Directory of Local Essentials

Finance

Handelsbanken

Handelsbanken is a Swedish bank with over 100 UK branches and a AA2 credit rating (Moodys' long term rating 10/5/2011). Providing a personal banking service from your local branch. Operating with no call centres and without targets or bonuses, Handelsbanken simply provides excellent old fashioned service.

Contact: A : 3rd Floor, Upper Borough Court, Upper Borough Walls, Bath, BA1 1RG | T : 01225 33068 | W : www.handelsbanken.co.uk | E : chjo23@handelsbanken.co.uk

Bath Wealth Management Ltd

Bath Wealth Management Ltd is an associate partner practice of St. James's Place Wealth Management. St. James's Place is one of the UK's leading wealth management organisations, managing client funds of £65.6 billion. The company was founded in 1991 by Mike Wilson CBE, Sir Mark Weinberg and Lord Rothschild and today through its Partnership provides reliable and expert advice in all aspects of wealth management.

Contact: A : Beech House, Brotherswood Court, Great Park Road, Bradley Stoke, Bristol, BS32 4QW | T : 01454 618700 | W : www.bathwealth.co.uk

Interior Designers

Stephen Graver Ltd

Stephen began his career as a carpenter in his late teens, working in the family building company following his return from travelling. Stephen now owns and runs, Stephen Graver Kitchens, which has its workshops, offices and Studio in the village of Steeple Ashton, in Wiltshire. The company caters for projects of all sizes and, with its own in-house construction team to carry out building alterations.

Contact: A : Elmsgate, Edington Road, Steeple Ashton, Wiltshire, BA14 6HP | T : 01380 871746 | W : www.stephengraver.com | E : sales@stephengraver.com

Eton Design

Eton Design offers a diverse range of products and customised interior design services to private and commercial clients with a total commitment to quality. From hand-sewn curtains to a complete room, an entire house, marketing suites, show-houses or a luxury hotel. Eton Design will deliver your design expectations.

Contact: A : Eton Design 108 Walcot Street, Bath, Somerset BA1 5BG | T : 01225 639002 | W : www.eton-design.com | E : info@eton-design.com

Flying Pig Renovation Company

The Flying Pig Renovation Company refurbishes client-owned houses to an exceptional standard, offering innovative design, bespoke craftsmanship and a commitment to using only the best materials.

Contact: A : Ashley House, 4 Gloucester Road, Bath, BA1 7BH | T : 01225 420370 | W : www.flyingpiginbath.co.uk | E : andy@flyingpiginbath.co.uk

Household Staff

Staff of Distinction

Staff of Distinction is well known for their impressive register of professional and committed staff all of whom are experienced, reference checked, interviewed and available now. With both Bath and London offices, Staff of Distinction is one of the largest domestic recruitment agencies in the UK.

Contact: A : 19-20 Charles Street, Bath, BA1 1HX | T : 01225 484190 | W : www.staffofdistinction.com | E : CountryStaff@imperialstaff.com

Prestige Cars Dealers

Kingsdown Prestige

Kingsdown Prestige, located just a few miles from Bath, has the best selection of prestige cars in Bath. With over 30 years motor trade experience, Kingsdown Prestige follows a very careful stock selection process. Rest assured, you can expect a polite, friendly, & knowledgeable service from Kingsdown Prestige.

Contact: A : Little Orchard, Lower Kingsdown Road, Kingsdown, Wiltshire, SN13 8BD | T : 01225 744712 | W : www.kingsdownprestige.co.uk | E : info@kingsdownprestige.co.uk

Rybrook Bristol

Rybrook Bristol features 4 of the most prestigious automotive brands; Bentley, Lamborghini, McLaren, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, plus a first floor Rybrook Specialist Cars showroom in one exceptional location. The new state-of-the-art facility is situated at The Laurels, Cribbs Causeway, just to the north of the city, set to become the desirable destination for customers searching for the ultimate vehicle.

