Cumberland Building Society

Business Focus
housing financing

Founded in 1850, Cumberland Building Society provides a wide range of financial services including current accounts, mortgages, savings to its customers (residents of the United Kingdom only). Savings and current accounts made with Cumberland Building Society are covered by British deposit guarantee scheme.

Bank Category

Building societies


retail banking


natural persons

Area Served

GBUnited Kingdom


current accounts
savings accounts


Total Assets of Cumberland Building Society
Market Share of Cumberland Building Society
Total Assets (2018)
2,522.77 mln GBP  (+12.52%)
Total Members (2018)
161,702  (+1.20%)

Cumberland Building Society is the 68th largest bank in the United Kingdom in terms of total assets. In 2018 its total assets were 2 522,77 mln GBP, providing the bank with the market share of 0.03%. Cumberland Building Society is the 10th largest building society in the United Kingdom (out of 44 building societies) having market share of 0.63% amongst the building societies of this category. In 2018 there were 161 702 members in Cumberland 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

Cumberland 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. Cumberland Building Society is a member of Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) and makes its contributions into it.


Cumberland House, Cooper Way, CA3 0JF, Carlisle, United Kingdom
44 01228403141
44 01228525309

Cumberland Building Society is headquartered in Carlisle.

Bank Identifiers

Company Number

Bank Supervision

Supervised By
Financial Conduct Authority
Reference Number

Cumberland Building Society is authorized and supervised by the Financial Conduct Authority (reference number 106074).

Bank History

Start Date
April 1850

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