Weston Super Mare Guide 2017
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 Weston-super-Mare and the surrounding areas. This includes information on council services, education, recycling, transport, health & emergency services.
Council Office Services
North Somerset Council provides a range of services for the residents of Weston-super-Mare and the surrounding area including education and social care.
|Collections for Recycling and Rubbish||01934 888802||Town Hall, Walliscote Grove Road, Weston-super-Mare BS23 1UJ|
|Council Tax||01934 888144||Town Hall, Walliscote Grove Road, Weston-super-Mare BS23 1UJ|
|Parking||01934 888802||Town Hall, Walliscote Grove Road, Weston-super-Mare BS23 1UJ|
|A-Z of services||visit 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 Schools||01275 884078||School Admissions, Town Hall, Walliscote Grove Road, Weston-super-Mare BS23 1UJ|
|Bullying at School||01934 888 801||Education Welfare Service, Town Hall, Walliscote Grove Road, Weston-super-Mare BS23 1UJ|
|Home to School Transport||01275 884078||School Transport, Town Hall, Walliscote Grove Road, Weston-super-Mare BS23 1UJ|
|More Information||visit website|
Weston-super-Mare has a conveniently situated register office for registering births and deaths. It is the contact point for arranging you marriage or civil partnership in the locality, there are several locations to chose from.
|Weston-super-Mare Register Office||01934 427552 or visit website||41 Boulevard, Weston-super-Mare BS23 1PG|
Weston-super-Mare’s emergency services are well organised and extremely responsive. Contact information for the main emergency services in the North Somerset area are listed below:
|Emergency Services||emergency 999 or non-emergency 101||Localised national response|
|Avon and Somerset Constabulary||101 or visit website||Somerset|
|Weston-super-Mare Police Station||101||Town Hall, Walliscote Grove Road, Weston-super-Mare BS23 1UU|
|Avon Fire & Rescue Service||0117 926 2061 or 101||Avon Fire & Rescue Service, Headquarters, Temple Back, Bristol BS1 6EU|
|Weston-super-Mare Fire Station||101 or visit website||Milton Avenue, Weston-super-Mare BS23 3JS|
|Ambulance||01392 261500||South Western Ambulance Service, Abbey Court, Eagle Way, Exeter EX2 7HY|
Weston-super-Mare’s main hospital provides most of the acute care needed by our community, including intensive care, cancer care and coronary (heart) services. It also offers a full 24-hour Urgent Care Centre service.
|Cygnet Hospital Kewstoke||01934 428989 or visit website||Beach Road, Kewstoke, Weston-Super-Mare BS22 9UZ|
|Weston General Hospital||01934 636363 or visit website||Grange Road, Uphill, Weston-super-Mare BS23 4TQ|
There are a fantastic range of NHS services available to residents of Weston-super-Mare and the surrounding area. Whatever the problem, be it a broken tooth or a broken leg, specialists are on hand.
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|Dentists||visit website||or search on Dentons.net|
|Diabetes Services||visit website||or search on Dentons.net|
|Doctors Surgeries||visit website||or search on Dentons.net|
|Mental Health Services||visit website||or search on Dentons.net|
|Optical Services||visit website||or search on Dentons.net|
|Pharmacy Services||visit website||or search on Dentons.net|
|Sexual Health Services||visit website||or search on Dentons.net|
Social Services – Children, Young People, Adults and Families
Weston-super-Mare’s social services are based in a variety of locations across the district with a public facing reception at the Town Hall in Weston-super-Mare.
|Addiction Support||01275 888 360||Substance Advice Service, Town Hall, Walliscote Grove Road, Weston-super-Mare BS23 1UJ|
|Adoption and Fostering||01934 426138||Think Family, Town Hall, Walliscote Grove Road, Weston-super-Mare BS23 1UJ|
|Adult Social Care||01275 888801||Care Connect|
|Children's Safety and Social Care||01275 888808||Child Protection, Town Hall, Walliscote Grove Road, Weston-super-Mare BS23 1UJConnect Team, Town Hall, Walliscote Grove Road, Weston-super-Mare BS23 1UJ|
|Older People – Carers||01934 426138||Think Family, Town Hall, Walliscote Grove Road, Weston-super-Mare BS23 1UJ|
|Support for People with a Learning Disability||01275 888801||Town Hall, Walliscote Grove Road, Weston-super-Mare BS23 1UJ|
|Further information||visit website|
The popularity of sending a letter may be decreasing but in and around West0n-super-Mare, 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 website||Localised national response|
|Aller Parade Post Office||01934 812103||9 Aller Parade, Weston-super-Mare BS24 9DD|
|Banwell Post Office||01934 827653||38 West Street, Banwell BS29 6DB|
|Bleadon Post Office||01934 815584||Purn House Farm, Purn Way, Bleadon BS24 0QF|
|Bourneville Post Office||01934 623428||17-20 St. Andrews Parade, Bourneville, Weston-super-Mare BS23 3SS|
|Hutton Post Office||01934 813964||21 Main Road, Hutton BS24 9QQ|
|Locking||01934 822326||64 Grenville Avenue, Locking BS24 8AR|
|Locking Castle||01934 613861||Clover Court, Locking Castle BS22 8NB|
|Lympsham Post Office||01934 750933||The Pavillion, Lympsham BS24 0DN|
|Mead Vale Post Office||01934 511000||3-6 Nightingale Court, Mead Vale, Weston-super-Mare BS22 8SX|
|Milton Road Post Office||01934 623546||201-203 Milton Road, Weston-super-Mare BS22 8EF|
|Moorland Road Post Office||01934 626905||47 Moorland Road, Weston-super-Mare BS23 4HP|
|Queensway Post Office||01934 510044||North Worle District Centre, Queensway, Worle BS22 6BT|
|Weston-super-Mare Post Office||0845 7223344||76 Regent Street, Weston-super-Mare BS23 1AA|
|Windwhistle Post Office||01934 625145||7 Loxton Road, Coronation Estate, Weston-super-Mare BS23 4QX|
|Worle Post Office||01934 520726||148 High St., Worle BS22 6HG|
Leisure Centres and Sports Facilities
Weston-super-Mare has a 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.
