Lincolnshire Credit Union is the local community focused savings and loans provider for anyone who lives or works in Lincolnshire

An ethical alternative for savers and borrowers

Our aim is to provide the best possible service to all our members. We do this by treating people equally, fairly and with integrity. We are proud to be part of the  FCA 'Treating Customers Fairly' initiative. If you feel that we have not provided you with the service you expect then please refer to our complaints process here

Helping to promote Financial Capability in the community and to combat Financial Exclusion is a major part of what we do.

What is a credit union?

Credit unions have been putting their members first and providing them with the financial services they need in the UK since 1964. There are now nearly 400 in Britain which together provide responsible savings and loans to over 1 million people and look after over £1 billion in assets.

• Credit unions work to benefit their members, helping to provide communities with affordable loans and savings products and by promoting thrift and the wise use of money.

 • Credit unions are financial co-operatives owned and controlled by their members.

 • Credit unions are authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority.

 • Savings in a credit union are covered by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme, so the first £85,000 of a member’s savings is completely safe.

 • More than 90% of the British population can join a credit union because of where they live. Many more can join because of the industry in which they work (including the police, public transport, the postal service, NHS, local authorities and higher education).

 • Credit unions exist in over 100 countries around the world. Over 200 million people are served by 56,000 credit unions and the sector looks after over $1.7 trillion in assets.

Latest News

Community news and information

Merger between Lincolnshire and Nottingham Credit Union
Following a year of careful planning, the transfer of undertakings between Lincolnshire Credit Union and Nottingham Credit Union is complete. Nottingham Credit Union will now trade as “The Notts & Lincs Credit Union” Originally scheduled for earlier this year, Covid19... read more

Important information for our members
At the recent Lincolnshire Credit Union AGM, members agreed to a merger with Nottingham Credit Union. We will merge on 31st July.
There will be some changes and we will post updates here and contact members with more information in due course.
We will close... read more

The Benefits of Saving Regularly
Something that has been pushed recently is having savings accounts. Which might seem like a little bit of a hassle when it comes to having more bank accounts to keep track of. However having a separate account for savings can be very beneficial, having a dedicated savings... read more