Century Building Society

The Century Building Society was a building society based in Edinburgh, Scotland. The Century Building Society merged with its local rival Scottish Building Society on 1 February 2013.[1]

Century Building Society
TypeBuilding Society (Mutual)
IndustryFinancial services
FateMerged with Scottish Building Society, 2013
HeadquartersAlbany Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
ProductsSavings and Mortgages
£94,000 GBP (December 2007), Green Arrow Up.svg0.0% on 2006
Total assets£22.4 million GBP (December 2007), Green Arrow Up.svg11.3% on 2006

Prior to its merger with the Scottish Building Society, the Century Building Society was the smallest building society in Scotland and the United Kingdom, based on total assets of £22 million at 31 December 2007.[2] It had only one branch, at its head office in Albany Street, Edinburgh. It was a member of the Building Societies Association.


The society was established in 1899 as The New Edinburgh Investment Building Society. The name was changed to Century Building Society in 1946.[3] It also owns Theoutlets to provide insurance and financial services.


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