take a picture. The food is served very quickly but quality does not suffer. The staff are incredibly friendly and polite too. Coconut rice is a must.

The best Thai Green Curry I have ever had in my entire life. Highly recommended.

Amarone Restaurant

Beau Nash House, Saw Close, Bath BA1 1EU, UK – 01225 330030

Very Italian like decoration, friendly staff and helpful when asked for wine and food recommendations. Pizza could not be improved as it truly tastes Italian. Quite atmosphere with Italian music in the background. No over priced. It was a perfect option for a late dinner, making us feel not in much trouble although we arrived after 9:00pm.

Intimate surroundings. Good food. Good service. Very keen to make your visit as good as possible.

yum yum thai cafe restaurant

17 Kingsmead Square, Bath BA1 2AE, UK – 01225 445253

Looks can be deceiving! Continue to deliver great food here, not only is the food quality pretty high but the portion sizes are decent so you definitely won't go hungry. Would highly recommend for a low key dinner to please your taste buds!

Relatively cheap Thai food (for Bath) and quick bite nearby the centre. Good quality. Big offering but also small and cheaper lunch menu. Jazz music and organic wines

Nursery and Preschools

Little Willows Day Nursery

Powlett Rd, Bath BA2 6QH, UK – 01225 332296

Fantastic nursery, staff are friendly and helpful. Fresh food prepared daily. Great relationship and communication between staff and parents. Has a sort of family feel to it, A*****

Widcombe Acorns Pre-School

St Mark's Community Centre, St Mark's Road, Widcombe, Bath BA2 4PA, UK – 01225 445446

Simply the best pre-school in Bath. Run by passionate committed staff - the children love it. The kids come out happy, confident & enthusuastic little people :)

Mulberry Kidz Ltd

High St, Bathampton, Bath BA2 6SY, UK – 01225 339843

The wee man loves it there. A nice relaxed atmosphere with the child the focus of everything.

Primary and Secondary Schools

St. Mark's Church of England School, Bath

Bay Tree Rd, Bath BA1 6ND, UK – 01225 312661


Bathampton Primary School

Tyning Rd, Bathampton, Bath BA2 6TQ, UK – 01225 465229

This was my primary school it is amazing and I had the time of my life there. All the teachers are amazing 😝.

very nice teachers ,staff and homely feeling but one kid ruined it

The Warrior Academy - Martial Arts Tuition

St Marys Rc Primary School, Penn Hill Rd, Bath BA1 4EH, UK – 07809 330576

Just wanted to say how much your Young Warriors Club at Rode School have helped the children. They do not feel bullied and never loose confidence any more. You have helped them grow self confidence and develop a sense of security. Keep up the good job by training them.

Great in every way - friendly staff, professional instructors and well priced! Great kids classes as well!

Public & Preparatory Schools

Kingswood School

Lansdown Rd, Bath BA1 5RG, UK – 01225 734200

The best school in bath- should definetelly be your first choice. Every single team in every sport got a 100% win rate last year and in 2013

a great place

Royal High School Bath

Lansdown Rd, Bath BA1 5SZ, UK – 01225 313877


Prior Park College

Ralph Allen Dr, Bath BA2 5AH, UK – 01225 835353

Prior Park Collage is a marvellous experience whether it is for a year or all your life. I highly recommended.

Spectacular building and views from it over the gorgeous park.

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Local social service agencies for BA1 2BA with contact details and location maps

Gas Transco

0800 111999

British Gas Breakdown & Repairs

0845 9 60 50 40
Local electricity supply companies for BA1 2BA with contact details and location maps
Local gas supply companies for BA1 2BA, including bottled gas, with contact details and location maps
Local water supply and treatment companies for BA1 2BA with contact details and location maps