Holmesdale merger with Skipton Building Society

From 1 October 2018 Holmesdale Building Society officially merged with Skipton Building Society as confirmed by the Prudential Regulation Authority.


Skipton Building Society is delighted to welcome our new members and we look forward to giving them the same high level of service that we offer to our current members.

Holmesdale customers

Managing your account

You’ll find your new account number in the top right hand corner of the welcome letter that you should have received by now. You'll also receive a full welcome pack before the end of October.

Any existing standing orders with your bank will stay the same and there’s no need to do anything. If you want to set up new standing orders, you can find out how to do this on our paying in and withdrawals page.

Have a question?

Questions about Holmesdale merging with Skipton Building Society? Please download our Q&A.

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My HBS users

Holmesdale’s online system – My HBS – is no longer available. We’re working hard to make it possible for everyone to register with Skipton Online and this should be possible before Friday 12 October. Please visit our Skipton Online page for details. In the meantime, if you experience any issues or need to discuss details about your account, please call us on 0345 608 0782.

Reigate branch

The Reigate branch will reopen as Skipton Building Society at 10am on Monday 1 October. The branch phone number will stay the same – 01737 245716.

The opening hours for the branch will be as follows:

Monday - 9am - 5pm
Tuesday - 9am - 5pm
Wednesday - 10am - 5pm
Thursday - 9am - 5pm
Friday - 9am - 5pm
Saturday - 9.30am - 12pm
Sunday - Closed

Members will continue to receive the same warm welcome they’re used to at the Reigate branch, as well as at any of our other branches. There’s also full support from our head office teams in Skipton.

If you have any questions about the merger, or your account, that aren’t answered here, please call us on 0345 608 0782.

“Our merger with Holmesdale is a great opportunity for us to welcome an entire community of new members, embrace a new branch and share our combined knowledge and expertise. I think it will allow us to provide an even stronger customer experience and help us achieve our goal to build a better Society.”

David Cutter, Group Chief Executive

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