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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

NatWest Bank

One Stop Shopping Centre, 2 Walsall Rd, Birmingham B42 1AA, UK – 0845 302 0758

Excellent customer service. Staff members are always ready to help the customers. πŸ‘πŸ»

Been ok here helpfull staff

Barclays Bank

15 Colmore Row, Birmingham B3 2BH, UK – 0345 734 5345

If you are going to take a lot of money from your account you might be difficult to get cash the same day. It is extremely hard to get 50 Pound notes... Not recommended for turist as they might not have foreign currency...Well Max and Spencer has the best Foreign Exchange. Barcleys Bank is in my opinion very good bank. Great insurance products but not good current account...

Handy location if you work in Birmingham and need an appointment at lunch or straight after work.

Barclays Bank

339 Birchfield Rd, Birmingham B20 3BJ, UK – 0345 734 5345

Always great service. Pleasant staff. Always helpful.

Building Societies

Nationwide

357 Coventry Rd, Birmingham B10 0SN, UK – 0800 554 0515

I opened an account and the customer service was amazing and the staff were helpful

Helpful cash machine in the area of cash only

Nationwide

180 Soho Rd, Birmingham B21 9LP, UK – 0800 554 0544

Very good service and got my debit card here.

Nationwide

21 High Street, Birmingham B4 7SL, UK – 0800 554 0507

Busy branch but great staff. Friendly & helpful.

On Saturday I had my purse stolen I went to cancel my bank card they were very helpful very nice people good customer service

Local Chambers of Commerce for B19 3TG. 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!
Birmingham City Council

117 Montague St, Birmingham B9 4BA, UK – 0843 504 7398

Fery good

Birmingham Register Office

0Holliday Wharf, Holliday St, Holliday St, Birmingham B1 1TJ, UK – 0121 675 1000

Couple of things to keep in mind. Make sure you are on time. Even if you are 5 min late, you will be asked to book another appointment. I believe staff is well behaved as long as you follow the guidelines. You will get lot of parking space within 2 min walking 🚢 distance so no issue. If you are going to book a child birth then you can go alone as long as you are in civil partnership. No need to bring you new born. Book 9 AM appointment and you will be served in 5 min. Overall, I had great experience.

Very friendly staff. Will take there time to go through the details with you. Was seen within five minutes of arriving. Brilliant service.

Birmingham City Council Markets - Head Office

40 Moat Ln, Birmingham B5 5BD, UK – 0121 303 0208

Fair

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 B19. 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 Birmingham area
Find local dentists and dental practices around Birmingham and B19 3TG 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

Will Murphy Dentistry

51 Newhall St, Birmingham B3 3QR, UK – 0121 236 7630

This is a fantastic dentist, the surgery is well equipped, welcoming and doesn't feel like a traditional dentist. The best thing about the place is the manner in which Will deals with his patients. Always reassuring and trying to do the very best for them. Highly recommended.

I can thoroughly recommend you use Will as your dentist. He delivers a professional, courteous and caring service. He has looked after my dental requirements for many years and my teeth remain in perfect working order. Paul Tracey

The Dentist in Town

10 The Minories, Birmingham B4 6AG, UK – 0121 236 8681

I can honestly say Tom is THE Dentist in town. Soft spoken and always careful about your comfort there's nowhere else I'd go to get my teeth treated and although my teeth don't need to much work at the moment, I've met people who have been seeing Tom for over 20 years and that says it all. If you work in the city centre it's only a few steps away for a check up, a nice chat and a lovely cuppa'. Thanks Tom and the team!

I am a "newbie" patient at The Dentist in Town and have recently undergone quite a few interventions under Tom's immaculate care. I was made to feel welcome, comfortable and well informed about all the treatments that I required. Tom has restored my faith in Dentistry and I wholeheartedly recommend his service to all those who feel a bit dubious about choosing a dentist. Tom and his wonderful team are must for all those who are of a nervous disposition and looking for an exceptional standard of care.

Highfield Dental Clinic

2 Highfield Rd, Birmingham B15 3ED, UK – 0121 455 6974

Dr Assadi has been my dentist for many years and has transformed my life ! Thanks to his genius I can now smile again . He listens and really cares and is always there to help and put my fears to rest . His staff are wonderful too I cannot recommend this wonderful dentist enough x x

The procedure was extremely quick, and the staff are very friendly. This dental clinic is highly recommended.

