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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

Lloyds Bank

140B Holton Rd, Barry CF63 4TZ, UK – 0345 300 0000

Lovely friendly helpful chatty staff but always have to wait in long queue what ever time of day.

These guys are the loveliest bank crew you'll meet :-)

NatWest

117 Holton Rd, Barry CF63 4TD, UK – 0845 301 7530

Absolutely amazing bank, Hannah is my favourite she always has time for me and always asks how I am and my family.

Great bank, always helpful, never had any problems and if I have they've been resolved quickly

Barclays Bank

73 Holton Rd, Barry CF63 4SU, UK – 0345 734 5345

Friendly and helpful staff, self service machines for if you're in a rush

Great staff. Long waits, but staff always polite.

Building Societies

Principality Building Society

1A Tynewydd Rd, Barry CF62 8HB, UK – 01446 733506

Nationwide

136 Holton Rd, Barry CF63 4HH, UK – 0800 554 0412

Local Chambers of Commerce for CF62 4WA. 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!

We could not find any Councils around your location. Please click below to see full results from Google.

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 CF62. 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 St. Athan area
Find local dentists and dental practices around St. Athan and CF62 4WA 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

Advance Dental and Orthodontic Care

Lakin Drive, Highlight Park, Barry CF62 8AS, UK – 01446 489137

I visited Advance Dental after being recommended by a friend around 2 years ago for full braces. I looked at a number of Orthodontists, had a few consultations and even though the dentist was around a 45 minute drive from my house it was without doubt the best I had looked at. When your spending money, especially on your teeth it's best to find a place best suited to you. The full experience from start to finish was amazing, Andy and all the girls at the practise are absolutely lovely. I've since recommended to family members and friends and they've gone on to have treatments like teeth whitening etc. The girls were brilliant at fitting my appointments around my busy schedule. As well as a brilliant service my teeth are actually perfect now! I love them! The after care package is brilliant I couldn't recommend enough.

I've been having a significant amount of treatment at Advanced dental care over the last several months. Having put off treatment for a long long while it was great finding the team there to sort things out in a way that has made the dentist no longer something to find that excuse to avoid. The reception team and dentists and assistants are friendly and professional. Plenty of time is taken to discuss options, talk through xray' s and plan out work that needs doing. They do go out of their way to live up to the "pain free" and "caring" motto. For emergency visits or longer term work, from my own experience with them, I can recommend the team at Advanced Dental!

Porthkerry Dental Centre

2 Porthkerry Rd, Barry CF62 7AX, UK – 01446 735395

Easy to recommend!

West Quay Dental Practice

Hood Road, Barry CF62 5QN, UK – 01446 734640

Staff are lovely and helpful 😊

West Quay Medical Centre

Hood Rd, Barry CF62 5QN, UK – 01446 722792

I have been registered with this practice for many years and I find the GP's nurses and reception staff very helpful. Even though the practice is busy they always do their best to help.

So many negative comments about this surgery. It's underfunded, by the Tories, same as the rest of the NHS. But because everyone in Barry has managed to delude themselves into thinking that they're middle class, and voted the Tories in, that's what you get. When the NHS fails, I have no doubt that the same people will blame the NHS, not 'Austerity', which is just a Tory excuse for the cuts that they will always bring. Under the Tories, austerity won't end, they are anti public spending regardless of the state of the economy.

Waterfront Medical Centre

Heol Y Llongau, Barry CF63 4AR, UK – 01446 734131

Dave Bolwell Physiotherapist, excellent & friendly service. Started in a load of pain & now 95% recovered. Took a couple of weeks but well worth it. The combination of physio & acupuncture worked really well.

Fantastic NHS practice , doctors are all very thorough , caring and actually take time to listen . Receptionists and admin staff always very friendly but efficient . Have appointments on a regular basis and never have to wait long to see a doctor . Been a patient here over 5 years and would never go anywhere else now.

Porthceri Surgery

Park Cres, Barry CF62 6HE, UK – 01446 735365

I've been a patient of the practice for 18 months or so now. As a diabetic I'm fairly regular and get to see them during both the quiet and busy times. Admittedly it can sometimes be difficult to get through for an appointment but this is the case pretty much wherever you go. The professional opinion of Dr Coleman has always for me been spot on as with Dr Baig. Urgent prescriptions have always been on time and sometimes quicker.And despite the considerable workload, the receptionists and other patient-facing staff have always been 100% . One of the better aspects of moving to Barry from Milton Keynes.

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

The Barry Hospital

Colcot Rd, Barry CF62 8YH, UK – 01446 704000

Appointments are generally on time and the staff are always courteous and caring. Always follow the parking instructions it now means there is always parking available for appointments now.

Local hospital. No accident and emergency unit. Out of hours gp available.

Local hospitals - community hospitals and hospitals with A&E departments for CF62 4WA.

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 CF62 4WA
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

Saint Peter's Church Rhoose

1 Church Rd, Rhoose, Barry CF62 3EX, UK – 01446 719734

Warm welcome. Services to suit all ages. Puppet ministry, Sunday School, Messy Church. Meet on Mondays for parents and babies. Choir meets on Wednesdays - if you enjoy singing come along and join in. For information on services and the wide and varied activities see website.

St Peter's is a really family friendly church with a really inclusive style of worship, a play area and a Sunday School. The official parish website is full of information about how to join in, clubs and groups, events and celebrations and service times. Give it a visit at www.porthkerryandrhoose.co.uk.

