Trades & services

Refuse Collection Recycling and General Refuse – collections are made on Tuesdays. Put your refuse out the evening before or before 6am on collection day. 

Recycling dates 2022

Power Failure Western Power emergency number, 0800 6783 105
Pest Control Bristol City Council Pest Control Service, 0117 9222500 Option 1
Marquee Rent the MLRA marquee for £25. Contact Roy Demery 0117 9213412. Use the link on the left to view or download the instructions for erecting the marquee.

Recommended Trade and Services

Service Description Contact Details Recommended by

Homes services Offer a variety of practical services for the home. The Practical Women Team Web site: Email: Tele: 07490 764877 Strongly recommended by Liz Morris who says ‘I couldn’t fault the service delivered.’
Appliance Repairs Repair of white goods ‘Safe and Sound’ Email, Tel 0117 963 9301, website: Strongly recommended by Annie Wheeler
Personal Services Chiropody Mr Philip Thomas MChs, H.C.p.C. Registered Podiatrist. 70 Quatock Road, Windmill Hill, BS3 4PE. For appointment call 01179 080 916, or mobile 07906 114 392. Home visits possible. John Bates
  Calming and restorative reflexology in the comfort of your own home Jenni Britton, 1 Byzantine Court 07977 925450  
Electrician Handy Electrical Ben Ewing, Approved Contractor Electrician and Phoebe Arrowsmith-Brown. Mobile: 0776 6200068, email John Bates, Gordon Faulkner and David Demery
  Vector Electric: fully qualified, insured electricians 07968 975 693, The principal is David Tabb. Cynthia Palmer, 6MQ

Security Alarms and Locks Castle Security, Alan Webber: 0117 3660066 Lloyd Fletcher. 6 Bathurst Parade
    Bristol Locksmiths Craig Jarrett: 01179622175 & 07907154377 John Bates. 12 Bathurst Parade

Painting and Decorating Exterior painting. Derrick and Long Decorations Jeff Derrick on 07817 439199, Paul Long on 07941 106853 Highly recommended by several residents.
  General house painting. Jonathan Hellings 07990 505468 John Bates and Lloyd Fletcher

Windows Window repair and replacement A G Gribble (Unit 6 Bristol Vale Trading Estate, Hartcliffe Way, Bristol, Avon, BS3 5RJ) 0117 9537237. Highly recommended by several residents.
  Sash window refurbishment Ventrolla, 0800 0277 454 Lloyd Fletcher. 6 Bathurst Parade
  Repairs to windows including Avdon type J F Ward, 01179 741441 Bill Nutman
  Repairs to metal framed window spring system DWR Services (Dion or Andy) 07788 587294 or 07788 587269 Janet Wilkinson

Roofing, Scaffolding, Pest Control Roofing and Guttering repairs Oakwood Building and Roofing Ltd. Contact Steve Bright on 07796 146781 email: Anthony Rackham
  Roof protection systems Falcon Bird Pest Control 07770 414968 Terri Press and Janetta Mitchinson
  Pest Control Services RightKil. Steven Lamport 07913 965855, email Engaged by ML Amenities Company
  Scaffolding Padscaff Ltd, Lloyd Fletcher
  General building and roofing Moderb Urban Developments, Lloyd Fletcher

Plumbing Heating and plumbing Gas Safe registered No 301972 CP Services – Mr Colin Pyne Mobile: 07831613791 email: John Bates.
  Heating and Plumbing HHP Services Ltd (Heating and Plumbing Services) 131 Park Lane, Frampton Cotterell, BS36 2ES. Tel: 07980071784 Brenda Page

Home Renovation Internal works carpentry Paul Wigmore 07771 645 555 Scott Bowie
  Recycled Wood Bristol Wood Recycling Project: 0117 972 3219 John Bates
  Carpenter and joiner Steve Silverthorne: 07515 632 677 Highly recommended by David and Laura Demery

Cars Car body repairs Prittysmart, Unit No 3, Marketside Industrial Estate, Albert Rd, BS2 0XS.  Mobile 07506204968. Email: You can also send pictures for quotations. John Bates Shirley Stark
  Car body repairs Dent Magic, Unit 3, Whitby Road, Bristol BS4 3QF. Tel: 0117 972 0333 Jane Miller Cosmetic car body repairs as well as dent removal. Incredible paint matching.

Garage Doors Garage door repairs, servicing and maintenance Up-and-Over Doors 01179 616165 Janet Wilkinson
  Automatic Garage Doors Up-and-Over Doors 0117 3000700 Lloyd Fletcher, 6 Bathurst Parade
  High security locking bolts for garage doors Garalok Ltd., Yate  
  Installation or renewal of garage door locks ASEC Garage Door Lock. 0845 2300201 or order online Michael Hart, 2 Challoner Court
  Electric garage doors Kingswood Doors Ltd: Telephone 0117 3602235 Email Jean Johnson: impressed by the quality of their workmanship.

Computers, TV and Video TV reception Evolution Networks 0117 251 0323 John Bates (in May 2022)
  Aerial repairs The Aerial Man (Dan Grace) Ltd, Freephone 0800 195 8056,, Strongly recommended by Jean Johnson
  Computer issues Dan Ryan, 07769 299 204 (8.30am to 7pm). He also does TV aerials & CC–TV intruder alarms. John Bates and two others.

Gardening and Trees Replacing a fence and laying a new path Secret Garden, Ali (Alastair) Smith. 0117 9092088 or 07766 202162. Anthony Rackham
  Tree surgery, lopping and removal F.A.Bartlett Tree Expert, Unit 22-25 Cross Lanes Farm, Cross Lanes, Pill. BS20 0JJ Telephone 01275 371000  

Photocopying Photocopying Printing etc (Opposite Taunton Leisure) Minuteman Press, 15-19 Nelson Parade, Bedminster 0117 9665566 As used by Quay Notes

Photographic Modern technology, but also catering for traditional photographic items and films for developing and printing. Photographique. 53 North St, Bedminster, BS3 1EN Tel 01179 083 512. Web Site: John Bates

Lighting External Globe Light Covers Replacements, which are plastic not glass A and A Lighting, Andy 0117 9838891 Description is Marlin Shade Globes, Ref: 8022XP Cost in May 2000 was £36.12 + VAT Bob Porteous
  External Globe Light Covers Replacements, which are plastic not glass HLN Supplies, 0113 240 2000, email: They will cut the neck opening of their standard globes to the correct 110mm with no collar. Cynthia Palmer, 6 Merchants Quay