Chelsea Building Society

Best known as a provider of savings accounts and mortgages, Chelsea Building Society also offers home insurance.

Founded in 1875, Chelsea Building Society merged with Yorkshire Building Society in 2010. It joined other institutions such as Norwich & Peterborough Building society and Barnsley Building Society under the parent brand.

As a building society, the institution is owned by its members. This means it doesn't answer to shareholders, and in theory should focus on providing its members with great service instead.

Their insurance policies are underwritten and administered by Royal & Sun Alliance.

Chelsea Building Society
Gold ribbon: first place

Mortgages

Ranked 7th of 21 providers reviewed.

Customer happiness 58%
Customer trust 48%
Complaints performance 85%
Transparency rating 58%
Fairer Finance score
Reviewed Spring 2018
62%

Savings accounts

Ranked 15th of 36 providers reviewed.

Customer happiness 53%
Customer trust 57%
Complaints performance 83%
Transparency rating 56%
Fairer Finance score
Reviewed Spring 2018
62%

Home insurance

Chelsea Building Society

You Choose Home Insurance

4 stars
Escape of water excess i £50
Matching sets i
Theft from outbuildings i £2,000
24hr helpline i
Alternative accommodation i £40,000
Cover for keys/locks if lost i £750
Money in the home i £0
New for old i

Buildings insurance

Chelsea Building Society

You Choose Home Insurance

4 stars
Cover for keys/locks if lost i £750
Matching sets i
Trace & access i £5,000
24hr helpline i
Alternative accommodation cover limit i £40,000
Compulsory excess i £50
Cover for keys/locks if stolen i £750
Escape of water excess i £50
Property owner liability i £2,000,000

Contents insurance

Chelsea Building Society

You Choose Home Insurance

3 stars
Cover for keys/locks if lost i £750
Matching sets i
Theft from outbuildings i £2,000
24hr helpline i
Alternative accomodation i £10,000
Cover for keys/locks if stolen i £750
Cycles included whilst in the home i Part of sum insured
Money in the home i £0
New for old i