BUSINESSES OPEN FOR OUR COMMUNITIES

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In association with BID4OBAN, We have compiled a list of businesses that are open and serving our communities.

 

This is by no means an exhaustive list – please feel free to get in touch with us if you would like to feature your business, or know a business that should be included. Email nmurphy@obantimes.co.uk or get in touch via our Facebook page on messenger.

OPEN FOR BUSINESS IN and AROUND OBAN

Please feel free to get in touch with us if you would like to feature your business, or know a business that should be included. Email adverts@obantimes.co.uk.

Oban is safely back open; let’s spread the word as much as we can!

PLEASE NOTE: You should wear a face covering in an enclosed space where social distancing isn’t possible or where you will come into contact with people outside your household or support bubble. Take care to use face coverings properly. All businesses are operating to social distancing guidelines and restaurants, bars and cafes should be operating a track and trace system, asking for your contact details.

BANKS

Most banks and building centres have put crowd control measures in place. Please remember to wear face coverings in enclosed spaces.

BANK OF SCOTLAND PLC
Station Rd, Oban
Mon-Fri  9.30am-3.30pm. Closed Saturday & Sunday

CLYDESDALE BANK PLC
6 Argyll Sq, Oban
Mon-Fri  9.30am-4.30pm. Closed Saturday & Sunday

ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND PLC
26 George St, Oban
Mon-Fri  10am-3pm. Closed Saturday & Sunday

TSB
31-35 Airds Cr, Oban
Mon-Friday 10am-12.30pm/ 1.30pm-4pm. Closed Saturday & Sunday

SUPERMARKETS & FOODHALLS

Most superstores in town are operating crowd control measures to help manage social distancing, with hand sanitiser for customer and colleague use.  They are working tirelessly to restock shelves daily. Please be patient and kind.

ALDI
Lynn Rd, Oban
Mon-Sat 8am-10pm, Sunday 9am-7pm

BOOKERS CASH AND CARRY
Glenshellach Business Pk, Oban
Mon-Fri 7.30am-4pm, Sat 7.30am-1pm, Sunday 9am-1pm

FARMFOODS
Dunollie Rd, Oban
Mon-Fri 8am-8pm, Sat 8am-6pm, Sun 9am-6pm

LIDL
Soroba Rd, Oban
Mon-Sat 8am-10pm Sun 8am-8pm

MARKS AND SPENCER
Retail Park, Unit 1 Lochavullin Dr, Oban
Mon-Sat  8am-8pm, Sun 9am-6pm

TESCO
Lochside, Oban
Mon-Sat 7am-10pm, Sunday 8am-8pm
Petrol Filling Station – Mon-Sat 6am-8pm, Sun 7am-8pm
Post office – Mon-Fri  9am-5.30pm, Sat 9am-12.30pm, Closed Sunday
Café – Mon-Sat 8am-3pm, Sun 9.30am-3pm

LOCAL FRESH FOOD & DRINK SUPPLIERS

Argyll has a unique natural larder and a range of passionate artisans and suppliers to choose from. With home deliveries too!

D WATT & SON
Railway Pier, Oban
Tel: 01631 562358
Fresh shellfish and fish daily
Tues- Sat 9am-1 pm.
Customers can go to the shop or phone an order in to collect.

GO NAKED VEG
Tel: 07585 177444
A variety of fresh fruit and vegetables, eggs, milk, coffee, hand soap and cleaning products and other essentials.
Order a week ahead if possible (up to 3 weeks)
Website: www.gonakedveg.co.uk
Delivery area from Lochgilphead in the south to Ballachulish in the north. Free delivery over £10
Collection only through the Food Hub

IAIN DARLING/WYNNE BUTCHERS
4 Combie St, Oban
Tel: 01631 567400
Mon-Sat 9am-2.30pm, Closed Sunday

JACKSON BUTCHERS
George St, Oban
Tel: 01631 562016
Opening Hours Mon-Sat 8am-5pm
Offering FREE home delivery to Oban, Wed to Kilmore & Thur to Dunbeg, Appin,  North

