Save for the Future
Click on Savings to find out more about how we can help you manage your savings.
Check out our Loans area to see how much you could borrow, and use the Calculator below to see how much it will cost.
Get your kids off to a good start. Help them get the savings habit with our First Savers Account.
Save direct from your salary, and you won`t even notice it`s gone! Look under Savings for more information.
If you`re on Universal Credit, then we can help to make sure your rent is always paid. See our Rent First Account in the Banking section.
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We will be closed on Friday 8 May for the Bank Holiday. Open again as normal on Tuesday 12 May.
Your Board has discussed how the impact of Coronavirus will affect Members in the near future. We would like to confirm that we will do everything we can to continue business as normal during this challenging time.
The Hub building will be closed from Monday 23 March until further notice. Although we will be unable to meet in person you can telephone 01387 267200 or email as normal to firstname.lastname@example.org
If you haven't already registered for the online services on the website why not do this now. Once you have registered you will be able to check your balance, request a withdrawal online etc.
We are a very small team so please bear with us if there is a slight delay due to the new working arrangements.
Try to plan a few days in advance if you need to withdraw from your account. If you think you need a loan in the near future please contact us as soon as possible to discuss this as the process may take longer than usual.
If you are concerned about your loan repayments please contact us. We are here to help.
Daniel McKeever, Chair of the SCU Board of Directors.
Our vision - to promote and provide a safe home for your savings and affordable borrowing for our community.
Are you looking for a more straightforward approach to managing your basic finances? Are you looking for no hidden fees, straightforward contract terms and no disguised charges?
Join Solway Credit Union…….financial services you can bank on!
Solway Credit Union (SCU) was set up in 1999 by a group of local people interested in promoting thrift, namely encouraging better ‘financial health’ through regular saving and low cost loans. We are able to provide a range of practical, affordable and straightforward financial services to everyone living or working in our Common Bond area of Annandale & Eskdale, Nithsdale and the Stewartry.
Whatever your current circumstances, we will do our best to find a financial solution that suits your needs. We’re a different kind of bank with all of the usual government-backed safeguards as members of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme but with one very big difference in how we operate... we are owned by people like you and operated for the sole benefit of people like you... people that live or work in Annandale & Eskdale, Nithsdale or the Stewartry.
We currently offer a Share account, Junior Saver for children up to 16, a simple Loan account for those wishing to borrow, and Payroll Deduction for regular savings. We also have our new Rent First Account which comes with a prepaid debit card and helps people on Universal Credit to make sure that their rent is paid. Savings and Loans are protected by free life assurance provided by CUNA Insurance Group. All savings are fully guaranteed by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme up to a maximum of £85,000. We are also affiliated to our trade body ABCUL, Association of British Credit Unions Ltd.
As an organisation that prides itself on its ‘social responsibility’, we strive to improve and enhance the social, financial and economic well-being of members by promoting sensible savings and affordable borrowing. In other words, our ethos is ‘ethical’ banking.
Solway Credit Union | The Hub | 24-26 Friars Vennel | Dumfries | DG1 2RL
CURRENT OPENING HOURS Tuesday 9-5 | Thursday 9-1 | Friday 9-1
T | 01387 267200
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