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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

TSB Bank

1 Cavendish Rd, Leicester LE2 7PG, UK – 0116 364 9996

Great local branch a little small but compensated by the fact that the staff are very helpful and friendly. It does get busy during lunch times, best times are school times or book an appointment. Only problem is parking.

State Bank Of India UK (SBI UK)

25 Horsefair St, Leicester LE1 5BP, UK – 0116 242 8830

Good bank to bank with... Indias largest bank.. Staff were reasonable. Didn't face any problems.

If need some help everyone helping us

Cambridge & Counties Bank

Charnwood Court, 5B New Walk, Leicester LE1 6TE, UK – 0344 225 3939

Great bank to work with. They provided a personal service with a decision to lend granted really quickly. They were able to assess the borrowing on its mertis not as part of a tick box exercise.

Sue and her team are a breath of fresh air to deal with!. They offer a pragmatic, professional & highly personal service & its a genuine pleasure to work with them.

Building Societies

Nationwide

Royal House, 7 Horsefair St, Leicester LE1 5BS, UK – 0800 554 0748

Good Customer Service The queue can be really long sometimes so please be aware

The bank is okay but a little out of the way, made us book an appointment even though it wasn't a busy day

Nottingham Building Society

7-9 Halford St, Leicester LE1 1JA, UK – 0116 253 7722

Coventry Building Society Leicester

5 Humberstone Gate, Leicester LE1 1WA, UK – 0116 251 0551

Local Chambers of Commerce for LE1 6ZG. 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!
Leicester City Council

Victoria Park Lodge 2, Leicester LE1 7RY, UK – 0116 454 1003

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.
Click link to see YOUR Council Contact details. Just enter your postcode
See how your local council works and how to get in touch.
Find the local council, MP and MEP for LE1. 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 Leicester area
Find local dentists and dental practices around Leicester and LE1 6ZG 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

Gipsy Lane Dental Practice

47 Gipsy Ln, Leicester LE4 6RJ, UK – 0116 268 1444

I've attended Gipsy Lane dental practice for many years and have been happy here. The dentist and staff have always helped me when I needed an appointment and have always seen me when I've had tooth ache. I have recommended them to many of my family and friends. Thank you to all the staff

Have been going for many years - first class service from front desk to treatment.

Blackbird Road Dental Practice

29 Blackbird Rd, Leicester LE4 0AJ, UK – 0116 262 5065

Perfect service and care!

Bhavin Parmar was my dentist and he is the most considerate and proffessional dentist i have seen for many years, he makes you feel comfortable and at ease even when i was very nervous about the procedure i was having and he talks/checks with you during the procedure to make sure that you are ok and also explains what he is doing or what he needs to do, An excellent Dental Practitioner

JDRM Dental Care (Leicester)

10 Nelson St, Leicester LE1 7BA, UK – 0116 296 1473

Having called a number of dentists around Leicester for an emergency appointment, nobody was able to offer me an appointment for almost two weeks. I called JDRM and they got me an appointment the same day! The reception team were very friendly on the phone and gave me lots of advice before I came to my appointment. I did have to wait ten minutes past my appointment time, but as they got me in on the same day I really didn't mind! The dentist took an x-ray and gave me lots of information about my emergency, and was very polite and informative throughout. Once my appointment was over, the reception team booked my next appointment, and even guided me to the nearest pharmacy to claim my prescription. Overall really impressed with the service here.

I had to visit an emergency dentist. Having a bad experience at a previous dentist I was petrified. Dan and kirsty put me right at ease. Also ended up having my wisdom tooth taken out under local that day. Dan made sure I was comfortable through and was very reassuring. I am now registered with Dan as my permanent dentist. Great work

Dentists

Granville Dental & Implant Clinic

1 Granville Rd, Leicester LE1 7RU, UK – 0116 255 1882

Absolutely perfect Am so glad and lucky to have a such a nice Dentist, all staff is cooperative nice , friendly and helpful, reminding regularly with check up,even I lam so pleased and satisfied with dentist who treat me no carefully, my teeth is now more healthy Once again thank you so much

Excellent advice & patient care from very friendly staff.

SplenDental Care

498 Narborough Rd, Leicester LE3 2FU, UK – 0116 289 1078

I went here for extractions after being in so much pain. The dentist was really good and understanding. The staff were nice and friendly. When i have recovered i will be back for implants. Thank you was really happy.

Nice and friendly and always manage to fit me in

The Smile and Implant Centre

28 Narborough Rd, Leicester LE3 0BQ, UK – 0116 254 1298

Excellent dental practice. Nadia and reception team are extremely helpful, professional and very friendly. It's a very clean modern looking practice. I've always been very happy with my treatments, Danial is one of the most friendly dentists that i have come across, even my children look forward to their appointments with him which, for me takes the stress out of taking them for their regular check ups.

