Why Cambridge

Why Cambridge Consumer

Committed to your community

We are deeply committed to the people, places and partnerships that we connect with and aim to help them achieve their goals. During the last year the teams at The Cambridge have worked hard to raise awareness, fundraise and donate man hours – read on for a round-up of the activity.


charities supported throughout the year

over £30,000

raised for charity during 2018


hours volunteered from team members at The Cambridge

Read more about our community activities:

Community details

The building society difference

The Cambridge is an independent, mutual society which has been integral to the community since 1850. We provide funding for people buying their own homes and are a trusted home for people in a position to save.

The Cambridge is built on the core values of:


We always act with openness and transparency and have our members’ interests at heart


We work to enrich and support the lives of people today and to ensure future generations benefit from our being


We make sure our teams are knowledgeable and we always invest in them. We know this is key to the experience we deliver


We build products and services suited to our members and we strive to deliver an experience and environment that is best suited to their needs

There’s more detail on our workings, including financial reports and our Annual General Meeting on our governance page


Our members

As a member of The Cambridge you’re part of a successful financial organisation. You have a say on what happens - a vote - and you’re helping to shape something for future generations. This is very important. We listen to you and with your support we grow stronger and bigger attracting more new members.


Here is what some of our members think about us, this information is from our 2018 customer satisfaction survey. 


of our members

are extremely or very satisfied with our service


of our members

would describe us as being good or easy to deal with


of our members

are likely to remain with The Cambridge for the next 12 months


of our members

are likely to recommend us to a friend or family member