Bradford & Bingley

Bradford & Bingley was a bank that collapsed during the 2008 financial crisis. After being nationalised, it was split up and sold.

The savings business is now owned by Santander, while the mortgage business remains in public ownership. Some customers still hold mortgages with the brand, but you can't take out a new mortgage loan from Bradford & Bingley.

The only part of the business that still takes on new customers under the Bradford & Bingley brand is its insurance business. This is now owned by BGL Group, which owns Budget Insurance and Compare The Market. BGL also owns Beagle Street, a newcomer in the life insurance market.

Bradford & Bingley

Home insurance

Ranked 44th of 47 providers reviewed.

Customer happiness 47%
Customer trust 35%
Complaints performance 73%
Transparency rating 36%
Fairer Finance score
Reviewed Spring 2018
48%

Car insurance

Bradford & Bingley

Car Insurance

2 stars
Courtesy car for duration of repair i
Cover for keys/locks if lost i £0
Uninsured driver promise i
24hr helpline available i
Cover for keys/locks if stolen i £500
Cover for replacing original audio/visual equipment i Unlimited
Repairs guarantee (years) i 3
Windscreen repair excess i £0
Windscreen replacement excess i £50

Home insurance

Bradford & Bingley

Home Insurance

3 stars
Escape of water excess i £350
Matching sets i
Theft from outbuildings i £2,000
24hr helpline i
Alternative accommodation i £15,000
Cover for keys/locks if lost i £500
Money in the home i £500
New for old i

Buildings insurance

Bradford & Bingley

Home Insurance

3 stars
Cover for keys/locks if lost i £500
Matching sets i
Trace & access i £5,000
24hr helpline i
Alternative accommodation cover limit i £15,000
Compulsory excess i £100
Cover for keys/locks if stolen i £500
Escape of water excess i £350
Property owner liability i £2,000,000

Contents insurance

Bradford & Bingley

Home Insurance

4 stars
Cover for keys/locks if lost i £500
Matching sets i
Theft from outbuildings i £2,000
24hr helpline i
Alternative accomodation i 10% up to £7,000
Cover for keys/locks if stolen i £500
Cycles included whilst in the home i £350
Money in the home i £500
New for old i