Your Society

Our purpose is to help people achieve their life goals - we call it providing Real Help with Real Life.

Everything we do is designed to help us deliver on our purpose.

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What it means to be a member

You’re part of something bigger with a building society.

When someone takes out a mortgage or puts aside their savings with us, they’re doing some good. Rather than lining an external shareholder’s pocket, they’re helping someone get the keys to their new home or save for something special.

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Your community

We’re committed to creating a lasting positive impact in the communities of our members and colleagues.

Get involved

It’s on us to keep you informed, and be transparent in how we work. This means you get a say in how we run things– like voting in our Annual General Meeting, going along to a ‘Your Time to Talk’ member event or being part of our exclusive online research community.


A dentist, a shoemaker and a plumber walk into a pub…No we’re not joking! From our humble beginnings in Huddersfield over 150 years ago, we’ve always been committed to helping people find a place to call home and save for their future.

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Media Centre

Keeping you up to date with the latest news from the UK’s third largest building society.

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Environment & Climate Change

Understanding our impact on the environment and the risks of Climate Change is central to how we carry out business. Read more about how we’re building a greener society.

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