Central Liverpool Credit Union

In 2011 Park Road, Edge Hill and L6 merged to become Central Liverpool Credit Union, which now covers anyone who lives or works in Liverpool.

Central Liverpool Credit Union

Here’s a brief rundown of Central Liverpool’s history…


Satellite collections established in Community centres, Social clubs and Primary schools.

Public meetings organised to discuss establishing a Credit Union, at times over 100 people attending.

Park Road Community Credit Union registered in 1989. 

Park Road Central Credit Union moves into Pickwick Street and volunteer awards established

Move to Hyslop Street

Local schools, Youth Service and Youth Forum support Park Road Community Credit Union


We had approx 8 volunteers and our Common Bond was just ‘Living’ in area rather then ‘Living and Working

The first accredited Credit Union Training course in Britain delivered at Development Weekends.

Computer introduced Pickwick Street

First collection was in St. Cyprians Church, Durning Road on Monday nights

Edge Hill Credit Union established in April/may 1993

Members and volunteers join in the fun at Dingle Festival 1999 with the Banner.


Membership reaches 5000 and Loans reach £1 million!

In 2011 Park Road, Edge Hill and L6 merged to become Central Liverpool Credit Union.
We now cover the whole of Liverpool for those who live and work here!

New Head Office on Park Rd.

Walton Road Branch opens 2013

Helping Hand loans introduced 

Moved to Kensington Membership continues to grow…

September 2013; Membership reaches (approx) 8,000 adults, 1500 young savers. Loans (approx) £3.8m

Central Liverpool Credit Union Maintains Park Road Community Credit Union as a trading name at a local level.

Smart Money People launched these awards back in 2016 to further their mission of increasing trust and transparency in financial services. This credit union in 2020 was awarded TREATING CUSTOMERS FAIRLY CHAMPION at the Consumer Credit Awards run by the Smart Money People. The UK’s review and insight platform for financial services.

News and Clips HERE

Want to find out more?

Visit the Central Liverpool Credit Union website, or get in touch with their team:

Telephone – 0151 708 5515

Email – enquiries@centralliverpoolcu.co.uk

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