MILLSTONE WHOLEFOODS
15 High St, Oban
The Health Food Shop
Tel: Saffron on 01631 562704 or email contact@millstonewholefoods.co.uk
Mon-Sat 9.15am–5.15pm

TASTE OF ARGYLL
29 Combie St, Oban
Tel: 07882 226675
Mon-Sat 10am-5pm
Deliveries OBAN– Daily
Fresh and frozen fish, meats, veg, milk, breads, jams, coffees, soaps, flours, pasta, cakes, etc… *Pre ordered ready meals available

THE OBAN BEER SELLER
29 Stafford St, Oban
Tel: 07796 418973, email : obanbeerseller@gmail.com
Independent craft beer shop selling a range of fresh, exciting, dynamic, innovative, traditional beer.
Mon-Thur 12-6pm, Fri 12-7pm, Sat 12-6pm, Sun 1pm-5pm

OBAN FOOD HUB COLLECTION @ ROCKFIELD CENTRE
19 Stevenson St, Oban
Order by midnight Tuesday for pick up Thurs 4pm-6pm at the Rockfield Centre
Check out the Oban Food Hub Facebook page for strict guidelines on collection and delivery.

RESTAURANTS AND TAKE-AWAYS

BIRCHWOOD FILLING STATION
Soroba Road, Oban
Tel: 01631 565359
Hot filled rolls, available Mon-Sat 6.30am-2pm
Fuel and essential shopping supplies Mon-Sat, 6.30-8pm

BOSSARDS PATISSERIE
Gibralter Street, Oban
Tel: 01631 564641
Eat in or take away
Usual menu including lots of lovely cakes
Open Monday- Saturday 9am – 4.30pm, Sat 9am-2pm

BRIDGE CAFÉ
Soroba Lane, Oban
Tel: 01631 564647
Pre booking advisable. Stunning cafe with friendly staff. Situated between Co-op and Tesco’s beside the Black Lynn. Outside seating available As well as takeaway
Mon-Fri 10am-3pm. Closed Saturday & Sunday

COAST
104 George Street, Oban
Tel: 01631 56900
imaginative cooking uses the day’s catch of local fish and shellfish along with quality meat and other great ingredients from Scotland’s natural larder.
Open 12pm-2pm and 5.30pm-9pm, Sunday evenings only

CORIANDER
8 Soroba Rd, Oban
Tel: 01631 570806
Wed-Mon 5pm-11:15pm, Closed Tuesdays

CUAN MOR
60 George St, Oban
Tel: 01631 565078
Mon-Sat 11am-11pm, Sun 10.30am-11pm
We like to keep it local at Cuan Mor, so we have selected many of the finest local bears, real ales and whiskies to accompany our extensive selection of locally sourced produce.
For a full menu please visit Facebook page
Takeaways available during opening hours

EEUSK
North Pier, Oban
Tel: 01631 565666
Fabulous fresh seafood with views over Oban bay.
12pm until 3pm for lunch then 5:30pm until 9pm for dinner

ETIVE RESTAURANT
43 Stevenson Street, Oban
Tel: 01631 564899
Open 6pm-9pm, Wednesday-Sunday
First class dining using fresh, local produce.
Table bookings required – suggest booking well in advance as availability is limited due to popularity.

GEORGE STREET FISH RESTAURANT AND TAKE-AWAY
George St, Oban
Tel 01631 566664
Open 12pm-8pm daily
Restaurant serving a range of fresh Scottish seafood, steaks and fine wines. Fish & Chip Shop situated next-door, providing traditional takeaway fish and chips and old favourites.

