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We are now accepting applications for residential purchase and remortgages to up to 90% loan to value (LTV) in our operating area and up to 85% elsewhere.

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Coronavirus Help & Support

Branch opening times
We're pleased to announce we will further increase our branch opening times around the region.
Mortgage payment holidays
We are committed to helping our customers who are experiencing difficulties as a result of coronavirus (COVID-19).
Managing your account
You can use our online services to help you manage your everyday banking needs without having to leave your home.
Financial & mental wellbeing
One of our main priorities is to support our customers facing financial difficulties, providing guidance and support in a practical and proactive way.
Fraud protection advice
Follow our fraud protection advice to help keep your money safe during these exceptional circumstances.

Latest News

Photo: FareShare: Providing vital community support during the Covid-19 crisis
FareShare: Providing vital community support during the Covid-19 crisis

Each year we pledge a donation to a local charity for every AGM vote we receive. This year our Pledge for Votes beneficiaries were FareShare Lancashire & Cumbria and FareShare Glasgow & the West of Scotland.

Photo: Carlisle needs help this winter says charity campaigner
Carlisle needs help this winter says charity campaigner

A leading Carlisle charity campaigner says he is concerned for people’s mental health as they face up to the realities of a winter coping with Covid.

Photo: First time buyers: 10% deposit mortgages are still available
First time buyers: 10% deposit mortgages are still available

If you’re a first time buyer you could still get onto the property ladder with a 10 per cent deposit with The Cumberland.

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Your eligible deposits with Cumberland Building Society are protected up to a total of £85,000 by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme, the UK's deposit protection scheme. Any deposits you hold above the limit are unlikely to be covered.

Please click here for further information or visit www.fscs.org.uk.

Your mortgage is secured on your home. Think carefully before securing other debts against your home. Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.