How to open a Personal Account with Bath Building Society


  • Decide which account you would like to open, from the list shown here.
  • The Terms and Conditions should be read in conjunction with our Savings Rate Brochure and General Terms & Conditions
  • Complete and sign the ‘Share account application form’. This form can also be found at the bottom of each Terms and Conditions page.
  • If you are opening a joint account, both applicants will need to complete and sign the application form.
  • Decide on the amount you wish to deposit, and write a cheque payable to yourself (please do not send cash).
  • Alternatively you can arrange to send your initial deposit by faster payment once the account has been opened. Please contact our Customer Support Department for further details.
  • Post your completed application form and cheque to our Head Office or visit any of our Branches or Agencies.
  • You will be contacted by telephone to confirm we have received your application form and cheque.
  • We will contact you again in the two weeks after we have opened your account to ensure you have received your welcome pack and to answer any questions you may have regarding the running of the account.