Social & economic impact on the place where you live.

That's real local banking.








Regulated by the Bank Of England. Registration number 213757




Thouands of local people across Hampshire & IOW love local banking.



We are exclusively here for people who live, work or study in Hampshire & IOW. We are for people who want to invest or borrow with a bank which genuinely benefits their local economy and community.


We're not a big bank. We are the 'real' local bank.




Find out what we do and why we do it.


Trust us. We're a regulated bank & authorised by the Bank of England. Registration No 213757.




The only not-for-profit Community Bank for Hampshire & IOW


No other bank exclusively serves Hampshire & IOW for local banking. Almost 50,000 local people have joined our community bank since 2001. 


Talk to us about Loans | Current Accounts | Ethical Savings

Local money which stays in the local economy


When you save with us, your money is not only 100% safe, but invested in the local community across Hampshire & IOW


In fact, we've already invested over £47M in to the local economy by granting ethical loans to local people


This helps our community grow and prosper

Imagine it.

We talk to our Members


Imagine calling your bank and talking to a local person about your local bank account.


Just chatting over helpful stuff, which helps you manage your money. 

Our Ethical Policy


We believe in real social-impact investing

Investing with guarantees against customer loss

Investing with honesty and transparency.

Supporting economic and social development in Hampshire & IOW



Download our 2019/20 ethical investment policy statement.

Investors? Shareholders? No thanks


Unlike many high street banks, we don't have greedy shareholders or faceless investors. 


When we make money, we give this back to you (our Members) in the form of an annual dividend payment. Other surpluses are invested in Hampshire & IOW and via our Community Grant scheme.

Community Grant scheme


We've already provided valuable grants to local projects including


Wessex Blood Bikes, CAB Havant, Solent Junior Devils Ice Hockey Tea, 6th Gosport Scouts Group, Stand Up Portsmouth and many others


Loans | Savings | Current account | Ethical Flexi ISA



Want to talk about it?

02392 827980

Monday to Friday 9:30am until 4:30pm




Safe & secure

Regulated by the Bank of England and the Financial Conduct Authority and your money is protected by the government £85,000 compensation scheme.

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