Hockley Medical Practice

60 Carver St, Birmingham B1 3AL, UK – 0121 554 1757

Cannot agree with this comments. Me and my husband join this GP 4 months ago, we never had any problems. Sometimes I need emergency appointment, I call reception at 8 am and I'm coming to see doctor few hours later. Receptionists are very busy, but they not rude at all. Always try to help you.

I don't recognise the negative descriptions of the receptionists. They have always been efficient, friendly and helpful towards me. I have had to have a number of appointments and I've never had to wait long past my appointment time and I've had great care from all concerned.

Halcyon Medical

67 - 69 High St, Birmingham B4 7TA, UK – 0121 411 0363

I find that the surgery is much quieter during the university holidays than during term time. That said, I have always found the reception staff extremely friendly and helpful. I think the medical staff are extremely good and always listen and are very good at taking the time to explain test results and, if you need to be referred to hospital, why you need referred and what the potential outcomes might be. I think it is entirely unfair to criticise the staff because the surgery is busy - I think they do a fantastic job of balancing costs and staffing, with the patient experience in an extremely busy surgery where a large number of the patients have poor to no English. An example I overheard in the waiting room - the reception staff at the last minute changed a patient's doctor because they realised she had very little English as she was from Iran and they switched her to a doctor who could talk to her in Farsi.

Newtown Health Centre

171 Melbourne Ave, Birmingham B19 2JA, UK – 0121 411 0349

I've been with this surgery since day one n I've not had any major issues ok they ain't perfect sometimes getting my script un signed but then I Hav to go all the way back to solve it , all the staff that Hav been there from time r more than helpful,its not their fault wen its busy they only human n get stressed like us , I've learnt as long as u b nice with them they do go out of their way to help.but they can improve on the telephone waiting times😁😁😁

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

Birmingham City Hospital

Dudley Rd, Birmingham B18 7QH, UK – 0121 554 3801

Attended a@e today, and I have to say the service was excellent, all the staff we came into contact with were really helpful and polite. One member of staff really stood out her name is Gulshan ( a nurse) I found her to be professional, caring, and nothing was to much trouble for her. she explained everything she was doing and kept us updated as to where we would be going after a@e, she is a credit to your hospital

Outstanding and excellent care given to my mother. Amazing doctors, nurses and all the staff who work there. Wonderful people! Truly gifted and talented! Cannot praise them enough for how they treated my unwell mother and for that I'm grateful!

Braunwald Hospitals Private Limited

81 Devonshire Rd, Birmingham B20 2PG, UK – 07834 599771

Braunwald Hospital's Headquarter

Birmingham Childrens Hospital Charities

Birmingham B4 6WZ, UK – 0300 323 1100

Saving lifes. Dedicated team, doing good job

Local hospitals - community hospitals and hospitals with A&E departments for B19 3TG.

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 B19 3TG
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

Small Heath Baptist Church

14 Jenkins St, Birmingham B24 0QG, UK – 0121 766 7803

Spurgeons group love it here

Very quiet like there is no activity

Aberdeen St Church of God of Prophecy

97 Winson Green Rd, Birmingham B18 7DW, UK – 0121 551 3919

My home Church

loved this church xx

Mount Zion Community Church

70 Thomas St, Birmingham B6 4TN, UK – 0121 554 9638

Awesome

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

Crimestoppers - Call 0800 555111 or 101 for non emergency

Find Recycling Centres

Sims Metal Management, Scrap Metal Yard

Crown Works, Anne Rd, Smethwick B66 2NZ, UK – 0121 555 5476

Helpful and friendly and got more than expected for scral

Visy Recycling

80 Caroline St, Birmingham B3 1UP, UK – 0121 233 1449

Metal & Waste Recycling Ltd

491 Park Rd, Birmingham B18 5TP, UK – 0121 523 9175

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 Birmingham

Glorious Catering & Restaurant

18 Aston Ln, Birmingham B20 3BU, UK – 0121 356 2277

Best 9ja restaurant in brum..πŸ‘

They have Guinness extra stout, now that's rare, a nice place to eat, drink have a party or just play pool.

