Furness Building Society

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Furness Building Society (FBS)
Building Society (Mutual)
Industry Banking and Financial Services
Founded 1865
Headquarters Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England, United Kingdom
Number of locations
Key people
Chris Harrison Chief Executive Officer
Products Savings, Mortgages, Investments,
Loans, Credit Cards, Insurance
£1.7 million GBP (December 2010), Green Arrow Up.svg52% on 2009
Total assets £813 million GBP (December 2010), Red Arrow Down.svg3.5% on 2009
Number of employees
Website www.FurnessBS.co.uk

Furness Building Society is a British building society, which has its headquarters in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England. Established in 1865, it is the 17th largest in the United Kingdom based on total assets of £813 million as at 31 December 2010.[1] It is a member of the Building Societies Association.

The Society expanded its call centre in 2009 to deal with investments and insurance queries. The Society has two wholly owned subsidiary companies: Furness Mortgage Services Ltd and Furness Independent Financial Advisers. In 2017, Chris Harrison was appointed as the CEO of Furness Building Society[2].


Furness Building Society has 9 branches across North West England including one in Barrow-in-Furness and others in Dalton-in-Furness, Grange-over-Sands, Kendal, Lancaster, Millom, Poulton-le-Fylde, Preston and Ulverston.


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Coordinates: 54°06′43″N 3°13′43″W / 54.1120°N 3.2287°W / 54.1120; -3.2287