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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.


Bank of Scotland

26 Colquhoun Square, Helensburgh G84 8AP, UK – 01436 637315

Nice staff

TSB Bank

20 E Princes St, Helensburgh G84 7QE, UK – 01436 705999

Building Societies

Abbeyfield Helensburgh Society

54 W King St, Helensburgh G84 8ED, UK – 01436 674998

Easily accessible for disabled users

Local Chambers of Commerce for G84 0EH. 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!
The Helensburgh and Lomond Civic Centre

38 E Clyde St, Helensburgh G84 7PG, UK – 01546 605511

Lovely clean Disabled Toilets. Nice Cafe offering snacks and meals. Very friendly helpful Staff.

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 G84. 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 Garelochhead area
Find local dentists and dental practices around Garelochhead and G84 0EH 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

Clyde View Dental Practice

87 W Clyde St, Helensburgh G84 8BB, UK – 01436 675660

The staff are lovely and very kind.

My experience was good

SP Dental

11 Millig St, Helensburgh G84 9LA, UK – 01436 674050

SP Dental is a First Class Quality Dental Practice in Helensburgh where the care and attention is superb supplemented by friendly and courteous staff throughout.

Dunlop & Humphreys Dental Surgeons

4 Sinclair St, Helensburgh G84 8SU, UK – 01436 673197

Brilliant painless dental practice and very caring.


Dr. A Ram - Helensburgh Medical Centre

12 E King St, Helensburgh G84 7QL, UK – 01436 672277

Dr B McLoughlin

Helensburgh Medical Centre, 12 E King St, Helensburgh G84 7QL, UK – 01436 672277

James McKelvie

15 Ferniegair Ave, Helensburgh G84 8HB, UK – 01436 674451

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

Victoria Infirmary, Helensburgh

93 E King St, Helensburgh G84 7BU, UK – 01436 655132

Victoria Integrated Care Centre

93 E King St, Helensburgh G84 7BU, UK – 01436 655000

Local hospitals - community hospitals and hospitals with A&E departments for G84 0EH.

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 G84 0EH
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

Helensburgh Parish Church

Colquhoun Street, Helensburgh G84 8UP, UK – 01436 676880

Friendly and comfortable venue

Parish of Rhu and Shandon

1 Church Rd, Rhu, Helensburgh G84, UK

Helensburgh Baptist Church

7 E King St, Helensburgh G84 7QQ, UK – 01436 671656

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

Crimestoppers - Call 0800 555111 or 101 for non emergency

Find Recycling Centres

Blackhill Recycling Centre

Luss Rd, Helensburgh G84 9EE, UK – 01546 605514

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 Garelochhead

Mira Mare

82 W Clyde St, Helensburgh G84 8BB, UK – 01436 673766

Food is excellent and always of the same high standard. Would prefer more comfortable seats and linen napkins but hey ho I go for the food and it's fabulous .

The best Italian in the west coast of Scotland... Amazing food.

Riverhill Cafe, Bar & Restaurant

26 W Princes St, Helensburgh G84, UK – 01436 676730

Had heard a lot about this place so dropped in without a booking. Being Valentines they still managed to get us a table. Great Atmosphere very attentive friendly Staff the food was freshly cooked and tasted amazing best Beef Burgers and Fish ever had accompany sauce very tasty. Well worth a visit will definitely be back

Staff attentive, not intrusive. All staff on the ball with menu & cocktails. All good vibes from kitchen work areas too. I'd like to say fresh,fun& great value too. Keys up 👍 ☮

Cattle & Creel

74 W Clyde St, Helensburgh G84 8AX, UK – 01436 269278

Superb food match with exceptional service! Staff were so lovely and accommodating. We had crab cakes (yummy) and steak and fish. All well cooked and tasty. Highly recommended.

I really wanted to give this 5 stars! It’s an amazing looking restaurant with a great menu. We went for the lunch deal which was very generous. However when our mains arrived they were all super sweet. My husband and I had the Vongole linguine which was so sweet we couldn’t finish it. It was a poor finish to great starters that all enjoyed. My friend had fish and chips and said the batter for the fish even tasted sweet. I don’t know if someone in the kitchen mistook the sugar for salt, but if that isn’t the case you really need to rethink the amount of sugar you’re using!

Nursery and Preschools


1 Alexander Pl, Rhu, Helensburgh G84 8JF, UK – 01436 821554

Primary and Secondary Schools

John Logie Baird Primary School

1 Winston Rd, Helensburgh G84 9EP, UK – 01436 674001

John logi board scientist

Looking for a new Head Teacher at the moment and he/she is seriously needed.

Public & Preparatory Schools

Lomond School

10 Stafford St, Helensburgh G84 9JX, UK – 01436 672476

I think it's amazing and better than any schewl in the world! It is better than the bee movie!

This is the best school I have ever been to it has taught me so much

Local social service agencies for G84 0EH with contact details and location maps

Gas Transco

0800 111999

British Gas Breakdown & Repairs

0845 9 60 50 40
Local electricity supply companies for G84 0EH with contact details and location maps
Local gas supply companies for G84 0EH, including bottled gas, with contact details and location maps
Local water supply and treatment companies for G84 0EH with contact details and location maps