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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.


Lloyds Bank

1 St Nicholas St, Scarborough YO11 2YY, UK – 0345 300 0000

Staff always helpful, can be busy but waiting area comfortable. Good bank to bank with, offers internet banking which is handy.

Nice and open space for me to get my mobility scooter around. Staff are friendly.


33 St Nicholas St, Scarborough YO11 2HN, UK – 0345 740 4404

The fast and easy to make a bank account with staff friendly

Barclays Bank

St Nicholas Street, Scarborough YO11 2HF, UK – 0345 734 5345

Always had polite and helpful treatment from the staff here, and they've gone out of their way to deliver genuinely personalised service. Worlds ahead of other banks I have dealt with. Thank you!

Building Societies


50 Westborough, Scarborough YO11 1YJ, UK – 0800 554 0822

Very friendly staff

Staff always ever so friendly

Skipton Building Society - Scarborough

16-17 Westborough, Scarborough YO11 1UH, UK – 01723 360461

Yorkshire Building Society

89/90 Westborough, Scarborough YO11 1JW, UK – 01723 821188

Local Chambers of Commerce for YO12 7QZ. 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 YO12. 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 Scarborough area
Find local dentists and dental practices around Scarborough and YO12 7QZ 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

Peasholm Dental Practice

43 Northstead Manor Dr, Scarborough YO12 6AF, UK – 01723 500340

Visited today for emergency treatment after developing toothache on holiday (home is Devon). Although this was one time only visit, the dentist (Emma Skipper) and nurse were brilliant. Thoughtful, reassuring, cheerful. If only all dentists were like this. Thank you!

Had an emergency dentist appointment here at the weekend. I live in Beverley and couldn't get a appointment any closer. I'm not a fan of going to the dentist (let's be fair it's a scary place) however I felt very compatible here. Very friendly and calming dentist and receptionist. Thank you.

The Crescent Dental Surgery

5 The Crescent, Scarborough YO11 2PW, UK – 01723 373417


Alma Square Dental Practice

19 Alma Square, Scarborough YO11 1JR, UK – 01723 373417

They were accepting new NHS patients early 2017. I have had a tooth crown fitted there recently, no problems whatsoever. Delighted to have found a local NHS dentist after a lengthy search.

Dr R Guest - Peasholm Surgery

PEASHOLM SURGERY, 98 Tennyson Ave, Scarborough YO12 7RE, UK – 01723 361268

We have always had, and continue to receive, excellent all-round service from Dr Guest and her team.

The staff here have always been wonderful and helpful to my family and myself. Couldn't wish for a better service

Falsgrave Surgery

Belgrave Cres, Scarborough YO11 1UB, UK – 01723 369440

I have been a patient for about 40 years also my children from birth. (25 and 21)Fab GPs. Helpful staff. Clean, organised. Lift and chemist. Just difficult now getting appointment and waiting times can be long.

Easy to get to and park good staff clean building,lift chemist.

Brook Square Surgery

41-44 Trafalgar St W, Scarborough YO12 7AS, UK – 01723 501546

Doctors an nurses and staff are very friendly and helpful. Trying to get thorough for a appointment is long better to go up an chat in person but surgery itself is clean and few toys for kids is alot better. But ringing up for things I find it easier to go in person.

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

Scarborough General Hospital

Woodlands Dr, Scarborough YO12 6QL, UK – 01723 368111

Thank you so much for looking after our son Thomas. We had only arrived on holiday 3 hours prior when Thomas had an asthma attack and had to be admitted. Special mention to the Duke of Kent ward and the amazing team led by Tracey in the playroom. Thank you all. Thomas enjoyed himself so much he didnt want to leave!!!

I attended today for ultrasound scan in the displaced dept in Haldane ward. (Repairs being done) Never been to Scarborough Hospital before but signposting was good so I found where I needed to go easily. I was treated very well. From arrival with reception staff and onwards. Very professional and welcoming. My privacy and dignity were very well secured and the lady that did my investigations was lovely. I thank them for making me feel welcome and comfortable.

Cross Lane Hospital

Cross Ln, Scarborough YO12 6DN, UK – 01723 384600

I spent 5 days here and they were the best 5 days of my life, I met some amazing people and became Jesus Christ.

Amazing hospital, outstanding staff, will always be eternally grateful for their outstanding care of my dad, exceptional structure, excellent quality of food, extremely compassionate with my family, rowan lea Ward fully impressed me

Local hospitals - community hospitals and hospitals with A&E departments for YO12 7QZ.

