North West Bristol Guide

Useful Contact Numbers for Bristol and the Surrounding Areas

Dentons has been providing local information and business listings since 1967. Below is a list of useful contact details for a range of services in North West Bristol. This includes information on council services, education, transport, recycling, health & emergency services.

Council Office Services

Bristol City Council provides a range of services for the residents of Bristol and the surrounding area including education and social care.

Collections for Recycling and Rubbish0117 922 2100Bristol City Council, City Hall, College Green, Bristol BS1 5TR
Council Tax0117 922 2900Freepost, Local Taxation Division, PO Box 968, Bristol BS99 1ZG
Parking0870 707 7776 Parking Services, PO Box 480, Bristol BS99 7AE
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Schooling can be a difficult time for parents and pupils. Below are some useful numbers to help combat potential issues that may arise for both pupils and parents during a child’s time at school.

Admission to Schools0117 903 7694Bristol City Council, PO Box 3176, Bristol, BS3 9FS
Bullying at School0117 903 7786Bristol Safeguarding Children Board, City Hall, College Green, Bristol BS1 5TR
Home to School Transport0117 903 7672CYPS Travel Team (Create), Bristol City Council, The Council House, College Green, Bristol BS1 5TR
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Register Offices

The Bristol City Council register all the births, deaths & marriages within the city at their office in The Old Council House. This is also the first point of contact for you to arrange a wedding ceremony in one of the council’s approved venues.

Bristol Register Office0117 922 2800 The Old Council House, Corn Street, Bristol BS1 1JG
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Emergency Services

Emergency services in and around Bristol are well organised and extremely responsive. Contact information for the main emergency services in the area are listed below:

Emergency ServicesEmergency 999 or Non-Emergency 101Localised national response
Avon and Somerset Constabulary101 or visit website1 – 2 Bridewell Street, Bristol BS1 2AA
Bridewell Police Station1 – 2 Bridewell Street, Bristol BS1 2AA
Broadbury Road Police StationBroadbury Road, Knowle West BS4 1JT
Fishponds Police Station853 Fishponds Road, Fishponds, Bristol BS16 2LG
Kingswood Police StationKingswood One Stop Shop, High Street, Kingswood BS15 9TR
Southmead Police Stationc/o Southmead Fire Station, Southmead Road, Bristol, BS10 5DR
Trinity Road Police StationTrinity Road, St Philips, Bristol BS2 0NW
Avon Fire & Rescue Service0117 926 2061 Avon Fire & Rescue Service, Headquarters, Temple Back, Bristol BS1 6EU
Avonmouth Fire StationSt Andrew’s Road, Avonmouth BS11 9HQ
Bedminster Fire Station61 Hartcliffe Way, Bedminster BS3 5RN
Southmead Fire StationSouthmead Road, Westbury-on-Trym BS10 5DR
South Western Ambulance Service01392 261500Abbey Court, Eagle Way, Exeter EX2 7HY


The local hospitals provide most of the acute care needed by our community, including intensive care, cancer care and coronary (heart) services. Many also offers a full 24-hour Urgent Care Centre service.

Bristol Eye Hospital0117 342 4174 or visit websiteLower Maudlin Street, Bristol BS1 2LX
Bristol Haematology & Oncology Centre0117 923 0000 or visit websiteHorfield Road, Bristol BS2 8ED
Bristol Royal Hospital for Children 0117 342 8460 or visit websiteUpper Maudlin Street, Bristol BS2 8BJ
Bristol Royal Infirmary0117 923 0000 or visit websiteUpper Mauldin Street, Bristol BS2 8HW
Cossham Hospital0117 340 8400 or visit websiteLodge Road, Kingswood, Bristol BS15 1LF
Frenchay Hospital0117 950 5050 or visit websiteFrenchay Park Road, Bristol BS16 1LE
South Bristol NHS Community Hospital0117 964 3300 or visit websiteHengrove Promenade, Bristol BS14 0DE
Southmead Hospital0117 950 5050 or visit websiteSouthmead Road, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol BS10 5NB
St Michael’s Hospital0117 342 5325 or visit websiteSouthwell Street, Bristol BS2 8EG
University Of Bristol Dental Hospital0117 342 9525 or visit websiteLower Maudlin Street, Bristol BS1 2LY

NHS Services

There are a fantastic range of NHS services available to residents of Bristol and the surrounding area. Whatever the problem, be it a broken tooth or a broken leg, specialists are on hand.

Child Healthvisit website
Complementary Medicinesvisit website Search on
Dentistsvisit websiteSearch on
Diabetes Servicesvisit website
Doctors Surgeriesvisit websiteSearch on
Mental Health Servicesvisit website Mental Health Helplines
Optical Servicesvisit website Search on
Pharmacy Servicesvisit website Search on
Sexual Health Servicesvisit websiteLocal Sexual Health Services

Social Services – Children, Young People, Adults and Families

Bristol’s social services are based in a variety of locations across the city & serve the community in a variety of ways.

