Why choose Skipton?

When your money’s in a good place, so are you. But what is it that makes Skipton Building Society a good place? From our heritage to helping customers create a brighter future, we believe there are lots of reasons to choose us and here are just a few.

Strong since 1853

Our story started more than 167 years ago. Since then, we’ve seen lots of good times and some turbulent times too, but we’ve always stood strong for our customers.

As we move forward, we’ll continue to adapt like we always have.

One in a million

We’ve helped generation after generation to manage their money and now 1 million people turn to us to help them save for a brighter future and secure homes of their own.

Together we can look forward with confidence.

Not driven by shareholders

As a mutual, we’re not driven by shareholders. We’re influenced and shaped by our customers so we can focus our attention on you. .

Our Society brings people together.

Our Products

We’re proud to be an award-winning provider of savings and mortgages and it’s part of our mission to give more people access to the right financial advice.



From Cash ISAs to Fixed Rate Bonds, we’ve got savings accounts to suit your needs.

Our savings range


From first-time buyer to property ladder high flier, we could help you secure your next property or if you want to stay put, we could help with remortgaging your home.

Choose your mortgage
Financial Advice

Financial Advice

Searching for investment, pension or inheritance tax planning support? We could help you plan for your goals.

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Options, answers and the time you need.

We’ll never pressure you into making any decision about your money. We’ll help you and give you the information you ask for. Everything else is completely up to you.

If we understand our customers’ goals, we can help them make an informed decision in their own time.

David Robinson Regional Manager

We're award winning

We're proud to be an award-winning provider of savings and mortgages. The fact we’ve won many of our awards because of the fantastic things customers say, makes them even more special.

Moneyfacts Consumer Awards 2020 - High Street Savings Provider of the year
Moneyfacts Consumer Awards 2020 - First-Time Mortgage Buyers' Choice

Here to support you

We have a wide network of branches, but there are lots of other ways to get in touch too. From quick answers to quick questions to longer conversations about your money and goals, whenever you’re ready, we’re here to help.

Next steps


The team at our Yorkshire-based contact centre are on hand to answer your questions.

Video Appointment

Book a time to speak face to face with one of our colleagues in a relaxed environment that suits you.

Over the phone

We’ve always loved having conversations. Call our friendly advisers for information and a helping hand.

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Don't just take our word for it

Why choose Skipton? Why not find out from the people that already have? Here’s what some of our 1 million customers have to say about finding their good place.

Early retirement plans?

Find out how we helped Steve and Karen put plans in place to enjoy an early retirement.

Read their story

Saving for your children’s future?

Helen and Andrew saved together with Skipton to pay for Andrew's university accommodation.

Read their story

With the help of an adviser, we arranged the renewal of a mortgage deal ahead of the previous arrangement ending, they explained everything clearly and precisely.

Skipton Customer April 2020

Our mortgages are subject to affordability and lending criteria. Security is required for any loan

Following a review of our current savings, we had a good conversation on all aspects, together with additional things we could do in the future.

Skipton Customer April 2020

Very pleasant people with a lot of knowledge and commitment. Made me feel comfortable and were very helpful without putting me under pressure.

Skipton Customer April 2020

We create great partnerships

Together with Mental Health UK, our mission is to give more people access to good places to discuss mental health. We are aiming to raise money so that they can build community networks to support people affected by mental health problems. Find out more about our work.

Explore our charity partnership

Financial Services Compensation Scheme

Your eligible deposits with Skipton Building Society are protected up to a total of £85,000 by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS), the UK's deposit guarantee scheme.

Learn more about the FSCS

FSCS - Protecting Your Money
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