Acorn Community Bank

South Wiltshire Credit union Ltd was registered in May 2002 Wiltshire Savings and Loans were established in 2005 in Salisbury previously called South Wiltshire Credit Union.

Wiltshire Savings and Loans registered in the August of 2014.

They then came together further in 2016 following the merger of Steam Ahead Credit Union, South Wiltshire Credit Union, North Wiltshire Credit Union and West Wiltshire Credit Union, operating across all of Wiltshire and Swindon.

in 2018 after long talks about the benefits to form what is now called Wiltshire and Swindon Credit Union Limited.

They still provide a range of services including affordable credit, savings, standard loans, budgeting accounts and payroll deduction launched by Wiltshire Council.

The Credit Union (WASCU) won the Best Credit Union (South) category in Smart Money People’s 2022 Consumer Credit Awards. The awards cover the entire credit industry, including loan providers, credit unions, credit information partners, retail finance and more. Judging was based on reviews left on the site by people who use services registered with Smart Money People. In more than 170 reviews the credit union earned an average of 4.94 out of 5 stars.

The Credit union accepted the transfer of engagement of Clivey Credit Union and the Swan Credit Union in 2023. From 1stApril 2023, and will be trading under the name “Acorn Community Bank”.

Want to find out more?

Visit the Acorn Community Bank website, or get in touch with their team:

Telephone –0303 030 0147


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