Contact: A : The Laurels, Cribbs Causeway, Bristol, BS10 7TT | T : [ Rolls-Royce ] 0117 203 3548 | T : [ Bentley ] 0117 203 3231 | T : [ Lamborghini ] 0117 203 3537 | T : [ McLaren ] 0117 203 3657 | W : www.rybrook.co.uk/bristol

Executive Travel

Arivon

Arivon is a chauffeuring company located in Bath, passionate about client perfection. With an excellent fleet and drivers, it's likely you'll use Arivon again.

Contact: T : 01225 220369 | W : www.arivon.co.uk | E : info@arivon.co.ukk

Rise Helicopters

Rise Helicopters is an experienced and dynamic company run by a very skilled team. With their own fleet of 10 Helicopters, Rise focus on Helicopter Flight Training, Private and Business Charter, Weddings, Trial Lessons and Pleasure Flights.

Contact: A : Hangar SE34, Gloucestershire Airport, Staverton, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 6SR | T : 01452 857083 | W : www.risehelicopters.co.uk | E : fly@risehelicopters.co.uk

VICTOR

Victor is the easiest way to charter a jet. VICTOR offer an end-to-end charter booking on both web and mobile, with exceptional account managers based in 3 countries. Unlike other providers, Victor is the only service to disclose transaction fees, operator and aircraft details offering customers total transparency and complete financial protection with no upfront commitments.

Contact: A : 60 Sloane Avenue, London. SW3 3XB | T : 0203 1315 333 | W : www.flyvictor.com | E : info@flyvictor.com

Gift Shops

James Samson

James Samson is an online jewellers based in Bath, with over 20 hand selected brands, James Samson offers a wide product range. For local customers, James Samson is able to offer face to face personal shopping appointments and hand delivery of orders.

Contact: T : 01225 478961 | W : www.jamessamson.co.uk | E : info@jamessamson.co.uk

Mallory Jewellers

Mallory Jewellers has existed since 1898. Their product selection is constantly evolving and features Jewellery, Watches, Gifts and Accessories. Products are selected from such brands as Rolex, Bvlgari and Montblanc. Mallory's is also known for their highly experienced watchmakers and goldsmiths.

Contact: A : 1-5 Bridge Street, Bath, BA2 4AP | T : 01225 788800 | W : www.mallory-jewellers.com | E : enquiries@mallory-jewellers.com

Hotels

Lucknam Park Hotel and Spa

Located in the heart of the English countryside yet just minutes from Bath, Lucknam Park Hotel and Spa is a tranquil haven. The hotel sits within 500 acres of stunning English countryside. Lucknam Park is well regarded for it's Equestrian Centre, Spa and Cookery School. A member of Relais & Chateaux, this award-winning Michelin Star hotel has been awarded AA 5 Red Stars and a Visit England Gold Award.

Contact: A : Colerne, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN14 8AZ | T : 01225 742777 | W : www.lucknampark.co.uk | E : reservations@lucknampark.co.uk

Whatley Manor Hotel and Spa

Whatley Manor Hotel and Spa is a beautifully restored Cotswold manor house hotel and spa, located about 20 miles from Bath. Known for its relaxed atmosphere, private cinema and 26 distinctive gardens within its 12 acres. Whatley Manor offers a philosophy for a way of doing things, which is hard to find in the modern world. A member of Relais & Chateaux, this award-winning hotel has 2 Michelin Stars has been awarded AA Five Red Star 'Inspectors Choice Hotel' and AA Four Rosettes.

Contact: A : Easton Grey, Malmesbury, Wiltshire, SN16 0RB | T : 01666 822888 | W : www.whatleymanor.com | E : reservations@whatleymanor.com

Restaurants

At The Chapel

At the Chapel is a warm and friendly place to shop, meet, drink and eat the very best seasonal, local food. Located in the middle of somerset, about 25 miles from Bath. It is Well regarded for its bakery, restaurant, and club.

Contact: A : High Street Bruton Somerset BA10 0AE | T : 01749 814070 | W : www.atthechapel.co.uk | E : mail@atthechapel.co.uk