CAU

3 Brindley Pl, Birmingham B1 2JB, UK – 0121 632 6001

Exploring around the canal area in Birmingham and was deciding what cuisine to try when we chanced on CAU an Argentina restaurant. We ordered the pork belly and hummus starter. Sorry didn't have time to take photos on that. The pork belly melt in the mouth, everything is tasty. Service is good, food is good too! Highly recommended.

Great venue for pre-concert meal. Well presented and tasty starters and desserts although the main event is the excellent steaks. The service was attentive, efficient and friendly and made our evening which was for a special wedding anniversary celebration. Well located for the Barclaycard Arena and much better than eating at the venue. Highly recommended.

Barajee Restaurant

265 Broad St, Birmingham B1 2DS, UK – 0121 643 6700

Fantastic service early on a Friday evening and the food was very good too. Not rushed at all. Very accommodating of special requests. 'Sat with a great window view of the boats and early evening 'night life' for the children to watch. A lovely experience all round. We would certainly return again.

Not bad. Very busy. Friday night. Hard to get waiters to acknowledge you for more drinks and stuff. But overall a good night out. 4 people with 2 rounds of drinks cost about Β£120

Nursery and Preschools

Edgbaston Kindergarten

413-415 Gillott Rd, Birmingham B16 9LL, UK – 0121 455 0883

Really wonderful setting. I knew when I first visited to inspect the place and all the older children rushed out of their room to see who I was and ask me questions about my baby that it was right for us. Then I saw a kindergartener be tasked with independently taking an item to another member of staff in a different room, and I was even more sure. The staff here really get to know your kid and how they tick, and they thrive as a result. It's the Montessori way. There's rarely any crying, the kids are always happy and appropriately challenged. Both my kids started at 12 months and left aged 4, picked up their alphabet and numbers quickly and generally loved their time here. It really felt like an extension of the family. They were very supportive of my parenting choices - baby signing, breastfeeding, washable nappies and daytime naps even for 4yr olds, and the kids were happy and secure as a result. My kids still ask to go back to visit, a year later!

Busy Bees in Edgbaston

54 St James Rd, Birmingham, Edgbaston B15 1JL, UK – 0121 456 4919

My now 10 year old son will be sitting his 11 plus shortly but this is thanks in part to this nursery. Thank you

Bloomsbury Nursery School & Childrens Centre

Bloomsbury St, Birmingham B7 5BX, UK – 0121 464 2034

lovely environment for children from a few months to pre school. support given to parents like attending there. x

Amazing / Perfect Nursery for children ! I loved it here it was amazing

Primary and Secondary Schools

Nishkam Primary School

3-7 Soho Rd, Birmingham B21 9SN, UK – 0121 647 6890

Very good school. Although we are new, my kids love being there.

very gud school

Holte Secondary School

Wheeler St, Birmingham B19 2EP, UK – 0121 566 4370

It's a fairly ok school,not perfect and not bad.

Brilliant school to go to with very supportive, helpful teachers; without them, I would not be where I am today. I would highly recommend this school to all parents and guardians.

Adderley Primary School

Arden Rd, Saitley, Birmingham B8 1DZ, UK – 0121 464 1500

Nice school

Public & Preparatory Schools

Salafi Independent School

472 Coventry Rd, Birmingham B10 0UG, UK – 0121 772 4567

Brilliant school, Allahumma barik, can't fault it. moved here especially for my sons to come here and we love it here.

Our son joined this September and we are extremely happy with the quality of teaching and how much our sons confidence has increased. Alhumdulilah a school upon quraan and sunnah!

Norfolk House School Ltd

4 Norfolk Rd, Birmingham B15 3PS, UK – 0121 454 7021

i was from 2012 - 2016. started in yr 3 the teachers are sooooo nice. i hav learnt sooo much from here best school ever

Al-Huda Girls School

74-76 Washwood Heath Rd, Birmingham B8 1RD, UK – 0121 328 8999

Very pleasant and understanding school reccomend to all

Good school freindly teachers

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Local social service agencies for B19 3TG with contact details and location maps

Gas Transco

0800 111999

British Gas Breakdown & Repairs

0845 9 60 50 40
Local electricity supply companies for B19 3TG with contact details and location maps
Local gas supply companies for B19 3TG, including bottled gas, with contact details and location maps
Local water supply and treatment companies for B19 3TG with contact details and location maps