Useful Information


Help line for Al-Anon Family Groups 020 7403 0888, manned from 10am-10pm every day or visit their website  Al-Anon offers understanding, hope and support to anyone who is, or has been affected by someone else's drinking problem.


To find out about availability, size and rent of plots at Bants Lane Allotments, contact

For Harlestone Road allotments contact Sandra Motley at

Bus Services

Duston is served by the following Stagecoach bus routes:

Service 5

This service runs from Duston to Southfields via Northampton Rail Station, Northampton Town Centre (North Gate Bus Station (Bay 13 towards Southfields, and Bay 19 towards Duston)), Abington, Riverside Retail Park and Lumbertubs. It visits the following roads in Duston:

·         Gambrel Road (for Sainsbury’s)
·         Main Road, Duston Road
·         Berrywood Road
·         Weggs Farm Road
·         Sandy Lane
·         Port Road
·         Ryeland Road

Every 30 minutes Mon-Sat daytime.

Service 9 and 9A

This service runs from Duston to Northampton Rail Station and Northampton Town Centre (The Drapery Bay 22). It visits the following roads in Duston:

·         Harlestone Road
·         Quarry Road
·         Main Road
·         Duston Road
·         Weedon Road

The 9A service additionally runs between Old Duston and the shops at Limehurst Square.

Every 10 minutes Mon-Sat daytime.

Service 9B

This service operates in the evenings and on Sundays. It follows the route of the 9A but also goes to Weston Favell via Northampton General Hospital. Every 30 minutes.

Service 22

This service runs from Duston and Upton to Northampton Rail Station and Northampton Town Centre (The Drapery Bay 19). It visits the following roads:

·         Wrenbury Road
·         Ryeland Road
·         Berrywood Drive
·         St Crispin Drive
·         Upton Square
·         High Street (Upton)

Every 30 minutes Mon-Sat daytime.

Every 60 minutes evenings and Sun (Service 22A)

Service 96

This service runs between Rugby and Northampton Town Centre (The Drapery Bay 21). It visits the following Duston Roads:

·         Harlestone Heath Garden Centre
·         Harlestone Road

Every 60 minutes Mon-Sat daytime.

For timetable information, contact Traveline on 0870 608 2608 or


Details of local Chemists can be found by clicking here.

Community Beat Police Officers

The officers for Duston SCT (Safer Community Team) 
can be contacted by dialing 101 and asking for Duston SCT or by sending an email to 

Dial 999 for emergency calls or 101 for all Non-Emergency calls.

See also Northants Police website.

Councils & Councillors

Parish Council - Duston 
Phone: 01604 583626

Office hours (at Duston Community Centre):
9:30 to 12:30 Mon to Fri

For further information please visit the Duston Parish Council Website.

Parish Council - Upton
For further information please visit the Upton Parish Council Website.

Northampton Borough Council or 01604 837837

Old Duston Cllr Tim Hadland  tel: 07768 961546

Old Duston Cllr Suresh Patel tel: 07884 166657

New Duston Cllr John Caswell  tel: 07917 007470

New Duston Cllr Matthew Golby tel: 07973 444741

Upton Cllr Alan Bottwood

Upton Cllr Brian Sargeant

 County Council or 01604 236236

Duston East Cllr Suresh Patel tel: 01604 367817

Duston West and St Crispin Cllr Matthew Golby: tel 01604 367215

Sixfields Cllr Jill Hope tel: 01604 858395

Counselling Services

Visit information regarding services in this area.


Duston dental Practice. 74 Main Road: 01604 753312

Currently accepting new NHS patients. Call on the above number or


St Luke's Primary Care Centre,
Timken Way south,

01604 587918
01604 751832


Books, CDs, DVDs, videos, internet access.

Pendle Road, Duston, Northampton NN5 6DT.
Tel: 01604 585882; Fax 01604 758531;

Opening hours:
Monday to Friday 9:00 to 18:00 
Saturday 10:00 to 14:00
Sunday 13:00 to 16:00

Member of Parliament

David Mackintosh - Our local MP’s website.


For details of local Opticians click here.

Village Hall Bookings

Duston Village Hall, Ashwood Road, Duston

01604 750633



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