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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.


Habib Bank UK

166-168 Belgrave Rd, Leicester LE4 5AU, UK – 0116 266 4040

Very good


121A E Park Rd, Leicester LE5 4NY, UK – 0345 788 8444

One of the reasons why I joined. Friendly, reliable, helpful service. I love the fact staff hate seeing customers waiting and they do their utmost to help u quick. Free wifi, get cash app lifesaver!

Good customer service in general but when it gets busy, it becomes ridicusloy busy with 8+ people waiting.


2 Melton Rd, Leicester LE4 5EA, UK – 0345 788 8444

Helpful staff. Service can be slow at times due to many customers

Good bank

Building Societies

Leeds Building Society

13 Halford St, Leicester LE1 1JA, UK – 0116 251 6748

Not bad


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

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

Friendly staff and I have never had to wait more than 5 min

Nottingham Building Society

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

Local Chambers of Commerce for LE5 4ES. 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

91 Granby St, Leicester LE1 6FB, UK

Just spoke to a lovely and friendly young lady from customers services her name was kursty very helpful and she sorted my enquiry out to thank you kursty for your help from Mrs kaur

City of Leicester Register Office

Town Hall, Town Hall Square, Leicester LE1 9BG, UK – 0116 454 1000

Old, cold building, but does the job.

Leicester county council

Arbour Rd, Leicester LE4 6QB, UK – 0116 305 2216

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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 LE5. 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 LE5 4ES 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

Granville Dental & Implant Clinic

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

Very happy I chose Granville. Nice people and excellent care.

1st class surgery. Would highly recommend. He has the hands of an angel. So soft...

Carisbrooke Dental Practice

238 London Rd, Leicester LE2 1RL, UK – 0116 270 7030

I am extremely pleased and satisfied with the dental treatment I received from Dr Fiona Phillips. I was explained my treatment plan clearly and felt at ease with her. I highly recommend her for the expertise and professionalism, without a doubt this is the best dental practice I have visited.

I would highly recommend Dr Dakin and the team at Carisbrooke Dental Practice. The care, attention, communication and clinical dentistry provided, has been excellent and represents genuine value for money.

Knighton Dental Practice

316 Welford Rd, Leicester LE2 6EG, UK – 0116 270 7803

I have been coming to Knighton Dental before the new owners took over. They have made this practice into a wonderful, state of the art practice. Dr Amin has provided me with 4 implants, CEREC crowns and Enlighten teeth whitening and I am over the moon with my new smile. CEREC dentistry impressed me the most, Dr Amin scanned in my teeth onto a computer and 3D designed crowns for my teeth with very little drilling, all in one appointment; very EFFICIENT. Everything was painless including my implants. Dr Amin has a wonderful way of putting his patients at ease, he explains everything he does before he does it and that put me at ease. Before the new owners took over my teeth were in a poor state as I was so scared to visit. Now I have teeth to smile about and I visit the hygienist every 3 months and the Dentist every 6 months. Definitely recommend Knighton Dental.

Currently undergoing refurbishments, a modern feeling practise whose staff and practitioners are helpful and courteous. You are made to feel welcome, and the practitioners are transparent in every part of your care.

East Park Medical Centre

264-266 E Park Rd, Leicester LE5 5FD, UK – 0844 477 3470

Great staff from Mamta at Reception to Nurse Usha to Doctor Pandya they dont get the credit they deserve.

The Johnsons Medical Practice

22 Maidenwell Ave, Leicester LE5 1BL, UK – 0116 276 9220

dr.patel is the best!! Ask for him. He really listens to you and helps. The others are just a waste of time.

The staff are good and so are the docs, but the waiting times can be lengthy

Humberstone Medical Centre

150 Wycombe Rd, Leicester LE5 0PR, UK – 0116 276 6605

I would like to say that the care I have received is excellent. Everyone is very helpful and efficient. A big thank you to all the Staff .

My first visit and i was very happy

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

Nuffield Health Leicester Hospital

Scraptoft Ln, Leicester LE5 1HY, UK – 0116 276 9401

1st class treatment. My 6 year old had a small operation on her tongue and the staff were caring and kind too all of us. She was very nervous and they were considerate and put her at ease very easily. Thank you.

