Saffron Building Society

Business Focus

housing financing

Founded in 1875, Saffron 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 Saffron 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

International Transfers

SWIFT Transfers
SEPA Credit Transfers
SEPA Instant Transfers
SEPA Direct Debits

See Also


Total Assets of Saffron Building Society
Market Share of Saffron Building Society
Total Assets (2019)
1,036.21 mln GBP  (+1.60%)
Total Members (2019)
114,338  (-2.85%)

Saffron Building Society is the 107th largest bank in the United Kingdom in terms of total assets. In 2019 its total assets were 1 036,21 mln GBP, providing the bank with the market share of 0.01%. Saffron Building Society is the 17th largest building society in the United Kingdom (out of 43 building societies) having market share of 0.25% amongst the building societies of this category. In 2019 there were 114 338 members in Saffron Building Society.

Deposit Guarantee

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

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


Saffron House, 1a Market Street, Saffron Walden, CB10 1HX, Essex, United Kingdom
44 01799522211
44 01799513622

Saffron Building Society is headquartered in Essex.

Social Networks

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Bank Identifiers

Company Number

Bank Supervision

Supervised By
Financial Conduct Authority
Reference Number

Saffron Building Society is authorized and supervised by the Financial Conduct Authority (reference number 100015).

Bank History

Start Date
November 1875