The best dentist I have ever been to, the staff are so helpful and caring. The dentist was extremely reassuring.

Westcotes Gp Surgery W2

2 Westcotes Dr, Leicester LE3 0QR, UK – 0116 254 7887

So good. Offers so many services. Really looks after me. Recommend!

Such a brilliant service. Called yesterday morning for advice from my GP, was booked a telephone appointment and he called me back within the hour. He sent my prescription straight to the pharmacy for me to collect that evening. Such a brilliant way of working, particularly for people like me that work all day. Definitely the way forward!

Private General Practice Services

3 Knighton Grange Rd, Leicester LE2 2LF, UK – 0116 270 0373

Dr Piper and her team really know their stuff. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend them to anyone with complex health condition.

Sayeed Medical Centre

352 E Park Rd, Leicester LE5 5AY, UK – 0116 273 7569

"One of the best GP in Leicester, Thanks to Management, Reception and best DR. Sddique"

Click for local doctors - see contact details and location maps.
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

Leicester Royal Infirmary

Infirmary Square, Leicester LE1 5WW, UK – 0300 303 1573

We have had the most excellent service from all the staff. From the moment we entered the accident and emergency reception the whole team has been outstanding. surgery was the only option this happened at 01:30. They worked nonstop to ascertain the cause of the problem. And we have been treated extremely well by all concerned. Especially in ICU and ward 22. Some of the staff were at the end of a 12hr shift. But they were still working flat out. We are both very grateful for all there help and dedication

Had the misfortune to end up at A & E this afternoon. Within 2 hours I had been assessed, x-rayed and released. Absolutely superb service. Best in the world. Thank you.

University Hospitals of Leicester HPB Unit

Leicester General Hospital,, Gwendolen Rd, Leicester LE5 4PW, UK

Very helpf staff who care about you

Leicester General Hospital

Gwendolen Rd, Leicester LE5 4PW, UK – 0300 303 1573

Weds 30th June I was due for surgery Yes I was but the staff from cleaning and catering to doctors and nurses. Where fantastic even helping me to get back home sooner. A job well done and a big thank you

Just been discharged from ward 11 LGH. 5 star treatment from the minute I arrived. From doctors, nurses and not forgetting the very friendly HCAs excellent team ! Well done 😁

Local hospitals - community hospitals and hospitals with A&E departments for LE1 6ZG.

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 LE1 6ZG
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

Holy Trinity Church

Church office, 2 Upper King Street, Leicester LE1 6XE, UK – 0116 254 8981

HTL has become my family and made me feel so welcome since moving to the UK. SWEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEET

Amazing place, people and worship!

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Leicester

Glenfield Rd, Leicester LE3 6AT, UK – 0116 255 0125

Everyone is very friendly and welcoming, there are classes for all ages and people to go to to ask questions. Anyone can go! There are also activities throughout the week as well. It's very family centred so doesn't matter if your kids are being a little loud, everyone is used to it.

Our second favourite ward.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Wakerley Rd, Leicester LE5 4WD, UK – 0116 249 0099

Beautiful building, full of great people. Always a warm welcome. They do a amazing family focused events that all are welcome to go to.

great place to visit and make friends

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

Crimestoppers - Call 0800 555111 or 101 for non emergency

Find Recycling Centres

Gypsum Close Recycling Centre

Gypsum Cl, Leicester LE4 9AB, UK – 0116 454 1002

I come here regularly and think it's a good set up catering for just about everything that needs recycling. It's well designed and has a good area to park up and empty out your vehicle. The staff are helpful and friendly and you can pick up your recycling bags at the same time!

Good facilities with long openening hours. Unfortunatley I must have gone on a day when the staff were having a bad day as one in particular was less than helpful, with a bad attitude to go with it.

Freemen's Common Recycling Centre

Islington St, Leicester LE2 7SQ, UK – 0116 454 1002

Very well organised and some really good helpful staff. Some aren't so helpful which isn't good but that's the same anywhere. A big thanks to those helpful chaps who are always ready to help and assist.

A E Burgess & Sons Ltd

Ulverscroft Rd, Leicester LE4 6BY, UK – 0116 262 0065

polite and competent office staff, on time exchanges

Fantastic company , would recommend to anyone, kind regards Daz sharpe.

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 Leicester

Nawaaz Indian Restaurant

159 London Rd, Leicester LE2 1EG, UK – 0116 319 5885

Wow! I am full! Brilliant food....brilliant service, and welcomed like family! Director Saab has done it again! A special dish made just for us...thank you Haque. The other great thing is that you can bring your own booze! A winner all round. 31st July 2018 After constantly visiting whenever I get a chance, I can not stress how wonderful this place is! I can not go over 5 stars otherwise this place deserves it. Never before have wee had this wonderful 10 star service! Always helpful, always accommodating.... even getting you ice for your alcohol that you buy elsewhere and bring in! Wonderful.... truly wonderful!

