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About BM

Who we are and what we do


Hundreds of thousands of people in the UK use Birmingham Midshires savings accounts to help them make the most of their money.

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Our history

Our roots date back to 1849. We're the result of an amalgamation of some 50 building societies including the Midshires and Birmingham & Bridgwater Building Societies. Find information on the building societies that formed Birmingham Midshires.

Since January 2009, we've been part of Lloyds Banking Group. With a strong and supportive parent company, we continue to be a key provider of leading savings products to UK consumers.

More about Lloyds Banking Group >

FSCS – protecting your money. Find out more here.

Gross rate means that we will not deduct tax automatically from your interest. You are responsible for paying any tax due to HM Revenue and Customs.

AER means Annual Equivalent Rate. AER illustrates what your interest rate would be if interest was paid and compounded each year and allows you to easily compare different offers.

Tax free is the contractual rate of interest payable where interest is exempt from income tax.

For telephone line opening times, please read the information in our contact section. Calls may be monitored and recorded for security and training purposes. If you're calling from outside the UK, please dial +441902 428 311.

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This site is intended for UK residents unless otherwise stated.
Birmingham Midshires is a division of Bank of Scotland plc which is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority under registration number 169628. Registered office: The Mound, Edinburgh EH1 1YZ. Registered in Scotland No. SC327000.
To contact the FCA Consumer helpline, please ring 0800 111 6768. Alternatively call the Money Advice Service on 0300 500 5000 or visit