Colchester Credit Union is working again with England’s Illegal Money Lending Team and we are offering a £25 incentive to new members when they open an account and make 3 deposits over 3 months!


But hurry! This offer is available until the 30th November 2019 to the first 50 new savers. Take your completed forms and identification to the Credit Union Office before you miss out on this fantastic offer!

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Newsletter 2019
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Colchester Credit Union Ltd, formed in 2002, is a Savings and Loans Co-operative open to anyone over the age of 18 years who lives, works or studies in the Borough of Colchester or District of Tendring. This is known as our Common Bond. There is a Young Savers Club for young people under 18 years. Details can be obtained on request.

Credit Unions offer a safe and easily accessible home for your savings and the opportunity to obtain a loan on ethical terms at reasonable rates.


Savings can be of any amount up to a maximum of £15,000.00 and at a frequency to suit the saver’s circumstances. Normally loans may be granted after a short period of saving but small emergency loans can be considered outside this policy depending on circumstances.


We also offer Free Life Assurance (for Adult Savers) - contact the Credit Union office for more details (terms and conditions will apply) .


Opening hours


10.00 am to 12.00 noon Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 

We are also open on selected Saturdays - see News page for details 

Closed every Wednesday and on all Bank Holidays  


Collection points


Clacton - 88-90 Pier Avenue, Clacton on Sea, CO15 1TN - open on Thursday's - 01255 686465.  From 10:00 am - 12:00 noon

Manningtree - The Hub, 1 The Lane, Manningtree, CO11 1AW - open on Friday's - 01206 398082.  From 10:00 am - 12:00 noon

We also have collection at a number of schools throughout the area.


Our Aims and Objectives

To offer the advantages of credit union membership as widely as possible among the resident and working community in the Borough of Colchester and District of Tendring.

To contribute to the regeneration of our Common Bond area, by promoting good money management, increasing the level of local saving and extending credit facilities at reasonable rates.

To maximise the potential of Colchester Credit Union Ltd by actively encouraging access to credit union services for all members of the local commumity.

Disclaimer The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by Colchester Credit Union Ltd and while we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk. In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.


Site Copyright © 2010 Colchester Credit Union Ltd.

Colchester Credit Union Ltd., Registered Office: Co-operative Resource Centre, Colchester, CO4 3PX. Registered at the Financial Services Authority No. 213769

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If you're a member of the credit union, drop in and chat with one of our loan advisors and see if you’re eligible!

We are located at:

Colchester Credit Union Ltd

7 The Centre

Hawthorn Avenue



Contact us today!

If you have any queries or wish to make an appointment, please contact us:


+44 1206 798823 +44 1206 798823



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