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

We are accepting applications for our Regular Savings and Easy Access accounts, however please note we are not currently accepting applications for our other savings accounts. 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.

Our savings accounts 

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

 

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 (May/June 2018 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


2018 holiday opening hours

POSTED ON 17 December 2018
After a busy year the Ecology office will be closed for the following days over the Christmas and New Year period: • Tuesday 25 December • Wednesday 26 December • Tuesday 1 January The cut-off time for online account service requests will be 2pm on Monday 24 December and Monday 31 December. ... Read more

Building a greener society – heat wave blues

POSTED ON 2 August 2018
Behind this summer’s clear skies, climate pressures are mounting. As areas of the UK look set to return to above-average temperatures, Ecology non-executive director, Alison Vipond, considers what’s driving the extreme weather conditions in the UK and around the globe, and why – more than ever – we need a unified approach to climate ... Read more

Earth Overshoot Day: how can we reduce the impact of our buildings?

POSTED ON 24 July 2018
As Earth Overshoot Day looms large, we consider five ways to improve the environmental performance of the UK’s homes and buildings.  Ongoing speculation about the trajectory of interest rates – and the UK economy more generally – has dominated recent headlines. Economic indicators, like household debt and earnings, have come under close ... Read more