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Who regulates us?

Prudential Regulation Authority and Financial Conduct Authority

Saffron Building Society, Saffron House, 1A Market Street, Saffron Walden, Essex CB10 1HX is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Our Financial Services Register number is 100015.

We are authorised for certain activities relating to:

  • Deposit taking
  • Regulated Mortgage Contracts
  • Life Assurance
  • Pensions
  • Investments
  • General Insurance
  • Pure Protection Contracts

You can check the Financial Services Register at or by phoning 0800 111 6768

If you click on 'Searches' and insert our registered number 100015 then click on 'Submit' you will see our Basic Details. If you then click on 'Permission' you will see what activities we are regulated for and the scope of the permissions we have.

Financial Services Compensation Scheme

Saffron Building Society is a member of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme established under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000. Payments under the Scheme are limited to a maximum of £85,000, that is 100% of the first £85,000 of an investor's total invested and/or deposits. Most investors are covered, including individuals and small firms. Although most shares and deposits in UK building societies are denominated in sterling, the euro and other European Economic Area currencies are also covered. Further details are available on request from the Society.