Midsomer Norton / Radstock Guide

Useful Contact Numbers for Midsomer Norton, Radstock 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 Midsomer Norton, Radstock and Paulton area. This includes information on council services, education, transport, health, recycling & emergency services.

Council Office Services

Bath & North East Somerset Council provides a range of services for the residents of Midsomer Norton, Radstock and Paulton including education and social care.

Collections for recycling and rubbish01225 394041 or visit websiteBath & North East Somerset Council, Riverside Temple Street, Keynsham BS31 1LA
Council Tax01225 477777 or visit websiteBath & North East Somerset Council, PO Box 2797, Bath BA1 1WF
Parking Fines01225 477133 or visit websiteBath and North East Somerset Council, PO Box 122, Bristol BS31 9AE
A-Z of Servicesvisit website


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 Schools01225 394312 or visit websiteSchool Admissions and Transport Unit, Lewis House, Manvers Street, Bath, BA1 1JG.
Bullying – children and young people01225 394240 or visit websiteSchool Improvement & Achievement Service, Lewis House, Manvers Street, Bath, BA1 1JG
Home to School TransportSchools: A-P 01225 394380 or visit websitePassenger Transport Services, Floor 1, Riverside Temple Street, Keynsham BS31 1LA
Home to School TransportSchools: Q-Z: 01225 394370 or visit websitePassenger Transport Services, Floor 1, Riverside Temple Street, Keynsham BS31 1LA
More Informationvisit website

Register Offices

Midsomer Norton, Radstock and Paulton have the most stunning scenery, making register offices in the area the ideal location to host a marriage or civil partnership.

Bath & North East Somerset Register Office01225 477234 or visit website The Guildhall, High Street, Bath BA1 5AW
Midsomer Norton Register Office01225 477234 or visit websiteThe Hollies, High Street, Midsomer Norton BA3 2DT

Emergency Services

Emergency services Midsomer Norton, Radstock and Paulton are well organised and extremely responsive. Contact information for the main emergency services in these towns is listed below:

Emergency ServicesEmergency: 999
Non-Emergency 101
Localised national response
Avon and Somerset Constabularyvisit websitePolice & Fire Headquarters, Valley Rd, Bristol BS20 8QJ
Radstock Police Stationvisit websiteWells Road, Radstock, Somerset BA3 3SG
Avon Fire & Rescue Service0117 9262061 or visit websitePolice & Fire Headquarters, Valley Rd, Bristol BS20 8QJ
Chew Magna Fire Stationvisit websiteTunbridge Road, Chew Magna BS40 8SX
Paulton Fire Stationvisit websiteFarrington Road, Paulton BS39 7LW
Radstock Fire Stationvisit websiteWells Road, Radstock BA3 3SG
South Western Ambulance Service01392 261500 or visit websiteAbbey Court, Eagle Way, Exeter EX2 7HY


A selection of hospitals serves the Midsomer Norton, Radstock and Paulton area:

CircleBath01761 422222 or visit websiteFoxcote Avenue, Peasedown St John, Bath BA2 8SQ
Paulton Memorial Hospital01761 412315 or visit websiteSalisbury Road, Paulton BS39 7SB
Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases01225 465941 or visit websiteUpper Borough Walls, Bath BA1 1RL
Royal United Hospital01225 428331 or visit websiteCombe Park, Bath BA1 3NG

NHS Services

There are a fantastic range of NHS services available to residents of Midsomer Norton, Radstock and Paulton. Whatever the problem, be it a broken tooth or a broken leg, specialists are on hand.

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

Social Services – Children, Young People and Families

The Children and Young People’s Specialist Service comprises the Children’s Social Work services (including child protection; disabled children and children in need; children and young people in care; fostering and adoption) and leads on safeguarding children’s issues for the Council.

Adoption and Fostering03303 550333 or visit websiteFamily Placement Team, Riverside, Temple Street, Keynsham BS31 1DN
Child Protection01225 396312 or 01225 396313 or visit websiteBath & North East Somerset Council, Lewis House, Manvers Street, Bath, BA1 1JG
Morevisit website

Adult Social Care and Health

The Bath and North East Somerset council has a number of teams and specialists in place, to support adults and the elderly through any difficulties they have.

Adults with Learning Disabilitiesvisit website
Adults with Physical Disabilities0300 2470201 or visit website
Elderly Care Support01225 396000 or visit website
Drug & Alcohol Team01225 477971 or visit websiteBath & North East Somerset Council, St Martins Hospital, Clara Cross Lane, Bath BA2 5RP
Morevisit website

Post Offices

The popularity of sending a letter may be decreasing but in and around Midsomer Norton, Radstock and Paulton, there are several 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
Coleford Post OfficeThe Hub, Old School, Church Street, Coleford, Somerset, BA3 5NQ
Chilcompton Post Office01761 232328Naishs Cross, Chilcompton BA3 4JN
Clutton Post Office01761 452226Bristol House, Station Rd., Clutton BS39 5RA
Gurney Slade Post Office01749 840367Marchants Hill, Gurney Slade BA3 4TQ
High Littleton Post Office01761 470208High Street, High Littleton BS39 6JE
Midsomer Norton Post Office01761 413211122b High Street, Midsomer Norton BA3 2HU
Paulton Post Office01761 4136936 Hill Court, Paulton, Bristol, Somerset, BS39 7QG
Peasedown St John Post Office01761 43229545 Bath Road, Peasedown St John BA2 8DH
Radstock Post Office01761 432142Radco Superstore, Radstock BA3 3RQ
Stoke St Michael Post Office01749 840628Stoke Hill, Stoke St. Michael BA3 5JJ
Timsbury Post Office01761 470473North Road, Timsbury, Somerset, BA2 0JJ

Leisure Centres and Sports Facilities

There are several leisure facilities in the Midsomer Norton, Radstock and Paulton area offering a range of activities and classes.

Midsomer Norton Sports Centre01761 252631 or visit websiteGullock Tyning, Midsomer Norton, Radstock, BA3 2SY
Paulton Community Pool01761 411890 or visit websitePlumptre Close, Paulton, BS39 7RD
Writhlington Sports Centre01761 252631 or visit websiteWrithlington Leisure, Knobsbury Lane, Radstock BA3 3NQ

Public Transport

There are excellent transport links and rail services from Bath serving Midsomer Norton, Radstock and Paulton which provide both efficient and scenic transport routes around the area.

Rail Enquiriesvisit websiteSearch national network
Bath Spa Railway Station0845 700 0125Dorchester Street, Bath BA1 1SU
Temple Meads Railway Station0845 700 0125Approach Road, Bristol BS1 6QF
Bath Bus Station0845 606 44461 Dorchester St, Bath BA1 1SS
Bus Timetablesvisit website

Housing for Homeless People

Bath & North East Somerset Council provides advice and assistance is to tenants, landlords, lettings agents, owner occupiers, parents, young people and agencies to try and prevent homelessness wherever possible.

Housing Advice01225 396296 or visit websiteAdult Social Services and Housing, PO Box 3343, Bath BA1 2ZH
Julian House Nightshelter01225 354650 or visit website55 New King Street, Bath, BA1 2BN
St Mungo’s02038 566000 or visit website

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
Midsomer Norton Bureau0844 848 7919 or visit websiteThe Hollies, High Street, Midsomer Norton BA3 2DP

Chamber of Commerce

The chamber of commerce network can support your business throughout its life cycle 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.

Somer Valley Chamber of Commerce07594 577087 or visit websiteSomer Valley Chamber of Commerce, c/o Town Hall, The Island, Midsomer Norton, Bath, BA3 2HQ


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