I have just had surgery at the this Nuffield hospital and can only praise all the staff that I came into contact with. My Pre-op assessment nurse (Sue) was very thorough but we enjoyed friendly banter as the examination continued From admission through to my leaving the hospital the following day I can only praise all the staff for the attention and care I received If all patients are treated in the same way I could think of a better place to be treated Thank you all See you soon for my next op

Leicester General Hospital

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

A fantastic local institution that has ably served the local community for over a century. It's worth waiting here if it means you see world class practitioners who are not going to fleece you in the process.

I have just come out of Leicester General after treatment for a bladder tumour and was very impressed by my treatment, both surgery and nursing. However when it came to leaving it would probably have been easier to escape from Colditz. Why when the nursing is so good and the attention from consultants is brilliant can the discharge procedure be so chaotic? I was told I could leave at 12.45 on Monday and that it would take a few hours to get the procedure in place .I asked for an estimate of time and was told by a ward sister that the discharge letter would be with me by 4.00pm.Why 31/4 hours? I was asked by the sister if I needed medication to take home and by another nurse on a separate occassion. My problem was that I live in North Linolnshire and I had arranged for a friend to fetch me and I needed a rough time to save me having to wait about 7 hours as the trip for him takes about 3 hours so I could ring him in the hope my discharge would coincide with his arrival. I asked every now and then how things were going and was told that a nurse was keeping her eye on it as the original sister had left . At 4pm still no sign of the letter and my friend had arrived in the car park so I asked again and was told that the letter was being dealt with in a way that suggested not to keep bothering staff. At 4.20pm I went back to the ward desk and spoke to a different sister/charge nurse and asked what I had to do to get out. She asked me if I needed medication to take home and I said no I didn't to which she replied that in that case I could leave and that they would send the letter by post and said that this was the normal case. I have to say that she was very apologetic ,particularly when I said that I had been asked at least twice before about medication. Why can't this procedure be put into ward training and standardised or some system be in place to speed things up as it rather spoils what had been a very good experience up until then?

Spire Leicester Hospital

Gartree Rd, Oadby, Leicester LE2 2FF, UK – 0116 272 0888

Great service, very clean and nice environment for a hospital.

Excellent. Highly attentive, caring staff at every step of the journey. Clean and safe.

Local hospitals - community hospitals and hospitals with A&E departments for LE5 4ES.

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 LE5 4ES
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

St Denys Church

Church Rd, Leicester LE5 6FA, UK – 0116 215 5500

Beautifully maintained church. Love the option on the gate of a prayer gateway, tying ribbons as a form of prayer, open for all.

Place to pray

All Saints Church, Scraptoft

Church Hill, Scraptoft, Leicester LE7 9SN, UK – 0116 241 3205

PLace is nice.


Uppingham Road Methodist Church

178 Uppingham Rd, Leicester LE5 0QG, UK – 0116 276 7686

Very friendly group of church people who welcome all and do not judge. Many groups use the church for meetings, including our karate club on Fridays. They have a shoppers coffee morning every Saturday morning 10am-12noon, which anyone out shopping in the area can drop into for a cuppa and a break.

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

A E Burgess & Sons Ltd

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

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

Very happy with service. A pleasure to do business with. Would recommend

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.

It's unavoidable to wait here, sometimes they have to temporarily close the place while containers are being loaded and unloaded but the staff has always been helpful.


12 Parkstone Rd, Leicester LE5 1NN, UK – 0116 243 4000

Clearly knows his stuff.

Supremely helpful and cheerful staff!!

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

do restaurant

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

Nice cosy restaurant. Great service/food. Would definitely go again.

Fabulous tasty fresh food. Lovely surroundings and friendly service.

Tangoe Restaurant

80 Gipsy Ln, Leicester LE4 6RE, UK – 0116 261 0044

The best food. Mushrooms chilli and chilli pannier. Yummy yummy

Simply love this place but for its food alone. Staff could be more accommodating and the venue is extremely basic.

