Coronavirus (COVID-19)

If you are concerned about Coronavirus and the impact this may have on your finances, we are here to support you. We are updating our website regularly with information you may need, including any updates on our branch opening times.

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The Society is following government and Public Health England's advice in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic. We have therefore taken the decision to hold our Annual General Meeting behind closed doors. Click the link below to find out how this affects you.

AGM Updates

As a local building society we are keen to improve community knowledge and understanding of personal finance, that's why we have developed this useful list of educational resources to help parents and schools to teach personal finance and ensure that young people leave school financially capable:

  • Pfeg (Personal Finance Education Group) is an independent charity helping schools to plan and teach personal finance relevant to students' lives and needs. They provide free support and resources to teachers and school leadership teams. Click here to download or order their teaching resources.
  • Tax matters is an online resource which explores how and why we pay tax. The modules are designed for anyone who wants to learn about taxation and public services.
  • The Bank of England's website Pounds & Pence is intended for teachers of pupils aged 9–11. It provides a range of stimulating resources that will encourage pupils to think about money and prices. The resources are designed to have clear links to the curriculum programmes of study in English, Maths, History, ICT, Design & Technology and Citizenship/PSHE/PSE/PSD.
  • The Financial Services Authority’s Money Advice Service website is a resource for impartial consumer information and has tools to help work out what is best for your money.
Vernon Building Society
19 St Petersgate

Tel: 0161 429 6262

Telephone calls are recorded and may be monitored for regulatory and training purposes to help maintain service quality.

*The 'AER' stands for Annual Equivalent Rate and illustrates what the interest rate would be if interest was paid and compounded once each year.


Vernon Building Society is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority (registration number 195475).  You can check this on the Financial Services Register. We are also a participant of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS). Details of the scheme can be obtained from

Telephone calls are recorded and may be monitored for regulatory and training purposes to help maintain service quality.

For independent information about financial products and services visit