Britannia Building Society

Business Focus
housing financing

Founded in 1879, Britannia Building Society provides a wide range of mortgage and savings products at competitive rates to its customers (residents of the United Kingdom only). Savings accounts made with Britannia Building Society are covered by British deposit guarantee scheme.

Bank Category

Building societies


retail banking


natural persons

Area Served

GBUnited Kingdom


savings accounts
mortgage loans


Total Assets of Britannia Building Society
Total Assets (2009)
37,216.70 mln GBP  (+1.06%)
Total Members (2009)
2,861,847  (+0.68%)

In 2009 total assets of Britannia Building Society were 37 216,70 mln GBP. In 2009 there were 2 861 847 members in Britannia Building Society.

Deposit Guarantee

Protected Amount
up to 85,000 GBP
Guarantee Fund
Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS)
Covered Depositors
private individuals
Covered Accounts
current accounts
savings accounts
time deposit accounts

Britannia Building Society participates in the deposit guarantee scheme of the United Kingdom. This deposit guarantee scheme applies to current accounts, savings accounts, time deposit accounts made by private individuals, companies and covers up to up to 85,000 GBP per bank per depositor. Britannia Building Society is a member of Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) and makes its contributions into it.


Britannia House, Cheadle Road, Leek, ST13 5RG, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
44 01538391453
44 01538399149

Britannia Building Society was headquartered in Staffordshire.

Social Networks

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Bank Identifiers

Company Number

Bank Supervision

Supervised By
Financial Conduct Authority
Reference Number

Britannia Building Society was authorized and supervised by the Financial Conduct Authority (reference number 104879).

Bank History

Start Date
October 1879
Close Date
March 2013