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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.

Banks

Lloyds Bank

305 Garstang Rd, Fulwood, Preston PR2 9XJ, UK – 0345 300 0000

Good shop and service

TSB Bank

86-88 Lancaster Rd, Preston PR1 2DY, UK – 01772 449998

Great bank

TSB Bank

96 Fishergate, Preston PR1 2NJ, UK – 01772 884344

Nice helpful member of staff when I went in. Very chatty which is good.

Building Societies

Cumberland Building Society

90 Fishergate, Preston PR1 2NJ, UK – 01772 556606

Nice and personal + friendly building society.

Nationwide

41 Fishergate, Preston PR1 2AD, UK – 0800 554 0758

Always had excellent service from the staff here and the interior layout is a doddle to navigate

Excellent service, the staff are always very polite and helpful.

Furness Building Society

8 Lune St, Preston PR1 2YX, UK – 01772 253183

Local Chambers of Commerce for PR2 8AA. 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!
Preston City Council

Town Hall, Lancaster Rd, Preston PR1 2RL, UK – 01772 906900

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 PR2. 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 Fulwood area
Find local dentists and dental practices around Fulwood and PR2 8AA 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

UCLan Dental Clinic Ltd

Adelphi St, Preston PR1 2HE, UK – 01772 896300

These guys went above and beyond to treat my root canal. They are lovely people, highly professional and do amazing job. I can't praise them enough.

Really nice staff, great modern facilities and affordable for students 😃

Oaklands Dental Surgery

378 Tag Ln, Preston PR2 7AA, UK – 01772 726338

Friendliest Dental surgery I have ever been to. Thank you for making me feel so relaxed

Very good dentist

Holly Dental Practice

11 Moor Park Ave, Preston PR1 6AS, UK – 01772 561748

I cannot thank the team at Holly Dental enough for all their efforts in completely transforming my smile. For someone who faced anxiety and avoided visiting a dentist for years, it’s safe to say I do not feel the same way any longer (the chat with Nadine at the initial consultation really helped!) I looked forward to my appointments with Andy and the team who are professional yet so friendly and welcoming. I feel so much more confident about my smile and can not recommend the practice enough :)

After not going to a dentist for about seven years I developed tooth ache and i needed urgent treatment i decided to use Holly Dental Prictice after seeing a video on YouTube that put my mind at rest. I rang for an emergency appointment early in the morning and i was seen that same afternoon by dentist Albert Muntane and dental nurse Nadine and i have never looked back. All the staff at the practice are very caring, emmaculate and totally professional i would recommend them to everyone give them a try you won’t regret it they are brilliant

Briarwood Medical Centre

514 Blackpool Rd, Preston PR2 1HY, UK – 01772 280380

Put a review on not so long ago with a complaint I had about the service I had recieved. Although it still stands that there are one or two doctors who I will continue to avoid, there a good few doctors who were disregarded in my last post. Really good doctors (and one of the Nurse Practitioners) who are fab at their jobs, so I will be putting a good word in for them :)

Drs are good

Healthcare Centre

Flintoff Way, Preston PR1 5AF, UK – 01772 655533

Saturday ladies, Professional. Very helpful they went beyond thier roll to help. Thank you. You are easy 5 stars

it is an excellent doctor's surgery.

Lytham Road Surgery

2A Lytham Rd, Fulwood, Preston PR2 8JB, UK – 01772 716033

I have recently joined the surgery and honestly can't say enough about the level of service I have received. The staff on reception although obviously very busy and put under immense pressure each day are friendly,informative and always willing to help. (Service with a smile) The waiting times have always seemed minimal whenever I have turned up for an appointment which is always helpful. I can honestly say the staff at this surgery from reception right through to the doctors act with the utmost professionalism and kindness and are eager to help with any issue.

Surgery was quick, effective and uses automated machine for height, blood pressure and weight, very effective.

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 Preston Hospital

Sharoe Green Lane North, Fulwood, Preston PR2 9HT, UK – 01772 716565

I've just spent two weeks (recovering from an operation) on Ward 12. The nurses & staff were EXEMPLARY, every one of them. I can't name all of them, but here are just a few, in no particular order: Becky, Charlie (correct spelling, I hope (keep on smiling)), James, Sally, Julie, Mikey, Stacey, Robin, Chandra, Brendan, Maurine, and all the night staff, thank you all. Special thanks to Hayley (=, Sara and Jess. If your name doesn't appear here, I'm truly sorry. From the bottom of my heart, THANK YOU ALL. I received first rate treatment, care and service, throughout my stay. Now, let the naysayers argue with that.

My Nana lives in Preston and unfortunately had a mini stroke. My Mum and I attended her appointment in the Day treatment Clinic our nurse was called Bernie. She was an absolute star and was so helpful and reassured us along the way. We was all well looked after and lunch was supplied because we had to stay most of the day. I couldnt praise the staff and Doctor enough. My Nana was sent home with medication so were really pleased.

Fulwood Hall Hospital

Midgery Ln, Fulwood, Preston PR2 9SZ, UK – 01772 704111

Seen to very quickly. Mobile MRI staff very friendly and calming .

The service and staff here are excellent. However, the reception area can get quite crowded at times, which is a minor disappointment on an otherwise excellent facility.

St Josephs Abandoned orphanage

4 Mount St, Preston PR1 8BS, UK

Amazing place! Trashed and full of decay. But if you are serious about exploring then go see it.

