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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

Barclays Bank

31 Garstang Rd, Preston PR1 1LA, UK – 0345 734 5345

there is no customers ( empty) you do not have to wait

Barclays Bank

38 Fishergate, Preston PR1 2AD, UK – 0345 734 5345

There are no cashiers (except business) just easy to use machines. However staff are at hand to assist with queries and general banking issues.

Very easy to use the machines in branch

Halifax

111 Fishergate, Preston PR1 2DA, UK – 01772 407804

Good supply of helpful and friendly staff. It is what it is... A bank.

very friendly staff

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!
Lancashire County Scientific Services

Pedders Way, Preston PR2 2TX, UK – 01772 721660

UKAS accredited, friendly staff, quick turnaround on samples.

Preston City Council

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

Ingol & Tanterton Neighbourhood Council

16 Maple Leaf Cl, Preston PR2 7DZ, UK – 07891 645184

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

Lifestyle Dental and Implant Clinic

E, 284 Garstang Rd, Fulwood, Preston PR2 9RX, UK – 01772 977611

Great quality service. Dr Nadim is one of the worlds professional and helpful dentist. Would definitely recommend people to go to Dr Nadim for any treatement. Thanks 👍

Fantastic dentist practice! Nadim and his team are always professional, comforting and friendly, you're taken care of from the moment you walk into the practice which automatically makes you feel relaxed. The treatment process was faultless and my results were amazing! I highly recommend Nadim and the team - I've already passed on a number of referrals and will continue to do so! Thank you Lifestyle Team!

Dr. H. Kaviani

407 Blackpool Rd, Preston PR2 2DU, UK – 01772 726932

I loved the experience. A very friendly and professional environment. Everybody had a smile and a kind word, and the professional quality was excellent! Dr. Kaviani is an excellent dentist who is kind and patient. I went in for some serious dental work and she took her time and explained every part of the process to me, which I greatly appreciated. I couldn’t recommend her enough. She is just the best. Honest, good and has a great passion for what she does.

Gentle caring dentist who puts the patients first, what a great place! What an incredible dental practice, the dentists as well as the staff are very friendly and professional. Five stars. I strongly recommend Dr Kaviani as the most considerate and passionate Dentist in Lancashire; this is a great opportunity to thank all the member of staff at Lane ends dental practice for giving me the greatest smile ever and for always making me feel welcome there.

The Beeches

114 Watling St Rd, Fulwood, Preston PR2 8AH, UK – 01772 705511

Best in town

Dr Rossall

The Healthcare Centre, Flintoff Way, Deepdale, Preston PR1 5AF, UK – 01772 655599

Known Dr Rosall many years now - is my elderly mum's GP. Always had great caring and considerate service. Staff all very kind and helpful.

Geoffrey Street Surgery

The Health Centre, Geoffrey St, Preston PR1 5NE, UK – 01772 401760

This surgery is adequate and has two surgeries in the same building: Geoffrey Street Surgery and New Hall Lane Practice but Geoffrey Street Surgery only has one GP working there which makes appointments hard to get and the sit and wait service on Mondays can keep you waiting for over an hour. The staff are really friendly though.

Dr S Z Shahid

228-232 Deepdale Rd, Preston PR1 6QB, UK – 01772 555733

Receptionist can be rude but the Dr is great!!

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.

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Royal Preston Hospital

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

I have just been discharged following a second skin graft on my leg and I cannot express the gratitude to the management and staff on ward 4 (plastics) once again they have looked after me for the last 6 days making sure I was given the best care to allow my leg to heal and the skin graft to settle and give it a chance to heal properly, My consultant could not have made me more positive about the outcome of this operation and the one to one support him and his team have given me have been second to none. Thankyou to everyone involved in my care and I really hope that I will be able to come and thank you very soon and not have to come back as a patient again :)

My mother admitted after serious fall and fractures, as on holiday away from London. Both medical and nursing care was superb. Such attention to detail and compassion in such difficult circumstances. We never once had to ask twice for support.

