Common Bond


Are you eligible?

You must be 16 years or over and either live, work, study or volunteer in any of the postcodes on the map or be employed by one of our partner employers.

So you need to be able to assure the credit union of at least one of the following:

  • I live within the area shown on the map;
  • I work in the above area (full time or part time, paid or unpaid);
  • I am a volunteer in the area show on the map;
  • I attend full time or part time education within areas shown on the map.

or I am employed by:

  • Bolton Council*
  • Bolton at Home Group*
    • Bolton at Home
    • Starts With You
  • Bolton College
  • Bolton Citizens Advice Bureau
  • Bolton NHS Foundation Trust*
  • Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust*
  • Salvation Army Housing Association
  • Warburtons Ltd
  • Greenhalgh's Craft Bakery
  • Seddon Construction Ltd
  • AO World plc
  • Whistl Ltd
  • Examworks*
    • Premex (PSL) - Bolton
    • EWIS - Bolton
    • UKIM – Durham

* If you work for the employers highlighted, click here to find out about Payroll Saving.

Other categories of membership available:

  • A community or voluntary group, charity or incorporated organisation that has a place of business or activity in the area shown on the map. - Find out more about the Community Savings Account
  • If someone lives in the household of a member of the credit union and are related to him/her, and doesn’t usually qualify to join, they can join.

When you complete our online membership application form you will be asked for details of your passport or driving license and we will do an online identity check. If you don’t have these documents, or the online check in inconclusive, don’t worry, we will contact you requesting alternative identification documents.

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