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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

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.

Skipton Building Society - Preston

99 Fishergate, Preston PR1 2AE, UK – 01772 257949

Yorkshire Building Society

48A Fishergate, Preston PR1 8BH, UK – 01772 507531

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

Centre for Dentistry

Flintoff Way, Inside Sainsbury's, Preston PR1 6PJ, UK – 01772 447962

My first time using a private practice and couldn't have wished for a better experience. Friendly staff and super dentist who talked me through every stage and made me relaxed. My only gripe would be the Reception area is really noisy due to the proximity of the sainsbury’s tills constantly ringing etc- how the staff cope with this all day is anyones guess- they have a perfectly good door which could be shut -but apparently this is practice policy ??? Surely a sign on the door that says OPEN would work just as well and allow patients and staff to have a simple conversation without the need to talk loudly. Other than that- great experience that has put my fears of the dentist to rest. Would have been 5 stars other than the noise.

very welcoming reception lady was very lovely and reassuring and the dentist guy was really nice and made me feel at ease and relaxed and explained everything he was going to do in a very polite manner he made u feel at ease and relaxed and he was very caring and nice for someone who dosent like dentists after past experiences i felt confotrabe and calm and i didn’t feel bad about my teeth best dentist i have been to

Lifestyle Dental and Implant Dentist

E, 284 Garstang Rd, Fulwood, Preston PR2 9RX, UK – 01772 717316

Great Dentist, Professional and honest Staff. Will definitely visit again and recommend to all.

I used to have severe pain in my gums it was very hard for me to even eat properly, i went for dental treatments to many dentists of the city but all went in vain. Then my friend recommended me Lifestyle Dental from where i got my implant done and i am actually satisfied and overwhelmed with the treatment.

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

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.

The Surgery (formerly DR G A & Dr A Robb)

63-65 Garstang Rd, Preston PR1 1LB, UK – 01772 253554

Staff are ok I suppose. There's always one of them receptionist who think there a doctor,and telling (not giving) people that its only a cold and your not I'll enough. The doctors are good but I requested my own GP.

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 came here on my work experience and really enjoyed my time. Really nice and friendly staff made it really welcoming. The tech team really work hard to keep this place running and have helped me to find what I want to do in later life. Thanks RPH!

I brought my son to the Acute Medical Unit early in the morning. He had severe back and groin pains. The staff on that unit then on the EDU unit were all superb. We were treated with kindness dignity and humour. He had all sorts of tests including a scan. I cannot praise all the staff involved highly enough. Thank you

Fulwood Hall Hospital

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

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.

My husband has been to this hospital for a nerve operation.The staff and fulwood hall is the place to be.Thank you all.

St Josephs Abandoned orphanage

4 Mount St, Preston PR1 8BS, UK

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

Veey nice chruch

wonderful traditional preconciliar Latin mass, lovely lauds, vespers, rosary, meditation every day

Saint Mary's Church

4 Castle Walk, Penwortham, Preston PR1 0BP, UK – 01772 743143

Very friendly and welcoming. Great activities for young people. Good mix of services. Come along and see for yourselves.

Beautiful church adapted to be heart of the community

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

Scrap Car Network

1-2 Essex St, Preston PR1 1QE, UK – 0300 100 0027

Excellent! Was quoted a good price for my vehicle and given a next day collection time which was kept to and received payment as promised. Friendly and efficient service. Can wholeheartedly recommend it.

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

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

Had to wait a long time for food but once ir arrived ir was good. Ambiance was good nice relax full evening all in all

Pizza Express

14-15 Winckley Street, Town Centre, Preston PR1 2AA, UK – 01772 201580

Does what it says on the tin. Pizza, and other Italian favourites, done quickly and done well. In my experience you're pretty much guaranteed a decent pizza or pasta at Pizza Express. I'm only giving it three stars as that's all it does. There's not really any personality, it's all a bit flat and bland. The WH Smiths of dining. On every high Street and only really useful when you really need it. The rest of the time you walk on by.

Nice place, friendly staff. I had a pizza w the goat cheese, caramelised onions and spinach-very tasty! My husb had one with the pork- it was too oily for him.

Pizza Hut Restaurants

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

Warm welcome,fantastic atmosphere and great service,huge shout to our waiter benjamin making us smile and laugh with his wit and charm..thank you

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.

Nursery and Preschools

Poppy And Jack's Nursery - Fulwood

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

I can not rate this nursery highly enough. We have had pleasant enough experience in nurseries with my eldest and for a short time with my second(interspersed with a few bad experiences too, hence the change), absolutely nothing compares to Hillcrest. My son has always been a happy, confident child but even he has come along in leaps and bounds since starting here, he is encouraged to express himself, to do as he pleases and learn new things - always under very competent and loving supervision. It amazes me how well they know each child and how individually they treat them, children always come first here! The outdoor areas cater for every age group and they are *always* out there, rain or shine. My son comes home with so many stories and has truly loved every minute here. I am so sad that we have to leave for him to join school but I am so thankful that we found this place, my worries considerably lessened as soon as he started here, a huge must for all parents! I could gush for hours but honestly just go and look, observe them for five minutes and see how every staff member is completely concentrating on the children and thoroughly enjoying their job.

I can't say enough good things about this wonderful nursery and its staff. Absolutely fantastic, in every way, shape and form. My son loves it and he has learnt so much. He has grown in confidence, self expression, communication and learnt so much through having fun. A***** He loves the outside area and the garden room and log cabin room. Staff are friendly, brilliant with the children and all round shinning examples of what a nursery should be like and run.

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

Primary and Secondary Schools

Eldon Primary School

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

Great caring school

GREAT

Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School. Preston

61 Poulton St, Preston PR2 2SA, UK – 01772 726937

My daughter have had wonderful time with Sacred Heart Primary School. Thank you for everything. God Bless

this school is amazing i love this school i would recommend this school to any one.

Our Lady and Saint Edward's Catholic Primary School

Lightfoot La, 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 school.

Independent school preston

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

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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
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