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.

Sharoe Green Unit (SGU)

Fulwood, Preston PR2 9HT, UK – 01772 524495

Great place to get your medication.

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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

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Longsands La, Fulwood, Preston PR2 9PS, UK – 01772 792592

Great place! Open for service on Sundays from 11 am til 5 pm. Really friendly people! And really good lessons about Jesus Christ and his gospel. I left there a better person.

St Andrews C Of E Church

240 Tulketh Rd, Preston PR2 1ES, UK – 01772 726848

Lovely church

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St Teresa's R C Church

34 Queensway, Penwortham, Preston PR1 0DS, UK – 01772 743337

Very friendly community and embrace d as part of the family!

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

Integrate Woodhouse Recycling Project

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

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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.

Easy to use website. Quick service n fair price for my car. Would recommend

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

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

QV Express Restaurant & Takeaway

48-49 Moor Ln, Preston PR1 7AT, UK – 01772 437797

£3.50 for a Margherita Pizza £5.00 for a Vegetarian Supreme An affordable place for students like me.

first time ordering from here and certainly won't be the last amazing food. mix gril kebab definitely one to go for and was delivered on time

West Cornwall Pasty Company Preston

Platform 3, Preston station, Fishergate, Preston PR1 8AP, UK – 01772 201011

Their pasty deal of the month was an option with bacon. Being a Muslim, I couldn't avail of it. The lady at the counter said they would have new options the next month. Oh, well. They do make the pasty fresh. I had their Thai green curry vegetable pasty today and it was palatable. Their coffees are great. You can swipe their loyalty card, which gets you 10% points.

Don't know why this rates so badly. Not had a bad one one yet. Friendly staff. It's actually not in Cornwall. Maybe that's it? 😉

Premier Inn Preston Central

Fox Street, Preston PR1 2AB, UK – 0871 527 8908

typical run of the mill premiere Inn. rooms are nice and beds are comfy, usual facilities I. e. tea and coffee in room. staff are a bit exuberant but friendly, place is close to the town centre as well

Clean. Very friendly and helpful staff. Specially evening Porter/Reception (Ismail). Only downside was parking. OK if it isn't raining. But euro car park nearby is unmanned. Card facility doesn't work. No change, so keep lots of coins to hand. Easy 5 Stars if parking was sorted.

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

Fulwood Lodge, 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.

Busy Bees at Ashton House

Ashton House,, Ashton Park,, Preston, Ashton-on-Ribble, Preston, PR2 1HL, UK – 01772 726696

Great staff

Primary and Secondary Schools

Eldon Primary School

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

Great caring school

GREAT

Frenchwood Community Primary School

Frenchwood Knoll, Preston PR1 4LE, UK – 01772 253244

Very nice and professional staff 👍

Ieri very very good THIS School i Like so much i can live

St Ignatius Catholic Primary School

St Ignatius' Square, Preston PR1 1TT, UK – 01772 555252

I.ol been trying to get this address for over 2 yrs .😳 I made I right mess of it ./ but then it just came to me .// ask on my phone for it .&&& lucky me .I got the address.????// i no I am thick?? But to tell you the truth.??? It made me very happy ..& I rigth proud of my self .// ?????????????????????????????????

I've never been to this school but my year 6 teacher has become headmaster. He is an inspiring, respectful and sporty teacher that I would have no problem sending my children to come here. I was hard work in primary but mr hough always had faith in me that I would do well. I'm now in year 7,on the football team, on track and I've never had a detention. With mr hough as head he will make sure any child will have the right education and support they need. Thanks for reading.

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

Preston Muslim Girls High School

Quwwatul Education Centre Peel Hall St, Preston PR1 6QQ, UK – 01772 651906

An outstanding school with high Islamic ethos

Highfield Priory School and Nursery

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

Fantastic school.

Fantastic staff and facilities.

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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