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 YO12 7QZ
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 Marys Church

Parish House, Castle Rd, Scarborough YO11 1TH, UK – 01723 500541

Beautiful church with a lot of history, still has damaged walls from the civil war around the back. A very relaxing place to sit and enjoy the view.

Scarborough historical parish church. Full of history. Nice for a quiet place to pray inside and in the garden of remembrance. great views of south bay

St Laurence's Church, Scalby

High Street, Scalby, Scarborough , North Yorkshire, YO13 0SA, Scalby, Scarborough YO13 0PT, UK – 01723 364858

Beautiful Norman Church on a raised site on the edge of the Scalby village.

It's a village hall.

Wreyfield Drive Methodist Church

Wreyfield Dr, Scarborough YO12 6NP, UK

A wonderful warm and welcoming environment

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

Crimestoppers - Call 0800 555111 or 101 for non emergency

Find Recycling Centres

Community Furniture Stores

Salisbury St, Scarborough YO12 4EH, UK – 01723 267177

This is actually heart foundation. Good store plenty on offer, and if you are struggling with cash. Then this is the place to go. You could buy all you needed for a home and not spend a fortune.

Good for second hand to look for home why not visit


156A Victoria Rd, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO11 1, Scarborough YO11 1SU, UK


2 / Roscoe Rooms,,,, Roscoe St, Scarborough YO12 5ED, UK – 01723 500317

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 Scarborough

Lanterna Restaurant

33 Queen St, Scarborough YO11 1HQ, UK – 01723 363616

Love this place & have dined here many times. I consider it to be a fish restaurant. They've been here for 21 years. It's not fashionable & it's definitely not in the most salubrious part of town, but what delicious food! We both had ling tempura followed by halibut in a very light butter sauce. I ended up with a chocolate dessert. Cost, including a bottle of house white, was £94. 100% recommended & not to be missed.

Amazing monk fish starter followed by sea bass as my main. Seriously good. Beautiful food. A cut above others. Excellent quality and good service. My mate had a steak and you could cut it easily with a normal knife!

Az Restaurant

89 Columbus Ravine, Scarborough YO12 7QU, UK – 01723 366180

My favourite place to have dinner, hands down. The food is always incredibly tasty and the staff are friendly. The portions are a good size. Small place, so best to book a table... Soooo good!

Our first time eating at this restaurant and it won't be the last. I nearly didn't go as the chairs are wooden and having a bad back in have to be very picky where I eat. Cushions were provided after a quick telephone call and were even warmed up on the radiator for me! The menu is extensive and the food is absolutely fantastic! Tiramasu for pudding was the best we have ever tasted. The staff are very welcoming and friendly. Can't recommend this restaurant highly enough.


33 Victoria Park Ave, Scarborough YO12 7TR, UK – 01723 363871

Lovely place to celebrate my husband's birthday. Just wonderful food and service. My husband had fond memories of eating ice cream there when the building was a cafe in the 70s. Thanks so much! See you again. Karen and Chris

If I could give 10 star.... Evriting it was absolutely very good.. From service to the food very good. Definitely go back again

Nursery and Preschools

Northstead Community Preschool

Methodist Church Hall, Givendale Road, Scarborough YO12 6LG, UK – 01723 370930

Wheatcroft pre school

Filey Rd, Scarborough YO11 3AB, UK – 01723 363179


Lady Edith's park, Scarborough YO12 5PB, UK – 01723 500164

Primary and Secondary Schools

Newby and Scalby Primary School

The Green, Scarborough YO12 5JA, UK – 01723 365686

Probably the best primary school in Scarborough if you want your child to have a safe good education.

Wheatcroft Community Primary School

64 Holbeck Hill, Scarborough YO11 3BW, UK – 01723 375704

It is a lovely school

Friarage Community Primary School

Friargate, Scarborough YO11 1HS, UK – 01723 374244

great school and if I could I would live there .They are all fair and together we can !

Public & Preparatory Schools

Scarborough College

Filey Road, Scarborough YO11 3BA, UK – 01723 360620

good school and I go there and it has brilliant facilities

it's a great school amazing stuff

Bramcote Junior School

Filey Road, Scarborough YO11 3BA, UK – 01723 380606

Local social service agencies for YO12 7QZ with contact details and location maps

Gas Transco

0800 111999

British Gas Breakdown & Repairs

0845 9 60 50 40
Local electricity supply companies for YO12 7QZ with contact details and location maps
Local gas supply companies for YO12 7QZ, including bottled gas, with contact details and location maps
Local water supply and treatment companies for YO12 7QZ with contact details and location maps