Greenwich & Bexley Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial co-operative owned and run by our members.
We are authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority.
Our company registration number is 213921.
Our registered name and address is Greenwich & Bexley Credit Union Ltd, 48 Thomas Street, Woolwich, SE18 6HT.
We are a member of the Association of British Credit Unions Ltd (ABCUL).
We are audited by Messrs Appleby and Wood.
At 30th September 2014, we had 5,852 adult members, 289 junior savers and a loan portfolio of £3.4m. We looked after £4.9m of members’ savings. In total we have loaned over £23m to local residents and employees.
Our organisation started in 1998 as Timeline Credit Union Ltd providing services for Greenwich Council employees and pensioners. In 2004 we merged with the Greenwich Waterfront Credit Union and began offering services to everyone living or working in Greenwich and Thamesmead, and we changed our name to Greenwich Credit Union Ltd. In 2012 we adopted new rules to allow people living or working in Bexley to join and also to permit organisations as members. We changed our trading name to Greenwich & Bexley Credit Union.
Employers registered for employee payroll deductions:
- Royal Borough of Greenwich
- London Borough of Bexley
- Queen Elizabeth Hospital
- NHS Greenwich
- Oxleas NHS Trust
- Trust Thamesmead
- Blackheath Bluecoats School
- Conway Primary School
- Shooters Hill Campus