Adoption and Fostering0117 353 4200 or visit websiteFamily Placement Recruitment Team, B Bond Warehouse, Smeaton Road, Bristol BS1 6XN
Adult Social Care0117 922 2700 or visit websiteCity Hall, College Green, Bristol BS1 5TR
Children’s Safety and Social Care0117 922 2000 or visit websiteChildren and Young People’s Services, City Hall, College Green, Bristol BS1 5TR
Out-of-Hours Emergency Duty Team0145 461 5165
Text phone: 0145 461 8966
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Further informationvisit website

Post Offices

The popularity of sending a letter may be decreasing but in and around Bristol, there are many post offices to buy a stamp, send a letter, purchase a rod fishing license or exchange money for a trip abroad.

The Post Office 0345 611 2970 or visit websiteLocalised national response
Abbotswood Post Office0145 431 570024 Abbotswood Centre, Bristol BS37 4NG
Alveston Post Office0145 441 32861 Greenhill Parade, Alveston, Bristol, BS35 3LU
Avonmouth Road Post Office0117 982 3336193-195 Avonmouth Road, Bristol BS11 9EG
Bedminster Parade Post Office0117 963 6248Imperial Arcade, East Street, Bedminster BS3 4HH
Bedminster Post Office0117 966 7794157 East Street, Bedminster BS3 4EJ
Bedminster Victoria Park Post Office0117 971 2027173 St Johns Lane, Bristol BS3 5AG
Beech Hill Post Office0117 965 48461-3 Frome Valley Road, Bristol BS16 1HD
Belland Drive Post Office0127 583 406538 Belland Drive, Bristol BS14 0EW
Birchwood Road Post Office0117 987 29504 Birchwood Road, Bristol BS4 4QH
Brentry Post Office0117 950 2555217/219 Passage Road, Brentry BS10 7DL
Bishopsworth Post Office0117 964 373331 Church Road, Bristol BS13 8JL
Clifton Village Post Office0117 923 731322 Regent Street, Clifton Village BS8 4HG
Cotham Hill Post Office0117 973 76323 Cotham Hill Bristol BS6 6LD
Downend Post Office0117 956 39754 Downend Road, Downend BS16 5UJ
Easton Post Office0117 951 7933425 Stapleton Road, Bristol BS5 6NA
Filton Avenue Post Office0117 969 3463550 Filton Avenue, Bristol BS7 0QG
Filton Post Office0117 947 01242-3 Church View, Filton BS34 7BT
Fishponds Post Office0117 965 242612 Straits Parade, Fishponds BS16 2LE
Fulford Road Post Office0117 978 0408101-103 Fulford Road, Bristol BS13 0AD
Gloucester Road Post Office0117 942 419446 Gloucester Road, Bristol BS7 8AR
Greystoke Avenue Post Office0117 959 397312 Arnside Road, Bristol BS10 6AT
Hanham Post Office0117 967 3769103 High Street, Bristol BS15 3QG
Henbury Post Office0117 950 9065141-145 Station Road, Bristol BS10 7LZ
Henleaze Post Office0117 962 0373152 Henleaze Road, Bristol BS9 4NB
Horfield Post Office0117 924 6661305 Gloucester Road, Bristol BS7 8PF
Inns Court Green Post Office0117 966 431111 Marshall Walk, Bristol BS4 1TR
Kingsway Post Office0117 967 2042240-246 Kingsway Shopping Precinct, Bristol BS5 8NS
Knowle Park Post Office0117 977 628629 The Square, Bristol BS4 2SR
Knowle Post Office0117 977 6543323 Wells Road, Bristol BS4 2QE
Lawrence Hill Post Office0117 954 0075192 Lawrence Hill, Bristol BS5 0DR
Lawrence Weston Post Office0117 950 3907Co-operative, Lawrence Weston, Bristol BS11 0QB
Lockleaze Post Office0117 951 965112-14 Gainsborough Square, Bristol BS7 9XA
Mayfield Park Post Office0117 965 3764253 Lodge Causeway, Bristol BS16 3RB
Melvin Square Post Office0117 966 367010 Melvin Square BS4 1LZ
Mina Road Post Office0117 955 772484-86 Mina Road, Bristol BS2 9XW
North Road Post Office0117 963 3508264-266 North Road, Bristol BS3 1JA
Sea Mills Post Office0117 909 5237160 Shirehampton Road, Bristol BS9 2EB
Shirehampton Post Office0117 982 21465 The Parade, Bristol BS11 9TS
Stapleton Road Post Office0117 955 133166-68 Stapleton Road, Bristol BS5 0RB
Stokes Croft Post Office0117 942 4048109 Stokes Croft Road, Bristol BS1 3RR
Totterdown Post Office0117 977 771133 Oxford Street, Bristol BS3 4RJ
Upper Eastville Post Office0117 965 5712327-329 Fishponds Road, Bristol BS5 6QG
Westbury on Trym Post Office0117 950 7252High Street, Westbury on Trym BS9 3EE
Whiteladies Road Post Office0117 946 6307169 Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2RL
Whitehall Post Office0117 951 7171344 Whitehall Road, Bristol BS5 7BW
Withywood Post Office0117 964 5196145 Four Acres, Bristol BS13 8RA

Leisure Centres and Sports Facilities

Bristol has a wide variety of leisure and sports facilities and all open to the public so if you fancy a workout or taking up a new sport, pop over any of the sports centres located around the town.

