Empowering South West Communities: Our financial partnership

Managing finances in the South West can be daunting, especially in these tough economic times, but you're not alone.

Great Western Credit Union (GWCU), Lendology CIC, and SWIG Finance have joined forces to spread the word about our community finance solutions to homeowners, small businesses, and individuals across the region.

How we help

  • Homeowners: Whether you're looking to make your home more energy-efficient or facing unsafe living conditions, Lendology CIC partners with councils to provide accessible loans tailored to the needs of eligible applicants.

  • Small businesses: SWIG Finance specialises in supporting small businesses in the South and Westcountry, offering potential-based lending decisions and ongoing support throughout the loan process.

  • Financial wellbeing: GWCU serves over 19,000 members in the South West, providing safe and competitive savings accounts, which are used to provide affordable loans to its members.

What makes us special

  • Personalised support: Our teams work closely with you to understand your unique circumstances, support your financial wellbeing as much as possible, and provide personalised financial solutions.

  • Transparency: We believe in transparent pricing and clear communication every step of the way. 

What you get

  • Accessibility: Our online platforms and friendly customer service make it easy to access our services from anywhere in the South West.

  • Education: Explore our blog posts, webinars, and workshops for valuable financial insights tailored to South West residents.

  • Community Impact: We're committed to supporting local projects and initiatives to strengthen South West communities. 

Join us

Ready to take control of your finances and build a brighter future? Explore what GWCU, Lendology CIC, and SWIG Finance can offer you through our solutions. 

With GWCU, Lendology CIC, and SWIG, you have a trusted support system to navigate your financial journey in the South West. Let's work together to empower individuals and businesses and create positive change in our communities. 

Ready to get started? Explore how our collaborative partnership can benefit you. Let's spread financial empowerment in the South West. 

Great Western Credit Union

Whether you need a new car, looking to remodel your kitchen, or simply hoping to consolidate your debt into one easy, affordable repayment, GWCU offers personal loans that could help you achieve your goals.  

Apply for a loan, you could receive a decision as quickly as today!

If you are looking to build your financial wellbeing, while knowing your savings are helping your community, start saving with us today! Make sure to check out our tax-free Cash ISA, now offering 3.5% AER.

You must live, work or study in GWCU’s membership area, covering Bristol, Bath, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire to access a loan or savings account.  


Ready to improve your home's energy efficiency and live in a safer, warmer environment? Click here to apply with Lendology CIC and access homeowner loans backed by councils. Prioritising holistic assessments tailored to your needs, we're here to make a difference in your home and community. Loans are subject to status.

SWIG Finance

Need financial support for your small business? Click here to apply with SWIG Finance and take your business to the next level. 

Loans are subject to status. 

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30 May 2024