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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

Station Rd, Oban PA34 4LL, UK – 01631 510223

I find the staff in the Oban branch very helpful, cheerful and friendly. I am very happy with their service.

Functions in much the same manner as many other Banks

TSB Bank

31-35 Aird's Cres, Oban PA34 5SQ, UK – 01631 399998

Staff very helpful during the online TSB banking crisis.

Clydesdale Bank

6 Argyll Square, Oban PA34 4AZ, UK – 0800 345 7365



Building Societies


48/50 George St, Oban PA34 5SL, UK – 0800 554 0938


Local Chambers of Commerce for PA34. 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 PA34. 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 Oban area
Find local dentists and dental practices around Oban and PA34 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

Oban Dental Clinic

Lorn and Islands Hospital, Glengallan Rd, Oban PA34 4HH, UK – 01631 571125

Great......No fuss service from the team...Thank you for my recent dental work....Well Done............

Oban Dental Care

17 Lochside St, Oban PA34 4HP, UK – 01631 562791

Great professional service. Friendly staff. On street parking and tesco supermarket car park opposite which offers 3 hours free parking.

Friendly staff and free WiFi.

mydentist, Shore Street, Oban

Cawdor Place, Shore Street Dental Practice, Oban PA34 4LQ, UK – 01631 563006

Dr A Murray

Lorn Medical Centre, Soroba Rd, Oban PA34 4HE, UK – 01631 563175

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

Lorn & Islands District General Hospital

Glengallan Road, Oban, Argyll PA34 4HH, UK – 01631 567500

Only been in since sat but all staff have been great. Cant fault it in any way. Just started to have food and its that good you could set up a posh restaurant here as the food is that good. Doctors nurses cleaners and all other staff are 100% if you are going there at all it is a nice place to be and very clean.now home I would like to thank all staff in ward A & B for all the support and help I got when I was in nothing was to much for them and always with a smile

Clean, friendly, quality treatment. All the people I met from the surgeon to the “paper guy” were terrific. The NHS In Scotland can be proud of this facility.

Allied Healthcare

17 Stafford St, Oban PA34 5NJ, UK – 0800 542 1067

Local hospitals - community hospitals and hospitals with A&E departments for PA34.

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 PA34
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

Congregational Church

9 Argyll St, Oban PA34 5SG, UK


St Columba's Cathedral

200 Corran Esplanade, Oban PA34 5AD, UK – 01631 562123

Really warm inside but quiet and chilled out.

Very interesting. Visited the Cathedral last week while staying at the Hotel next door.

Scottish Episcopal Church

Diocesan Centre/Croft Av, Oban PA34 5JJ, UK – 01631 570870

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

Crimestoppers - Call 0800 555111 or 101 for non emergency

Find Recycling Centres

Group for Recycling in Argyll & Bute Trust Ltd

Upper Sobora Farm, Oban PA34 4SD, UK – 01631 569819

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 Oban

The Waterfront Fishouse Restaurant

1, Railway Pier, Oban PA34 4LW, UK – 01631 563110

Informal, first floor seafood restaurant overlooking the harbour. Excellent lunchtime menu. Seafood chowder is the best I've ever had. Excellent staff. Go early or book, it gets busy.

An absolute gem. Very cosy and welcoming. Fish is very fresh and locally sourced. Service was very attentive and seamless - made a nice change from the over hyped restaurants we normally go to in London where the waiters think they’re the stars of the show and the food tastes like it’s been sourced from a bomb shelter.

Coast Restaurant

104 George St, Oban PA34 5NT, UK – 01631 569900

CLASSY RESTAURANT, VEGETARIAN FRIENDLY, GREAT SERVICE! We arrived at Oban in the evening and asked for the restaurant recommendation from out host at Sutherland Guest House and he pointed us to this place for classy feel and best mussels in town! Since I am vegetarian and my hubby wanted to try mussels from Isle of Mull, we decided to check this place out and we were not disappointed a bit! AMBIANCE: The ambiance is very upscale and this place is always full . We had to wait for 20 mins to get the table. So if you are planning on going, please make the reservation beforehand. They play for soft music and the decor is very soothing as well. SERVICE: The servers are very friendly and always eager to help. They are pretty quick in responding but do not hover over the table to overwhelm you. We asked for recommendation for bottle of red wine and her recommendation didn't disappoint and paired nicely with our dinner. Food: Below is what we ordered: -Mussels: they get fresh mussels from Isle of mull so we ordered them to fulfill my husbands bucket list. The mussels came in a creamy sauce and were fresh and delicious - Salmon Fillet; which was backed perfectly and had nice flavors to it -Roasted Herb Gnocchi with Goat's Cheese: I loved the Gnocchi especially the flavors that were imparted by the sauce and shiitake mushrooms -We ordered Chocolate tart for dessert which came with pistachio topping and boy it was mouthwatering! We both thoroughly enjoyed our meals at the Coast and highly recommend checking this place out!

Great restaurant. Very friendly staff and the food was delicious. Highly recommend if you're in the Oban area.


North Pier, Oban PA34 5QD, UK – 01631 565666

Good location overlooking the commercial harbour and yacht marina. Spacious informal seafood restaurant. Polite and helpful staff. Set lunch is tasty and great value. I'll definitely be back.

Brilliant place! Friendly staff, beautiful location, fresh local seafood and a great drink selection! Portions were massive. I ordered sea bass and got 2 on the plate! Dinner for 2 with 2 mains, 1 starter and drinks came to £48 so pretty reasonable!

Nursery and Preschools

1st Steps Day Nursery Ltd

Croft Rd, Oban PA34 5JL, UK – 01631 567491

Taking your first steps with us :)

Primary and Secondary Schools

Park Primary School

29 Kerrera Terrace, Oban PA34 5AT, UK – 01631 563941

Fantastic school. Dedicated teachers. Happy, inspired, pupils who are right at the heart of the caring ethos of the school. We have two children there.

Rockfield Primary School

1 Soroba Rd, Soroba, Oban PA34 4SB, UK – 01631 568090

Oban High School

Soroba Rd, Oban PA34 4JB, UK – 01631 564231

Public & Preparatory Schools

Oban High School

Soroba Rd, Oban PA34 4JB, UK – 01631 564231

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Local social service agencies for PA34 with contact details and location maps

Gas Transco

0800 111999

British Gas Breakdown & Repairs

0845 9 60 50 40
Local electricity supply companies for PA34 with contact details and location maps
Local gas supply companies for PA34, including bottled gas, with contact details and location maps
Local water supply and treatment companies for PA34 with contact details and location maps