KEBABISH OF OBAN
99 George St, Oban
Tel: 01631 566885
Sun-Thur 4pm-12am, Fri-Sat 3pm-1.30am
Offering great tasting currys, Biryanis, Tandoori Sizzlers, Burgers, Kebabs, Pizzas and Popular Indian dishes.
Order online at kebabishofoban.co.uk. Collection or fast delivery

NORIES FISH & CHIPS
88 George St, Oban
Tel: 01631 563736
Family run takeaway – great fish and chips
7 days a week 12pm-9.30pm

OBAN FILLING STATION
Soroba Rd, Oban
Tel: 01631 571101
Open 7am-6pm
Your local Londis convenience store offering a wide range of everyday essentials as well as hot filled rolls, pies and sausage rolls etc

OBAN GRILLHOUSE
45 Combie St, Oban
Tel: 01631 358246
Open 7 days, 5pm-11pm Collection or delivery

PIAZZA
North Pier, Oban
Tel: 01631 563628
Mon-Sun 10am-2.3pm, 5.30pm-9pm
We are a family friendly pizza/pasta restaurant on a pier in beautiful Oban Bay in Scotland, with spectacular views to Kerrera, Mull and the townscape.

TASTE OF ARGYLL KITCHEN
9 Argyll St, Oban
Tel: 07882226675
Mon-Thur 10am-5pm, Fri-Sat 10am-9pm
Serving field to fork and fine dine.
Visit our Facebook page for more details
From Langoustine Curry to Highland Beefburgers – lots in between.  Friday night deliveries (Oban Only). Customers can go to the shop or phone an order in to collect.

IT SERVICES

MATRIX COMPUTERS
Computer Support
providing telephone and remote support to home
and business customers, new and existing. Tel:
01631 571571
Email info@matrixcomputers.co.uk

OBAN COMPUTER SERVICES
Limited service for for essential assistance
Tel: 01631 566561

SPORT AND FITNESS

OBAN CYCLES
George Street, Oban
Shop and workshop doors closed but bikes and equipment can be bought for collection and home delivery by:
Email: obancycles1@gmail.com
Website: obancyclescotland.com
“click and collect” online partners www.giant-bikes.com/gb with up to 36 months 0% finance available too.
Bike parts, accessories, and clothing can be shipped direct to your home when purchased through our online partner www.freewheel.co.uk
Tel: 01631566033
Follow us on Facebook

SPORTS SHOP OBAN
Macgregor Court, off Argyll Square, Oban
For all your sports, fitness and school uniform needs.
Open Mon-Sat 9am-5.30pm and 12pm-4pm Sunday
Tel: 01631 562050

LEGAL, PROPERTY AND INSURANCE SERVICES

DM MACKINNON SOLICITORS & NOTARIES
Station Rd, Oban
Contact by telephone/email
If you need to get in contact please call us on 01631 563 014. If you are put through to our answering machine, we will get back to you as soon as possible. Alternatively, please email us at info@dmmk.co.uk and your email will be directed to an appropriate member of staff who will respond to you at the earliest opportunity.

ANDERSON BANKS SOLICITORS & ESTATE AGENTS
(OBAN AND BENBECULA)
Argyll Square, Oban
Open 9am-5pm
Contact us on our usual numbers for telephone appts or Skype/Facetime video calls can be arranged.
www.andersonbanks.co.uk
Anderson Banks Facebook page.
Oban Office: 01631 563158 Email: info@andersonbanks.co.uk
Benbecula office: 01870 602061 Email: uist@andersonbanks.co.uk

Our legal services include: Conveyancing, Wills, Trusts & Executries, Power of Attorney, Family law, Commercial leases and all aspects of private client work plus estate agency for residential sales and leases.

