Founded in 1885, Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire Building Society are covered by British deposit guarantee scheme.
Yorkshire Building Society is the 21st largest bank in the United Kingdom in terms of total assets. In 2018 its total assets were 42 047,20 mln GBP, providing the bank with the market share of 0.47%. Yorkshire Building Society is the 3rd largest building society in the United Kingdom (out of 44 building societies) having market share of 10.58% amongst the building societies of this category. In 2018 there were 2 852 000 members in Yorkshire Building Society.
Yorkshire Building Society is rated by Fitch, Moody's. Long-term credit rating assigned to the bank by Fitch is A- (high credit quality). Long-term credit rating assigned to the bank by Moody's is A3 (upper medium grade).
Yorkshire 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. Yorkshire Building Society is a member of Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) and makes its contributions into it.
Yorkshire Building Society is headquartered in Bradford.