Useful Information

Maps & Location

Town Map: to download a map, click here.
Location: High Peak, Derbyshire, East Midlands, England, United Kingdom
OS Map: OL24 – White Peak
Grid References: SK0595073550 , 53.259°N 1.911°W , 53°15′32.12″N, 1°54′44.16″W
Elevation: 303m, 1001ft
Telephone Code: 01298
Post Code: SK17

Weather Watch

Famous for both sun and snow and all four seasons in one day, keep an eye on the weather!
www.buxtonweather.co.uk/

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre at the Pavilion Gardens, SK17 6BE. Tel: 01298 25106
Discover Buxton Booking Office in the Pavilion Gardens Conservatory Entrance (Mar/Apr-Sept/Oct)
Buxton Town Team talking signposts by the Pump Room in July and August
Leaflets are also available at the Buxton Station, Green Man Gallery, Palace Hotel and Buxton Library.

Public Toilets

Town Hall, Market Place
Sylvan Car Park (far end of Spring Gardens)
Pavilion Gardens (closed January)

Wheelchair Hire

Buxton Volunteer Centre
Pavilion Gardens

Churches

For listing and information on services click here [link to services page].

Library

Buxton Library: Kents Bank Road, Buxton, SK17 6HW, 01629 533460

Banks

  • Barclays – 5 The Quadrant, Buxton SK17 6AW
  • Halifax – 74 Spring Gardens, Buxton SK17 6DL
  • Nationwide – Spring Gardens Centre, 3, Buxton SK17 6BJ
  • NatWest – 2 Spring Gardens, Buxton SK17 6DJ
  • Nottingham Building Society – 28 Spring Gardens, Buxton SK17 6DE
  • Royal Bank of Scotland – 18/20 High St, Buxton, SK17 6EU
  • Santander – 73 Spring Gardens, Buxton SK17 6DN
  • TSB – 24 Spring Gardens, Buxton SK17 6DE

 

Accident & Emergency

Buxton Police Station: Silverlands, SK17 6QJ. Dial 101

Buxton Hospital Minor Injuries Unit: London Road, SK17 9NJ, Limited services. Open: 8am – 10pm. Tel: 01298 214000

Defibrillators: located at the Springs Shopping Centre, the Pavilion Gardens, Poole’s Cavern Visitor Centre and the Volunteers Centre on the Market Place.

Chemists

For information on Chemists, click here.

Parking

Pay and Display parking is available by the Square, the Pavilion Gardens, the Market Place, Buxton Station, Spring Gardens and Sylvan Park. See the map below.

Petrol Stations

Morrisons – Bakewell Rd (A6)
Tesco Esso – London Rd (A515)
Rockbay Service Station – Leek Rd (A53)

Taxis

Buxton Radio Taxis: 01298 23457
Jam Taxi Services: 01298 72333
Allied Taxis: 01298 72123
Crescent Cars Ltd: 01298 73515
A Cabs: 01298 70423

Markets

Town Markets Higher Buxton. Tuesday & Saturday. Market stall hours are usually from 9am to 4pm, but may vary with the weather.
For other fairs, see: Fairs & Markets

Vets

Overdale Vets: New Market St
Medivet: 8 Market St

Lost & Found

Facebook page
Buxton Police Station, Silverlands, Buxton, SK17 6QJ. Dial 101.

Dementia-Friendly

Buxton aims to become a dementia-friendly town. The Buxton & High Peak Dementia Action Alliance are working towards this.

Dementia Friends:

  • The Stewart Medical Centre, Hartington Road
  • Morrisons, Bakewell Road
  • Buxton Swimming & Fitness Centre, Pavilion Gardens
  • Buxton Cinema (matinee screenings)

Sylvan Car Park

Market Place Car Park

Buxton Station Car Park

Cattle Market Car Park

Spring Gardens Car Park

Water Street parking

Minor Injuries Unit

Town Hall Public Toilets

Buxton Volunteer Centre

Stewart Medical Centre

Buxton Library

Buxton Police Station

Poole's Cavern Visitors Centre

Morrisons Petrol Station

Tesco Esso Petrol Station

Rockbay Service Station

Barclays

Halifax

Nationwide

NatWest

Nottingham Building Society

Royal Bank of Scotland

Santander

TSB

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