Action Indoor Sports0117 903 1434 or visit websiteBamfield, Whitchurch, Bristol BS14 0XA
Bristol South Swimming Pool0117 903 1618 or visit websiteDean Lane, Bedminster, Bristol BS3 1BS
Brunel Fitness Centre0117 377 0098 or visit websiteSpeedwell Road, Bristol BS15 1NU
City of Bristol Gymnastic Centre0117 377 3420 or visit websiteTeyfant Road, Hartcliffe, Bristol BS13 0RF
Easton Leisure Centre0117 955 8840 or visit websiteThrissell Street, Easton, Bristol BS5 0SW
Henbury Leisure Centre0117 353 2555 or visit websiteHenbury School, Avonmouth Way, Henbury, Bristol BS10 7NG
Hengrove Park Leisure Centre0117 937 0200 or visit websiteHengrove Park, Hengrove, Bristol BS14 0DE
Horfield Leisure Centre0117 903 1643 or visit websiteDorian Road, Horfield, Bristol BS7 0XW
Jubilee Swimming Pool & Expressions Gym0117 304 8180 or visit websiteJubilee Road, Knowle, Bristol BS4 2LP
Kingsdown Sports Centre0117 903 1633 or visit websitePortland Street, Kingsdown, Bristol BS2 8HL
Portway Rugby Development Centre0117 363 4204 or visit websitePortway, Sea Mills, Bristol BS9 2HS
St Pauls Community Sports Academy0117 377 3405 or visit websiteNewfoundland Road, St Pauls, Bristol BS2 9NH

Public Transport

Temple Meads railway station if the main city transport hub from where it is very easy for residents and visitors to travel in and around the city.

Rail Enquiriesvisit websiteSearch national network
Avonmouth Railway Station03457 000 125Gloucester Road, Avonmouth BS11 9JB
Bedminster Railway Station03457 000 125Fraser Street, Bedminster BS3 4LU
Bristol Parkway Railway Station03457 000 125Stoke Gifford BS34 8PU
Clifton Down Railway Station03457 000 125Whiteladies Road, Clifton, Bristol BS8 2PN
Lawrence Hill Railway Station03457 000 125Church Hill, Lawrence Hill, Bristol BS5 9JJ
Montpelier Railway Station03457 000 125Station Road, Montpelier, Bristol BS6 5EE
Parson Street Railway Station03457 000 125Station Road, Parson Street, Bedminster BS3 5PU
Patchway Railway Station03457 000 125Station Road, Patchway BS34 6LP
Pilning Railway Station03457 000 125Station Road, Pilning BS35 4JT
Redland Railway Station03457 000 125South Road, Redland, Bristol BS6 6QP
Sea Mills Railway Station03457 000 125Sea Mills Lane, Bristol BS9 1SU
Severn Beach Railway Station03457 000 125Station Road, Severn Beach, Bristol BS35 4PQ
Shirehampton Railway Station03457 000 125Station Road, Shirehampton, Bristol BS11 9XA
Stapleton Road Railway Station03457 000 125Stapleton Road. Easton, Bristol BS5 6NE
Temple Meads Railway Station03457 000 125Approach Road, Bristol BS1 6QF
Bus Timetablesvisit website

Housing for Homeless People

Bristol City Council provides good housing and support services for the homeless.

Housing Advice0117 352 6800 or visit website100 Temple Street, Bristol, BS1 6AG
Julian Trust0117 924 4604 Julian House, Little Bishop Street, St Pauls, Bristol BS2 9JF
Bristol Homeless Connect0117 944 0581 or visit website
Streetlinkvisit websiteDownload Android app or Download iPhone app

Citizens Advice

For anyone facing money, legal, housing or benefit issues the Citizens Advice Bureau offers free, confidential and impartial advice.

Citizens Advice Bureau0844 375 2775 or visit websiteNationwide
Bristol Citizens Advice Bureau0844 499 4718 or visit website12 Broad Street, Bristol BS1 2HL

Chamber of Commerce

The chamber of commerce network can support your business throughout its lifecycle from start-up, development, growth and beyond. No matter what type of business you are, or whether your objectives are on a local, national or international scale, your local chamber can help you meet your goals.

Bristol Chamber of Commerce01275 373 373 or visit websiteLeigh Court, Abbots Leigh, Bristol BS8 3RA


A coroner’s role is to establish, normally by post-mortem, whether a death is natural or unnatural in the eyes of the law. If the death is unnatural, further investigations might be undertaken with a view to presenting a case to be heard before a coroner at an inquest.

Avon Coroner01275 461920 or visit websiteFlax Bourton Public Mortuary, Old Weston Road, Flax Bourton BS48 1UL