local banking since 2001



The community bank for people in Hampshire

  • No greedy shareholders

  • No faceless investors

  • Not-for-profit & ethical

When you borrow or save with us, you become a 'Member' and 'own' a part of your local bank.


It's just you and us together.


No call centre in sight.

We're a small friendly team of local people who offer other local people, affordable local finance.



Our products & services

Current account

VISA debit card account. Cashback rewards & no overdraft fees. More

Personal loans

Personal loans from as low as 4.6% APR with repayment holiday. More

Flexible cash ISA

100% safe cash ISA with money back guarantee and dividend. More

Saving clubs

Christmas clubs to junior saver accounts and payroll savings. More

Community grants

Community grant awards given to local groups twice a year. More

Join us

Regular competitions & events with cash prizes for our Members. Join

Borrow money

We've lent over £26Million to local people in affordable loans

Who needs a big bad bank or a high interest rate lender.

Telephone 02392 827980

Telephone lines are open between 9.30am & 4.30pm Monday to Friday.

Talk to local friendly staff.


email us at

No greedy shareholders or investors - it's just you and us together


Wessex Community Bank is a not-for-profit co-operative, working from offices in Portsmouth. We have been around since 2001. We are regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority & Prudential Regulation Authority. Reg no 213757.


We offer affordable personal loans, asvings clubs, payroll deduction for local employers and current accounts.


We don't like greedy investors or shareholders getting their hands on our money, or yours! That's why we only have 'Members'.


Whether you take a loan with us or save, you become a Member and a part owner in our bank and can come to our AGM and have a say in how we do things. We are the community bank for people in Hampshire


Wessex Community Bank is a trading name of Hampshire Credit Union which is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Registration No 213757. © 2013 All Rights Reserved. In respect of deposits, an eligible depositor is entitled to claim up to £85,000. The £85,000 limit relates to the combined amount in all the eligible depositor´s accounts with the Hampshire Credit Union Ltd. Further information is available at *dividends are not guaranteed and are profit dependent


All our customer deposits are protected by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme up to £85,000 of individual savings.

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