STEVENSON KENNEDY SOLICITORS
Linndhu House, 19 Stevenson St, Oban
Open for business as usual but our priority has to be the safety of our staff and clients.
We can still meet by appointment and at a safe distance.
Main office line: 01631 562317
E-mail addresses:
gordon@stevensonkennedy.co.uk
sorley@stevensonkennedy.co.uk
catherine@stevensonkennedy.co.uk
louise@stevensonkennedy.co.uk
sarah@stevensonkennedy.co.uk

MACPHEE & PARTNERS
1st Floor, 26 George Street, Oban
Open Mon-Fri 9am – 5pm
Estate Agency fully open and legal services with appointment
We remain fully available to assist with your legal and
property matters – with protective measures in place.
Providing a local and personal service in these difficult
times.
Tel: 01631 562308
Email: law@macphee.co.uk

MORHAM & BROTCHIE
We are open while working from home – 9am till
5.15pm Monday to Friday
Telephone: 01631 563 721
Email: admin@morhambro.co.uk

JELF CLARKE THOMSON
19 Aird’s Crescent, Oban
Open for business as usual, 9am-5pm Mon to Fri.

If you email us, we will respond.
If you call us, the phone will be answered (or the call returned if a
message is left). Whether it’s the renewal of an existing policy, enquiries about new insurance arrangements, queries on cover or guidance on loss prevention and risk mitigation, we are here to help. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch
Tel: 01631 567675 (please note calls to this number are being re-routed and thus will not always be answered immediately – please DO leave a message);
Graeme Bass mobile: 07872 131073

VETS AND PET SERVICES

OBAN VETERINARY SURGEONS
9B Tweedale St, Oban
Triage service initially. All enquiries by telephone to book appointments where necessary 01631 562876
Visit via www.obanvets.co.uk for full Covid-19 guidelines with regard to our services

PETS AT HOME
Unit 3, Lochavullin Industrial Estate, Lochavullin Dr, Oban
Mon-Sat 9am- 6pm
Sun 10am -5pm
Crowd control system in place to help manage social distancing in stores

CREATURE COMFORTS
9-10 Aird’s Cres, Oban
Mon, Wed, Fri 9am-1pm
Creature Comforts is your local pet shop for Oban & surrounding area. We stock feeds & accessories for all kinds of pets & wild birds.
Mail order deliveries available.

NEWSAGENTS AND CONVENIENCE STORES

ALBANY STORES
Albany Street
Mon-Sun 7am till 6pm

SOROBA SHOP
Soroba
Mon-Sun 10am till 8pm

McCOLLS
George Street, Oban
Mon-Sun 7am till 8pm

DUNOLLIE SHOP
Dunollie Road
Tues-Sat 10am till 8pm
Sun & Mon 12pm till 6pm

HANNAH’S
5 Stevenson Street
Open 6am-10pm Mon-Sun

DUNBEG STORES
Dunbeg Village
Mon-Sun 7am till 10pm (from 8am and till 9pm Sat and Sun)

CONNEL SHOP
Connel Village
Mon-Fri 6am-4pm
Sat 7.30am-1pm
Sun 7.30am-1pm
In store post office Mon-Sat 9am till 1pm

THE PINK SHOP
Benderloch
Mon-Sun 9am till 9pm

BALVICAR STORES
Balvicar
Mon – Thurs 8.30am – 6.00pm
Fri 8.30am – 7.00pm
Sat 9am – 7.00pm
Sun 9.30am – 2pm
A little light entertainment from Wendy on their Facebook page

FUEL STATIONS & SUPPLIERS

WEST HIGHLAND GAS LTD
Torrangorm Industrial Estate, Oban PA34 4PL
Supplying Calor, industrial and medical gases, coal and wood heating products
Open but with revised opening hours. Deliveries and collection 01631 564050.
Our Lochgilphead, Fort William & Dunoon depots are also open   :-
Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm

BIRCHWOOD GARAGE
Soroba Road, Oban
Mon-Sat 7am till 6pm

OBAN FILLING STATION
Soroba Road, Oban
Mon-Sat 7am till 6pm
Sun 8am till 6pm

HALFWAY HOUSE
A82, Oban
Mon-Sun 7am till 7pm

Oban Filling Station and Birchwood Garage are still serving hot food/rolls and all service stations also stock a vast range of food, wine, groceries, confectionery and newspapers.

