Furness Building Society

Business Focus
housing financing

Founded in 1891, Furness 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 Furness 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 Furness Building Society
Market Share of Furness Building Society
Total Assets (2018)
898.75 mln GBP  (+10.14%)
Total Members (2018)
104,195  (-0.91%)

Furness Building Society is the 107th largest bank in the United Kingdom in terms of total assets. In 2018 its total assets were 898,75 mln GBP, providing the bank with the market share of 0.01%. Furness Building Society is the 18th largest building society in the United Kingdom (out of 44 building societies) having market share of 0.23% amongst the building societies of this category. In 2018 there were 104 195 members in Furness 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

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


51-55 Duke Street, Barrow-In-Furness, LA14 1RT, Cumbria, United Kingdom
44 01229824560
44 01229837043

Furness Building Society is headquartered in Cumbria.

Bank Identifiers

Company Number

Bank Supervision

Supervised By
Financial Conduct Authority
Reference Number

Furness Building Society is authorized and supervised by the Financial Conduct Authority (reference number 159624).

Bank History

Start Date
June 1891

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