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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.


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.


45 Milsom Street, Banes, Somerset, 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

Lloyds Bank

47 Milsom St, Bath BA1 1DN, UK – 0345 300 0000

The staff are great, Lloyds are the best of all the banks I've ever used (yes I've moved about) it's just a shame they closed the other one and used this location

Friendly and quick service helpful staff

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

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 with contact details and location maps. 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.

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

I attended my sons civil ceremony here, it was quite impressive a venue.

Superb Wedding venue, very helpful staff which helped make our day magical, highly recommend .

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?

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

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

Oldfield Dental Centre

45 Upper Oldfield Park, Bath BA2 3HT, UK – 01225 445455

Absolutely fantastic care always and a real improvement in reception .Our dentist Dr Sharma has been very patient and kind through some more complicated treatment. Thank you

Bathampton Dental Practice

29 Holcombe Ln, Bathampton, Bath BA2 6UL, UK – 01225 485303

The dentists them selves are lovely and caring they do a great job the Receptionists one of them gives you the dead eye but does her job recommend early retirement lets see some younger person have a chance in life.

Batheaston Medical Centre

Coalpit Rd, Batheaston, Bath BA1 7NP, UK – 01225 858128

Great! Really helpful!

You wait awhile because it is very busy but it's good

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

I consider myself to be very fortunate indeed to be registered with Widcombe Surgery where I have received quality care and attention. I am happy to recommend the Widcombe Practice.

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.

Very supportive, professional approach by all staff. Some maintenance jobs need doing but it is a complex, 52 acre site

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.

Staff were all great and if you're lucky enough to be here on the AS course, the treatment and physio exercises you get taught are excellent for your future well being.

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

Catholic Church of Our Lady and Saint Alphege

Bath BA2, UK – 01225 424894

Wonderful church acustics

St John's Church

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

Dynamical and interesting homily


Bath City Church

1A, Forum Buildings, St James's Parade, City Centre, Bath BA1 1UG, UK – 01225 463556

Top church. :-)

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

Cafe Rouge

15 Milsom St, Bath BA1 1DE, UK – 01225 462368

Pleasant evening. Good food. Not overly expensive. Anyone who feels their food should have been hotter or quicker or nicer really should take a step back and ask themselves is this bad enough to complain about, if it is then say to the waiter that you have a complaint. This is how BAD outlets get better. Simple.

Only came for a coffee and cake, both were quite nice. The atmosphere is lovely. The waiter misunderstood my girlfriend and ended up bringing the wrong drink, but they corrected it and brought her what she'd asked for with no problems.

Brasserie Blanc

6-12 Queen Square, Bath BA1 2HH, UK – 01225 303860

Although we could not fault the meal, the service was disjointed. We had to ask for both wine and water for the table (having been served with a drink when we sat down), when our wine glasses were initially taken away. The restaurant was not busy at all that evening, so no excuses. Also our reservation was prior booked by our daughter. When we arrived our arrival was obviously not registered through the system as she received an email saying the booking had been cancelled - this is clearly not good enough as she was left wondering what had happened to us!

Second visit here, and really lovely. Fixed price menu excellent value. Wine pricey but faultless!

Pizza Express

1 Barton St, Bath BA1 1HG, UK – 01225 420119

Popped in for a quick lunch. Excellent pizza choices. Good, clean friendly service. The fresh rocket, and the chilli dressing is a must.

Good food and service. Cold draft near the window.

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

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 😝.

Great to see so much information for new and existing parents. Love the latest news and regularly updated events.

St. Mark's Church of England School, Bath

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


Beechen Cliff School

Alexandra Park, Kipling Ave, Bath BA2 4RE, UK – 01225 480466

Great school my son has learnt so much!

Took me a LONG time to make friends, but when I eventually did it was decent.

Public & Preparatory Schools

Kingswood School

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

a great place

Memetacular, 8/8 would school again

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.

Bath Academy

27 Queen Square, Bath BA1 2HX, UK – 01225 334577

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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