|Hans Price Sports Centre||01934 642426 or visit website||March Fields Way, Weston-super-Mare BS23 3QP|
|Health Habits Gym & Fitness Centre||01934 414183||Sunnyside Road North, Weston-super-Mare BS23 3PZ|
|Hutton Moor Leisure Centre||01934 642900 or visit website||Hutton Moor Road, Weston-super-Mare BS22 8LY|
Weston-super-Mare is served by a railway station situated on a loop off the main Bristol to Taunton line and from the town’s bus station, you can now travel as far as Brean, Burnham-on-Sea, Cheddar, Wells and Glastonbury by bus.
|Rail Enquiries||visit website||Search national network|
|Weston-super-Mare Railway Station||0845 700 0125||Station Approach, Weston-super-Mare BS23 1XY|
|Weston Milton Railway Station||0845 700 0125||Saville Road, Weston Milton, Weston-super-Mare BS22 8PF|
|Worle Railway Station||0845 700 0125||Station Approach, Worle, Weston-super-Mare BS22 6WA|
|Bus Timetables||visit website|
Housing for Homeless People
Weston-super-Mare provides good housing and support services for the homeless.
|Housing Advice||01934 426330 or visit website||Housing Team, Town Hall, Walliscote Grove Road, Weston-super-Mare BS23 1UJ|
|WDGB||01934 617617 or visit website||Rooms 1/2, St John's Hall Boulevard, Weston-super-Mare BS23 1NA|
For anyone facing money, legal, housing or benefit issues the Citizens Advice Bureau offers free, confidential and impartial advice.
|Citizens Advice Bureau||0844 375 2775 or visit website||Nationwide|
|North Somerset Courthouse Housing Bureau||0844 411 1444 or visit website||The Hedges, St Georges, Weston-super-Mare BS22 7BB|
|Western-super-Mare Bureau||01934 836201 or visit website||The Badger Centre, 3-6 Wadham Street, Weston-super-Mare BS23 1JY|
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.
|Weston-super-Mare Chamber of Trade & Commerce||email me or visit website||Hive, Beaufighter Road, Weston-super-Mare BS24 8EE|
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 Coroner||01275 461920 or visit website||Flax Bourton Public Mortuary, Old Weston Road, Flax Bourton BS48 1UL|
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Weston-super-Mare (also referred to as Weston locally) is a popular seaside destination located on the Bristol Channel coast, 18 miles south west of Bristol, between Worlebury Hill and Bleadon Hill. The town’s attractions include the long and wide sandy beach created through the tidal range of the Bristol Channel, the newly opened Wheel of Weston and the town’s most famous landmark, the Grand Pier.
The pavilion at the end of the Grand Pier was completely destroyed by a fire in 2008 but work to rebuild the pavilion began in 2009 and the pier is has now re-opened.
The “T4 OnThe Beach” concert, hosted annually by Channel 4’s youth programme T4, is a recent addition to the town’s calendar of events and Weston-super-Mare is twinned with the town of Hildesheim in Germany.
- Weston-super-Mare can be dated back to the Iron Ages as a camp and fort have been uncovered.
- Early in the 19th century, Weston-super-Mare was a small windswept village of about 30 houses created as a sea wall to the Bristol Channel after flooding in 1607.
- The opening of the railway in 1841 brought thousands of visitors to the town to enjoy the seaside from Bristol, the Midlands and further afield. The town’s properity is from the seaside holiday boom of Victorian times.
- Weston-super-Mare built two piers the Birnbeck Pier and the Grand Pier to accommodate the number of visitors coming via the water and the railways. The Birnbeck Pier closed in the 1990s due to storm damage. The Grand Pier suffered badly in the fire of 2008 and has been redesigned to incorpoate a modern amusement arcade. It has been voted in the top 10 of the Visit England Top Ten Free Attractions of 2009.
- Population – 71,758 (2001)
- Unitary Authority – North Somerset Council
- Major Industries – Tourism
- Post Town – WESTON-SUPER-MARE
- Postcode District – BS22, BS23, BS24
- Dialling Code – 01934
- Police – Avon and Somerset Police
- Fire – Avon Fire and Rescue Service
- Ambulance – Great Western Ambulance Service