CHEMISTS AND HEALTHCARE

BOOTS THE CHEMIST, GEORGE STREET
34-38 George St, Oban
Mon-Sat 9am-4pm Closed 1.30 till 2.30 for lunch

BOOTS THE CHEMIST, BESIDE DOCTORS
5 Soroba Rd, Oban
Mon-Fri 11am-6pm.
Closed 1pm-2.pm for lunch

GORDON’S CHEMIST
16 George St, Oban
Mon-Sat 10am till 5pm
Closed 1pm till 2pm for lunch

JOHN WALLACE OPTICIANS
Argyll Square, Oban
OBAN PRACTICE
Open by appointment only. Telephone consultations also available.
Tel: 01631 563170

SPECSAVERS
George Street, Oban
Reduced staff and hours, for emergency and essential eye care services.
We are open 9am-5.30pm and 11am-4pm
Phone and video consultations and onward emergency referral to hospital eye service when needed.
Tel: 01631 567770

TAXIS

ARGYLL TAXIS
01631 565293

ETIVE TAXIS
01631 566880

LORN TAXIS
01631 564744

OBAN TAXIS
01631 564148/566676/564666

BUILDING, DIY, HOME AND GARDENING

CITY PLUMBING SUPPLIES
7E Glengallan Rd, Oban
Open Mon-Fri 7.30am – 5pm, Sat 8am-12pm
Order by telephone, email on in-store
Tel: 01631 567640

CITY ELECTRICAL FACTORS
Unit 7, Tweed Mill, Soroba Rd, Oban
Open Mon-Fri 7.30am-5.30pm, 8.30am-12pm Sat. Closed Sun.
Telephone orders 01631 562362
Email: sales.oban@cef.couk
Along with the 5,000 unique lines we stock at the branch, our customers still have access to over 30,000 product lines from www.cef.co.uk
Delivery or collection

CRAIGARD DÉCOR
Craigard Road, Oban
Open 9.00am – 5.30pm, Mon – Fri, 9am-1pm Sat.
Shop open but you can order, pay and
collect if you wish. To place an order please telephone the shop on 01631
562680 or message us through Facebook. Or email
tonycave@aol.com. For island
services, where possible, Tony will liaise with local
carriers for uplift and delivery.

HIGHLAND FASTENERS
23 Stevenson St, Oban
Mon-Fri, 7.30am-5pm, 8am-12pm. Closed Sun
Highland Fasteners Ltd offer a comprehensive range of quality workwear and tools. We provide a wide range of corded and cordless hand and power tools, PPE, fixings, fasteners,
Tel: 01631 570584

HIRE & SUPPLIES
1 Mill Lane, Oban
Open Mon-Fri 7.30am-5pm, Sat 9am-12pm
All your essential supplies to get you back to work
Face masks and visors, viral and bacterial cleaning products, building and DIY supplies in stock
Tel: 01631 566306

HOWDEN’S JOINERY
Sinclair Dr, Oban
Building supplies for the trade, housing associations etc.
Open 7.30am-5pm, Sat 8am-12pm
Tel: 01631 567083
Email: oban@howdens.com

HOMEBASE
Lochavullin Industrial Estate, Lochavullin Dr, Oban
Open 9am-6pm daily
www.homebase.co.uk

KINLOCHLAICH GARDEN CENTRE
Appin
We are open 7 days a week 10-4pm
Orders also via 07881 525754 or email fiona@kinlochlaich.plus.com
Plants include vegetables, fruit, compost, shrubs, rhods, azaleas, alpines, and
bedding plants.

MACLEOD TV
Unit 2, McLeod Building, Lochavullin Industrial Estate, Oban
office@macleodtv.co.uk
Tel: 01631 564310

POPPIES
Saulmore Shore, just outside Oban
We are open 9.30am-3pm
Café and Garden Centre
Tel: 01631 565718.
Email: sales@poppiesgardencentrre.com.