Nawaaz Indian Restaurant

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

Such a warm, welcoming restaurant. The food was beautiful, tasty, well presented and well portioned. The customer service was exemplary and amongst the most generous and polite people I have met. We were offered complementary food and altogether received very, very good value for money. Will definitely visit again. 10/10

Food was absolutely amazing. Staff provided a friendly and very welcoming atmosphere. We were well looked after with complimentary starters and an extra main dish to try. Would highly recommend. One of the best Indian Restaurants we have been too.

Nursery and Preschools

The Apple Tree Leicester Ltd

373 Scraptoft Ln, Leicester LE7 9SE, UK – 0116 241 3351

The nursery offers really good facilities and my son settled in very quickly with the lovely staff.I would recommend as the care is excellent and the staff are always helpful

My son was so well cared for here and the staff were excellent. The facilities were brilliant and the attention to detail was done very well. I shall be sending my youngest there as soon as he's old enough!

Blossoms Day Nursery

3-5 Stoneygate Rd, Leicester LE2 2AB, UK – 0116 244 8600

Thank you Blossoms for your wonderful care, hard work and enthusiasm. Me and my son absolutely love coming to nursery you are like extended family to us. Thank you again.

Tree Tots Day Nursery

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

Fantastic Nursery, Made me and my kids very welcome. Great facilities and excellent staff. I wish id found this place sooner.!

Primary and Secondary Schools

St Crispin's School

6 St Marys Rd, Leicester LE2 1XA, UK – 0116 270 7648

best school ever

Al Aqsa School

The Wayne Way, Leicester LE5 4PP, UK – 0116 276 0953

I absolutely love this school my older children went there ..and now my little ones too it's a cosy atmosphere and has very good ethos The staff members are very understanding and the building is nice (for a private islamic school not gouvernement funded ) I found compare to state school their academic level to be better ..and they pray on time . Thanks you alaqsa thanks to a blah abeedah and all staff members .. Hopefully I can become a TA there soon inshallah ... ans be part of this beautiful adventure ... Oum aboubakr .

Taylor Road Primary School

53 Taylor Rd, Leicester LE1 2JP, UK – 0116 262 4597

Capable and hands on Senior leadership management, excellent, helpful and friendly staff: teachers, academic support staff , office staff and non academic staff all play their part to make the school an excellent and nurturing environment for our children thus the extraordinary performance of the school. I recommend it to everyone but it comes with a Warning attached : if you'll get placement for your child in the first place.

very good school in all fields,teaching wise very high standard (which reflects in Ofsted reports!),head teacher Mr Hassl is one of the best head teachers iv come across, teachers are very good,students well behaved, reception people very friendly and helpful and these are only a few excellent qualities of the school! me, my husband (who's also parent governor in Taylor Rd school) and my 3 kids favourite school which they have been at since the beginning, my eldest son is currently in yr 5,daughter in yr 4 my second son in reception and baby son on waiting list. This school is also in very high demand, i would and DO recommend this school to anyone and everyone.

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"

Leicester Islamic Academy

320 London Rd, Leicester LE2 2PJ, UK – 0116 270 5343

My two kids (year 2 & Reception) has started this school. I had few concerns in my mind related to last Ofsted report (2015) but school has undergone some good improvement ever since then. Some internal references have told me that a new principle & head teacher are already bringing this school to next level proved by latest ofsted inspection report issued about this school. They didn't increased overall rating but said school has improved in its facilities & teacher's training.

My 2 kids have been at Leicester Islamic Academy for a number of years and I am very pleased with the school. The teachers are passionate and caring and really committed to do the best for the children. The recent OFSTED report was very disappointing, but it highlighted some of the areas of the school building which have been a little unloved, and the school have either addressed or are in the process of addressing these.

St Crispin's School

6 St Marys Rd, Leicester LE2 1XA, UK – 0116 270 7648

best school ever

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Local social service agencies for LE5 4ES with contact details and location maps

Gas Transco

0800 111999

British Gas Breakdown & Repairs

0845 9 60 50 40
Local electricity supply companies for LE5 4ES with contact details and location maps
Local gas supply companies for LE5 4ES, including bottled gas, with contact details and location maps
Local water supply and treatment companies for LE5 4ES with contact details and location maps

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