Sick

Local hospitals - community hospitals and hospitals with A&E departments for PR2 8AA.

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 PR2 8AA
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

St Walburge's Catholic Church

Weston St, Preston PR2 2QE, UK – 01772 739367

Been there doors were all locked, was wanting to see the famous dog too, but nah

Veey nice chruch

St Cuthbert's Church

Lytham Rd, Fulwood, Preston PR2 3AR, UK – 01772 719710

Spacious modern church, uplifting, bright , comfortable decent comfortable seating arrangements , right hand rear side drafty especially when it's cold.

This is a warm and family friendly church set in a modern building. A wide range of regular activities take place on a regular basis including a lively and growing children's church. Several uniformed groups met here on a weekly basis and see the church as their home. The vicar is friendly and always willing to talk.

Crossgate Church

Landmark, St Mary's Street North, Preston PR1 5LG, UK – 01772 585257

The best church ever. A church where you are logged and nurtured

My church, where heaven and earth meet.

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 Fulwood. You can often even see a photo of your local policeman!

Crimestoppers - Call 0800 555111 or 101 for non emergency

Find Recycling Centres

Recycling Lives

1a Essex St, Preston PR1 1QE, UK – 01772 654321

Excellent service, i always buy my tyres from here as they are very competitively priced

Integrate Woodhouse Recycling Project

110 Stocks Rd, Preston PR2 2TB, UK – 01772 722534

Good

Love this place the staff are really helpful and very friendly recommend to every one wanting wood

Preston Household Recycling Centre

Preston PR2 3ZS, UK

Easy to get in and clear to see whats needed to go where. If unsure the staff are very helpful

One of the friendliest recycling centres I've ever visited. All the staff were so friendly pointing out the right bins for each item. They even helped with unpacking a car full of waste. Top notch!

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 Fulwood

Tinos Restaurant

21 Hill St, Preston PR1 2BB, UK – 01772 253888

The service is excellent and the restraunt is immaculate. The food is great and the staff are always helpful.

Such a great night. Amazing food, excellent staff, perfect venue Family party in function room Brilliant night with lovely staff and amazing food x

Pizza Hut Restaurants

Blackpool Road, Deepdale Retail Park, Preston PR1 6QY, UK – 01772 655688

Great service, excellent food. Seats are really comfy. The atmosphere is really good too.

Lovely staff ,a great pizza hut too visit after shopping at deepdale . loads of parking spaces just outside the door and it's just had a refit. Everything is freshly made and theirs also a salad bar ,all you can eat ,help yourself. The service was excellent from start too finish ,very helpful.

Tang Restaurant

241 Fylde Rd, Preston PR2 2NH, UK – 01772 729545

A wonderful “no frills” (and I mean that in a really good way) restaurant. We love the real menu and tasty food that hasn’t become normalised and bland. Try the hotpot - our favourite.

First time in a Chinese restaurant and we were not disappointed. Excellent food and exemplary service. Being Chinese New year there was entertainment too - very vibrant. Will go there again.

Nursery and Preschools

First Steps Nursery

1 Longsands Ln, Fulwood, Preston PR2 9PS, UK – 01772 792644

What a lovely nursery First Steps is. The staff are very caring and attentive and our cheekly little boy had great fun and was really well looked after for the 2 years he attended. He enjoyed his time there and really came out of his shell with new people. He thinks the world of First Steps.

Our Lady and St Edward's Preschool Fulwood

4 Marlborough Dr, Fulwood, Preston PR2 9UE, UK

Poppy And Jack's Nursery - Fulwood

22 Black Bull La, Fulwood, Preston PR2 3PX, UK – 01772 719689

Primary and Secondary Schools

St Anthony's Catholic Primary School. Fulwood. Preston

St Anthony's Drive, Fulwood, Preston PR2 3SQ, UK – 01772 726621

I'm molly Carroll and st Anthony's is the best yet

I love my school so much

Eldon Primary School

Eldon Street, Preston PR1 7YE, UK – 01772 253557

Great caring school

GREAT

Our Lady and Saint Edward's Catholic Primary School

Lightfoot Ln, Fulwood, Preston PR2 3LP, UK – 01772 862305

This is the best school I have been to I have learnt a lot of stuff from there and that was because of the really helpful teachers They have helped me a lot especially in my SAT's

Public & Preparatory Schools

St Pius X Preparatory School

Oak House, 200 Garstang Rd, Fulwood, Preston PR2 8RD, UK – 01772 719937

Because it is a lovely school

Highfield Priory School and Nursery

58 Fulwood Row, Preston PR2 5RW, UK – 01772 709624

Excellent School and Nursery!

Fantastic staff and facilities.

Abrar Academy

34-36 Garstang Rd, Preston PR1 1NA, UK – 01772 828732

Alhamdulliah, This Darulloom is just perfect it provides both secular and religious education, coming 1st in the whole of Lancashire at GCSEs the Darulloom also provides the locality a place to pray Salah tul Jumah

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Local social service agencies for PR2 8AA with contact details and location maps

Gas Transco

0800 111999

British Gas Breakdown & Repairs

0845 9 60 50 40
Local electricity supply companies for PR2 8AA with contact details and location maps
Local gas supply companies for PR2 8AA, including bottled gas, with contact details and location maps
Local water supply and treatment companies for PR2 8AA with contact details and location maps