Salem Baptist Church

Beryl Rd, Barry CF62 8DN, UK – 01446 735322

A warm welcome in a family Church

Barry Spiritualist Church and Centre

3 Buttrills Rd, Barry CF62 8DD, UK

A great place to learn about spiritualism, modern and welcoming to all.

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

Crimestoppers - Call 0800 555111 or 101 for non emergency

Find Recycling Centres

City Hospice Shop

30 Holton Rd, Barry CF63 4HD, UK – 01446 747434

All profit goes towards funding end of life nurses to care for patients who want to stay home. Volunteers work for free. Give freely to a great cause.

Cash For Clothes in Barry

91 Station St, Barry CF63 4LX, UK – 01446 735789

Friendly fast service. They did a quick check on each bag of clothes, weighed it up and paid me. Easier and quicker than taking clothes to the dump and nice to get a bit of cash for them.

The Vale Of Glamorgan Council

Civic Offices, Holton Rd, Barry CF63 4RU, UK – 01446 700111

The staff here have always been really helpful from benefit claiming checking forms have been correctly filled. Always pleasant and courteous.

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 St. Athan

Streets Brasserie

4 Broad St, Barry CF62 7AA, UK – 01446 721440

One of my favourite places to eat, lovely and cosy feel to the place. Food is not adventurous by any means, but it doesn’t have to be. If you like tasty hearty food that is hand prepared, then you won’t regret trying it.

Lovely restaurant, lovely staff and of course awesome food.

Brewers Fayre Barry Island (Cardiff Airport)

The Waterfront, Ffordd Y Mileniwm, Barry CF62 5AB, UK – 01446 724971

Very tasty Vegan burgers. Well put together and presented. Friendly, attentive staff. Not great chips but rest of the meal was lovely. Seriously over the moon to find a really good Vegan burger! 💜💜💜

Monday 21/8/17 - we had no reservations, manager & staff were very accommodating seeing as we were a party of 14 (adults & children). Staff were very friendly. We were seated quickly. Only bad comment is food took over half hr to arrive, bit it was delicious. Tuesday 22/8/17 - completely different to yesterday. Manager was not in a good mood at all, quite rude. Food was delivered quick, but it looked like it had been thrown on the plates. Also 1 meal took forever to arrive apparently there was a mix up with the tickets!! Try telling that to a 2yr old..

Hang Fire Southern Kitchen

The Pumphouse, Hood Rd, Barry CF62 5BE, UK

Didn't disappoint! I've tried the pop up stall a few times at food festivals etc and I admit I did wonder if the novelty of it all would be a little lost in a permanent premises but boy was I wrong! Food is as impeccable as it has always been and the welcome is twice as warm. Plus I really noticed that unlike many other meat related establishments I didn't leave there smelling like a smoked burger myself - impressive. Menu is meaty as you would expect although there is a token vegetarian choice on the dinner menu that my wife ordered and it looked so delicious I almost wished I'd ordered it myself....almost ☺ I personally can recommend the brisket and burnt ends....delicious. So in short I thoroughly enjoyed my food experience here, the location is perfect and I really hope they continue to flourish.

Visited Hang Fire a few years ago when they were doing pop ups at different pubs around Cardiff. The food was good then but have recently their dedicated restaurant. The taste and quality has come leaps and bounds I’d say. I had the bit boss which gives a selection of meats, the bones fall straight off the meat the in house mustard is something special also. Their craft beer they make with Crafty devil is also very good. Will certainly be back again, I just won’t leave as long this time round. Also staff were brilliant, human and personal. Bit of a rarity these days.

Nursery and Preschools

Gibbonsdown Children's Centre

Ramsey Rd, Barry CF62 9DF, UK – 01446 732692

Not really anything exciting just a hall for young toddlers

St. Aubins Nurseries

76 Romilly Park Rd, Barry CF62 6RR, UK – 01446 749321

St Aubin Nurseries Out Of School Club

The Lodge, Romilly Park Road, Barry CF62 6RR, UK – 01446 742953

Primary and Secondary Schools

Gladstone Primary School

Gladstone Rd, Barry CF62 8NA, UK – 01446 735321

Best school I've ever been to. Great teaching there 💕

Excellent teaching staff and and excellent head mistress also excellent teacher support staff

Barry Island Primary School

62 Clive Rd, Barry CF62 5UZ, UK – 01446 733807

Excellent school rating

best school every

Oak Field Primary School

13 Carew Cl, Barry CF62 9EH, UK – 01446 744606

Oak field primary school is a great scgool for yoir kids to how to write how to draw how to listen how to learn how to act.

Finally a school that pays more attention to the children's education over attendance. My daughter has come on leaps and bounds since being here and actually looks forward to going to school these days.

Public & Preparatory Schools

High Street Primary School

2A St Paul's Ave, Barry CF62 8HT, UK – 01446 734553

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Local social service agencies for CF62 4WA with contact details and location maps

Gas Transco

0800 111999

British Gas Breakdown & Repairs

0845 9 60 50 40
Local electricity supply companies for CF62 4WA with contact details and location maps
Local gas supply companies for CF62 4WA, including bottled gas, with contact details and location maps
Local water supply and treatment companies for CF62 4WA with contact details and location maps