External sources for home IT support


  • This is a partial list of individuals, local firms and national companies providing IT support for home computer users. We have compiled this list for the benefit of staff and students at the University who may need support with their personally owned home computers.
  • Other IT support services are available locally and nationally. For more options please use a listings service such as Yellow Pages.
  • Presence on this list is in no way a recommendation by the University of Bristol.
  • Please phone in advance to check opening times and details before relying on this information.
  • It is always a good idea to check costs in advance and get comparable quotes from more than one source.
  • If you are aware of other local IT support companies who are not on this list please let us know.


Apple Store, Cabot Circus

Sales, repairs and training for Apple Macs. Book an appointment at the Genius Bar for help and advice free of charge.

Bristol Computer Support Ltd

Bristol PC Doctor

Providing computer help, repair, support, service and tuition in Bristol. No problem too big or small! Reasonable rates.

Byteback IT Solutions Ltd

Computer and laptop, sales, repairs, servicing and data recovery. 15% student discount available upon production of a valid student ID.

CJ Computing

Computer sales and support in Westbury on Trym (north of Stoke Bishop halls).

Computer Right

Dave Hurst - Henbury Computing

Friendly personal computing support from a former University of Bristol IT support officer. Dave offers impartial purchase advice with whole lifetime support as well as maintenance and repairs of computers.


Help with Apple Mac or PC. Services include data recovery, virus removal, machine rebuilds and computer health checks. 10% Student discount.

Geek Squad phone repairs

We can repair most types of phones to manufacturer backed standards without voiding your new phone warranty, including screen replacements.

KWW Computing

Maindisc Data Recovery

Specialise in Data Recovery from hard drives, also CD, DVD, USB memory stick, & Camera media.

PC Dial-a-Fix

Carries out laptop repairs and servicing

  • pc-dial-a-fix.co.uk
  • Telephone 0117 2306609
  • Mobile 07962 264745
  • Old School House, Salisbury Street, Barton Hill, Bristol BS5 9UD

PC Repairs Bristol

Services including repairing damaged notebook screens, OS install, data recovery, malware removal.

PC World, Cabot Circus

National chain with a newly opened branch in Cabot Circus. PC and equipment sales, software repairs on site, can send off for hardware repairs.

Repair Phones 4 U

Mobile phone specialist. Shop situated at the top of Park Street.

SoHo Computer Doctors Ltd

IT support for home users with a no fix, no fee and no call out charge policy

Western Computer (The Apple Centre)

Apple reseller and authorised warranty centre. Will repair Apple systems under warranty free of charge on production of original receipt or invoice.