Excellent place, would definitely recommend to anyone looking for a nice Indian meal. We (2 people) ordered a set menu for 2, and it was a huge amount of food, especially for the price. We had to take almost half of it home with us! We were also served a couple of extra dishes not mentioned in the set menu for no extra charge. The service was extremely kind and friendly, and the food appeared pretty quickly. If I had to mention a negative it would be that the curries weren't as spicy/hot as I had expected, but that could just be the dishes we ordered, and the food was so nice that it didn't matter how spicy it was. Seriously, just go there. I know I will next time I'm in Leicester.

North Bar and Kitchen

42 Hinckley Rd, Leicester LE3 0RB, UK – 0116 225 5961

A small independent restaurant offering very high quality food and drink. Small, fresh locally sourced menu. Friendly and attentive staff. We really enjoyed our gin tasting board. Our one and only visit unfortunately as my son has now graduated and left Leicester.

I came to North bar and kitchen for lunch, had a nice warm welcome and what I really liked is the price on there lunch set course! I had a rump steak burger with hand cut chips and it was so juicy and really is the best burger I have had! You can tell that it is homemade , not grease with a soft toasted brioche bun 👌🏻

Do restaurant

463 Welford Rd, Leicester LE2 6BL, UK – 0116 367 3189

Ate there tonight with some friends to celebrate Persian New year. The food was delicious & well presented. Service was friendly. They were kind enough to prepare a favourite dish of mine that was off the menu. All in all, I highly recommend this restaurant for a wonderful meal.

I'm Persian and honestly it was one of the best food that I ever had.bless up

Nursery and Preschools

Woodlands Pre-school Playgroup

58 Stoughton Rd, Leicester LE2 2EF, UK – 07930 886870

Excellent nursery. Given my child a very good foundation to start his school. All the staff are very friendly, polite, approachable and very kind to children. I will highly recommend it.

Tree Tots Day Nursery

115 Loughborough Rd, Leicester LE4 5LN, UK – 0116 266 1696

Very clean and food is very good for the children

Allexton Day Nursery Ltd

Catesby St, Leicester LE3 5PB, UK – 0116 225 2230

Lovely staff . I know my children are safe happy and in brilliant hands here .top top nursery !

Primary and Secondary Schools

Wolsey House Primary School

Beaumont Leys Ln, Leicester LE4 2BB, UK – 0116 266 7566

Good school but a good walk uphill

This is a great school my son went here, now my granddaughter is here.

Abbey Primary Community School

109 Ross Walk, Leicester LE4 5HH, UK – 0116 266 1809

I would like to give rating 3 to this school because staff Is not smily and friendly especially gujrati teachers with the parents. Most importantly, I always notice when I drop and pick my child from school ....teacher never ever make sure if child has entered the class or teacher has handover the child to the parents at pick up time. Make a rule for parents to stand in queue then everyone will follow. Secondly, they open the gate at pick up time at exact 330 pm which should open before 10 min, that can help parent to see what activity is going on in the class. Third point , school timing is really very very long. We most parent want it must to be 850-3:00pm or 830am to 230. And on every Friday which seems a cool and relax day , must got off at 1 pm ( 850am -1 pm). So after getting a break of getting fresh at home , children can participate in activities in the school which play after school. Especially FSY -1/2 ( reception class) to year 3 timings must be less. Thanks

Good I love the shcool the teachers are very freindy

Evington Valley Primary School

5 Evington Valley Rd, Leicester LE5 5LL, UK – 0116 273 6971

Good

Public & Preparatory Schools

Leicester High School for Girls

454 London Rd, Leicester LE2 2PP, UK – 0116 270 5338

Recent inspection report states "excellent in every category"

Al Islamia Institute For Education

5-7 Evington St, Leicester LE2 0SA, UK – 0116 251 5101

Always Been & Will Be The Best Islamic School!!

Best Islamic school..

Darul Uloom Leicester

119 Loughborough Road, Leicester LE4 5LN, UK – 0116 266 8922

Independent Islamic School offering both Islamic and National curriculum subjects including A Levels and BTEC studies.

This is a radical school. They teach skateboarding, bmx track riding, etc. It's a very dangerous place to send your child.

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Local social service agencies for LE1 with contact details and location maps

Gas Transco

0800 111999

British Gas Breakdown & Repairs

0845 9 60 50 40
Local electricity supply companies for LE1 6ZG with contact details and location maps
Local gas supply companies for LE1 6ZG, including bottled gas, with contact details and location maps
Local water supply and treatment companies for LE1 6ZG with contact details and location maps

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