What is a Credit Union?

Prince Bishops Community Bank is a local credit union offering loans and savings products. We are a not for profit financial co-operative owned and run by its members and committed to helping our members manage their savings and offering affordable solutions wherever possible.

We offer a safe home for your savings as your money is protected by Financial Services Compensation Scheme up to £85,000.

Authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority firm number 213983.

Simple Loans


We offer loans from 1% (12.6% APR). You could be paying too much by borrowing using expensive credit cards or payday loans. - Talk to us today to see how much you could save.

Effective Savings


Find it easier to save for that holiday or rainy day with our savings accounts. To join and help people in your community, we offer membership to; Adults, Juniors and Businesses.

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Where do we cover

Prince Bishops Community Bank is for everyone living or working in County Durham and Northumberland. We have branches in Stanley (Head Office) and Bishop Auckland. We are here to offer local people secure savings and responsible lending.

Our members come from anywhere in County Durham and Northumberland.

Where do we Cover?