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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

Co-op ATM

56 Sinclair St, Helensburgh G84 8TQ, UK

Free cash machine that's accessible 24/7

Tesco Express ATM

135 E Clyde St, Helensburgh G84 7AA, UK

24hr accessible ATM that doesn't charge and even dispenses £5 notes

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.

Hermitage Academy

Cardross Rd, Helensburgh G84 7LA, UK – 01436 672145

The school has helped me see who I really am and the support staff are really help full all the staff are really help full but I do see alot of bullying happening

Helensburgh Swimming Pool

W Clyde St, Helensburgh G84 8SQ, UK – 01436 672224

Good swimming but needs a refurbishment as noticed broken/ cracked tiles in pool.

Thank vely staff,good swim teachers

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

Dunlop & Humphreys Dental Surgeons

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

Brilliant painless dental practice and very caring.


Phoenix Clinic

35 Redclyffe Gardens, Helensburgh G84 9JJ, UK – 01436 678826

Fawzi is a first class practitioner. I work as an Osteopath in Glasgow. I visit Fawzi 4 or 5 times a year for Acupuncture. He has treated me for Low Back, Neck, Knee and Shoulder Pain. One treatment usually does the trick. I have visited other practitioners with disappointing results - Luckily, this is not the case with Fawzi. Western Acupuncture works for me, it's anatomically based and easy to understand - even for the layman.

Boots Opticians

9 W Princes St, Helensburgh G84 8TF, UK – 01436 670157

Very friendly. Made me feel very comfortable.

Victoria Integrated Care Centre - Helensburgh

93 East King Street, Helensburgh G84 7BU, UK – 01436 655132

Has an ambulance bay to improve local response times

Millig Practice

12 E King St, Helensburgh G84 7QL, UK – 01436 673366

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 Integrated Care Centre - Helensburgh

93 East King Street, Helensburgh G84 7BU, UK – 01436 655132

Has an ambulance bay to improve local response times

Wilsons Of Rhu

1 Manse Brae, Rhu, Helensburgh G84 8RE, UK – 01436 820300

Stopped here twice for Hot chocolate/coffee.1st time was OK but 2nd time had quite a bit of a wait..They weren't busy..The girl had forgotten l was waiting for my order. She was very pleasant & apologetic though. I would visit again if in the area.

Andrews Garage Services Ltd

27 E King St, Helensburgh G84 7QQ, UK – 01436 673440

My car was recovered here when i got a TRIPLE puncture on the A82. The staff were great and gave me an option of tyres in both quality and price. Within an hour i was back on the road. Very very pleased. Oh and they have a lovely little garage cat who kept the kids entertained while we waited. Thanks again

Used this Garge last week and was really delighted with the service. Really nice to see a local company who look after their customers. Bravo!!

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

Dhammakaya Scotland

15 Charlotte St, Helensburgh G84 7QS, UK – 01436 676024

They offer meditation 3pm on Sundays, really nice that this is in Helensburgh.

The Tower Digital Arts Centre

7TR, 83 Sinclair St, Helensburgh G84 8TR, UK – 01436 820369

Booked for screen 2 in the smaller hall and it had amazing sound and vision. Brilliant cosy setting and we enjoyed a bottle of wine while we watched. Well worth a visit and only a short walk away is the best.

I worked as a volunteer at the tower digital arts centre for 7 months. It was a really good and valuable experince and I learnt many new skills and jobs in my time volunteering. All the staff were really kind and friendly and were always on hand to help me if I wasn't sure of anything. The cinema had a very positve atmosphere and lots of customers left happily. I would really recommend this to anyone wanting to volunteer or help out.

St Michael & All Angels

William St, Helensburgh G84 8BD, UK – 01436 672500

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

Shelter charity shop (Helensburgh)

Anne of Loudounville, 30 W Princes St, Helensburgh G84 8TD, UK – 01436 673767

Helpfull staff and nicely presented shop with a lot of good bargains

Great customer service

The Beacon Trust

19C E Princes St, Helensburgh G84 7DE, UK – 01436 674077

This is good charity shop and charity prices

Hermitage Primary School

24 Argyle St E, Helensburgh G84, UK – 01436 672949

its good

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

Akash Restaurant

45A Sinclair St, Helensburgh G84 8TG, UK – 01436 674817

Long established restaurant in Helensburgh offering great dishes and friendly service at a reasonable price.

What a lovely find! just moved to the area and ate here for the first time this evening. Great food, reasonably priced and the waiters were fabulous - keeping our 1 year old entertained! Definitely going back here! Looks a bit old school in the restaurant but, in my opinion, that just adds to its charm.


86-88 W Princes St, Helensburgh G84 8XD, UK – 01436 672228

Lovely food. Amazing jumbo prawns. My husband orders them every time we go for dinner. Very nice staff..

Excellent cuisine at fair prices. Friendly staff and your table for as long as you wish to stay. All in all 5 stars.

Annaya's Indian Grillhouse

80-82 W Princes St, Helensburgh G84 8XD, UK – 01436 670001

Our favourite family celebration restaurant! The staff entice the palate with information and history of the menu and cater to all dietary requests: vegetarian, vegan, gluten free and even slimming world. Children welcomed and all customers given personal attention. A joy to visit. Thank you again! 10/10

Excellent food, professional and friendly waitstaff, delicious and reasonably priced wine - a great combination. Not having a lot of experience with Indian cuisine, my wife especially appreciated Rocky's enthusiasm as he described the various regional dishes and helped us make our dinner choices. He had excellent suggestions that reflected our tastes but also introduced us to a variety of Indian cuisine. A lovely and very enjoyable time all around.

Nursery and Preschools

Mulberry Bush Childrens Nursery

Park Lodge House, 17 Charlotte St, Helensburgh G84 7EY, UK – 01436 679822


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

Primary and Secondary Schools

Colgrain Primary School

Red Gauntlet Road, Helensburgh G84 7TZ, UK – 01436 673557

This is awspome

Hermitage Primary School

24 Argyle St E, Helensburgh G84, UK – 01436 672949

its good

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