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Save with us and you're helping to support sustainable development across the UK

Please note due to high levels of demand we are not accepting applications for our savings accounts, as a temporary measure. All existing accounts continue to operate as normal.

Our accounts are simple and transparent – giving you the benefit of knowing where your money goes. We use your savings to make a positive environmental impact and give you a fair financial return.

 

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Mortgages

If you're planning an eco renovation, refurb or eco new build, talk to us

No matter if your project is straightforward or unusual, innovative or one that other lenders have rejected – if we can see an environmental benefit, we'll be interested in talking to you.

And if you need a mortgage for a property or project that will benefit local communities, you'll find we're keen to help.

If you are improving the energy efficiency of your property please see our discounts.

 

C-Change discounts

 

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Ecology Building Society was rated as an ethical Best Buy for our mortgages and savings accounts by Ethical Consumer magazine in its product guide rankings (in issue Jul / Aug 2016).
Ecology Building Society was rated as an ethical Best Buy for our mortgages and savings accounts by Ethical Consumer magazine in its product guide rankings (July/August 2016 issue).

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UntitledYour eligible deposits with Ecology Building Society are protected up to a total of £85,000 by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme, the UK's deposit guarantee scheme. Any deposits you hold above the limit are unlikely to be covered. Please click here for further information or visit www.fscs.org.uk | FSCS Information Sheet


Ecology Members’ votes raise money for charity

POSTED ON 21 July 2017
We’ve donated £900 to international development charity, Practical Action, as a result of members’ voting in our 2017 AGM and choosing to receive future voting packs by email. Our AGM and Members’ Meet-up took place on Saturday 29 April 2017 at The Station in Bristol. The Station is a former fire station in Bristol city centre, ... Read more

Ecology borrowers move into permanently affordable homes in London

POSTED ON 12 July 2017
The first residents, including a number of Ecology mortgage borrowers, have now moved into their brand new homes which are being sold by London Community Land Trust (London CLT) at prices less than half their market value. Ecology has pioneered an innovative solution to provide mortgages for the homes that will be permanently affordable. St ... Read more

Latest Ecology News – our members’ newsletter

POSTED ON 14 December 2016
The latest issue of Ecology News, the newsletter for Ecology members is now available here. The winter 2016 issue includes a focus on the new ‘Passivhaus Goes Personal’ campaign as well as a round-up of some of our key achievements throughout the year. These include details of our Annual General Meeting and Members’ Meet-up, which we held in ... Read more