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Bus stops can be found on Station Road, Uppingham Road, Somerby Road, Stirling Drive and Pulford Drive

No 56 is Arriva and No. 747 is Centrebus

Bus timetables are in bus shelters but best to check on 

Taxis - Tel. Quick Cabs on 0116 241 2662


Petrol Stations -

Houghton on the Hill

Trocadero - Uppingham Road

Tesco - Maidenwell Avenue Hamilton

Find the best prices on:


Leicester Railway Station

London Road

(Parking  on-site or NCP car parks nearby

Book your tickets on line:


Bin Collection

Harborough District Council

Thurnby and Bushby Parish Council

Tel. Sue Bloy (Parish Clerk) 0116 278 6280

Banks and Cash Machines

There is a Lloyds bank on Uppingham Road. 

Cash machines at the Troceradero petrol station. and Coop Thurncourt Road. The nearest cash machine is at the Co-op on Station Road


Gypsum Close Household Recyling Gypsum Close Leicester LE4 9AB 3.7 miles

Freemans Common Islington St, Leicester LE2 7SQ 5.5 miles 

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Health Centres & Defibrillators

Bushby Branch  Surgery  Hill Court Thurnby Tel.  0116 241 4956 - linked to the main surgery in Billesdon Tel. 0116 259 6206 

Willowbrook Medical Centre Thurncourt Road Tel. 0116 243 2727

The Health Suite (Private Surgery)

624A Uppingham Road


Tel: 0116 241 0010



Defibrillators in the village:

Rose and Crown pub on Main Street Wadkins Sports Pavilion on Wadkins Way.  

Anyone can use these in an emergency but you need to call 999 immediately and  they will give you the key code to unlock it. 

The instructions are shown on a screen and spoken. So you are talked through the procedure.

Please note for every minute that passes after someone enters cardiac arrest, their survival chance reduces by 10%. So immediate action is required.


R Glenton - Welland Vale Road off Downing Drive

Tel. 0116 241 5633 (currently unable

to supply various prescriptions)

Tesco Pharmacy   Maidenwell Avenue, Hamilton 2.9 miles

Tel. 0116 227 2021


BUPA - Welland Vale Road off Downing Drive

Tel. 0116 243 1788


Evington Eyecare Optometrists

45A Downing Drive

Leicester LE5 6LL

Post Offices

There are Post Offices on Thurncourt Road Thurnby Lodge and Main Street Scraptoft.


Coop - Station Road Thurnby

Thurnby Superstore -Telford Way Thurnby

Coop - Thurncourt Road Thurnby Lodge

Tesco -Maidenwell Avenue, Hamilton 2.9 miles

Asda - Barkby Thorpe Road, Thurmaston 5.7 miles

Aldi - Fletton Close, Hamilton 3.3 miles

Lidl -  Harborough Road, Oadby 3.4 miles

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