Saffron staff with balloons celebrating our 170th birthday.


We opened our doors in 1849 to help people save and borrow. Since then, our products have changed with the times, but our commitment to our Members has stayed the same.

Thank you to all our Members for making this tremendous achievement possible!

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Welcome to Saffron Building Society

We treat you like an individual to help you make the most of your finances. Each mortgage is personally assessed on an individual basis and we can help you make the most of your money with a free savings review.

So, whether you want to save, buy a home or simply plan for the future, we'll help you find what's right for you.

Always there for our members. Since 1849.

We're here for the saver uppers

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We know how important your savings are to your future and we're always looking for ways to make your money work harder.

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and the house hunters.

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Whether you want to buy your first home, move home, build the home of your dreams or simply find a better mortgage, you’ve come to the right place.

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Saffron Building Society branch manager, Nick Walker-Brewer.

Need Advice for your retirement?

To talk through the options for your pension, we can introduce you to an Independent Financial Adviser, who can help you make a plan. Speak to us today for more information or to book an appointment.

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About Saffron Building Society

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About us

Find out more about Saffron Building Society, from what it means to be a Member, how you can get involved with our events, careers and our AGM news.

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Saffron Focus

Helping you stay up to date, our article hub keeps you up to date with our news and market trends. Whether you want to know more about Mortgages, Savings, Wealth Management or more about how we support the local area, find all our up to date blogs in one place. Happy reading!

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CEO Colin Field and Saffron staff cycling the equivalent of 201 miles for charity.


We are committed to supporting and investing in our local community, either through our grants, volunteering, Community Choir or fundraising. We have a dedicated Community Fund invested to maximise giving now and in the future. Together we are making a difference.

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Society News

Our sort code has changed

New sort code: 20-74-21

If you wish to make payments into your savings account(s) via standing order, Faster Payments and/or transfer money online please update the account information you hold for us.

All other account details remain the same.

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Special General Meeting

Our Society held a Special General Meeting on Wednesday 18 September at The Nucleus at Chesterford Research Park.

The one resolution proposed passed by majority vote with the results as follows:

Resolution Proposed Votes for Percentage
To appoint BDO LLP as auditors 3,189 97.23