SCREWFIX
Mill Lane, Oban
In-store plus click and Collect service available
Mon-Sat, 7am-7pm (6pm Sat) and & 9am-4pm Sun
03330 112112
www.screwfix.com

GARAGES

FIN’S PLACE
Old Mill Est/Soroba Rd, Oban
Open 8.30am-5.30pm
Tyres, brakes, batteries etc
Tel: 01631 566 220 or 07766 757 013

RODDY’S GARAGE
15 Mill La, Oban
Booking ahead by telephone required.
Tel: 01631 565882

KWIK FIT
Market Street, Oban
Open Mon – Fri, 8.30am-6pm (till 5pm Sat) and 10am-4pm Sunday
NHS 10% discount on tyres, servicing and batteries
Click HERE for discount
Tel: 01631 566282

FLIT
2 Glencruitten Road, Oban
Open 9am-5pm Mon-Fri
Vehicle hire, servicing and bodyshop
Visit Flit self drive Facebook page
Email: flit@btconnect.com
Tel: 07810391753

KERRIE’S TYRES
Quarry Rd, Oban
Open 8.30am-5pm Mon -Sat
Tel: 0787 6762631

MCCONECHY’S
21 Lochside St, Oban
Open 8am – 6pm, Mon-Sat
Tel: 01631 570047
Email: oban@mcconechys.co.uk

MUNRO’S GARAGE
2B Lochavullin Rd, Oban
Open 8.30am-5.30pm Mon-Fri and 9am-12pm Sat
All vehicle servicing, repairs, MOT’s
Tel: 01631 564463 to book your vehicles in.

MORRISON MOTORS
Unit 1 Creran Marine, Barcaldine, Oban PA37 1SG
Open Mon-Fri, 9am-6pm and 9am-2pm Sat
Vehicle rentals for short and long term and all types of motor repairs
Tel: 07825 581171

TRAILWEST
3 Mill Lane, Oban
Open as normal for repair plus new supply and hire of trailers to the agricultural industry
8.30am-5.30pm Mon-Fri
Tel: 01631 563638

SHOPS AND ONLINE SHOPPING

ALBA ART
Albany Street, Oban
Open Mon-Sat 9.30am-5.30pm
Huge range of arts, crafts, gifts and framing service
Tel: 01631 563645

ERIC SMITH TRAVEL
Argyll Square, Oban
Shop currently closed but operating via email and Facebook messaging
By email eric@gowestravel.co.uk
dianne@gowestravel.co.uk
FB message ERIC SMITH TRAVEL Thanks

MADE IN ARGYLL
Unit 5, The Waterfront, Oban
Open: 10am-5pm Mon-Fri and 11am-4pm Sun
Lovely selection of arts and crafts from local designers and crafters

OBAN MUSIC SHOP
20 Argyll Square, Oban
Oban Music is open Mon-Sat, 10am-5pm
Also trading through its web site:-
www.musicscotland.com
Tel: 01631 566304

ORSAY
2 Stevenson Street, Oban
Open: Mon-Sat, 10am-5.30pm
Beautiful range British and Scottish design-led gifts, jewellery and homewares
Also trading online at www.orsayoban.co.uk.

SCOTTISH ISLAND JEWELLERY
23 Argyll Square, Oban
Open 10am-4pm Mon-Fri (10.30am – 4pm Sat)
Website : www.scottishislandjewellery.co.uk
And phone mail orders/enquires on 07760297957
Shop: 01631 570005 and
Mobile : 07760297957
scottishislandjewellery@gmail.com
http://scottishislandjewellery.co.uk/
https://www.facebook.com/ScottishIslandJewellery1

THE IONA SHOP
2 Queen’s Park Pl, Oban
Open: 9am-7pm  Mon-Fri, 9am-5.30pm Sat, 12pm-4pm Sun
The Iona Shop specialises in the finest Scottish jewellery, Celtic Wedding Rings and Scottish Gifts.
Tel: 01631 562071

JEWELLERY BY FIONA FRASER
112 George Street, Oban
Open: Mon-Sat: 10am-5pm
Tel: 07895 213367