Parkhead Credit Union

Parkhead Credit Union Limited – In Administration (“Parkhead”)

Dina Devalia and James Sleight of PKF Geoffrey Martin & Co were appointed as Joint Administrators of Parkhead on 3 April 2019.
The Financial Services Compensation Scheme (“FSCS”) has also declared the credit union in default, which means that all savers monies are protected and will receive their funds (up to the limit of £85,000 per individual).
Dina Devalia, of PKF Geoffrey Martin & Co, said: “All of Parkhead’s savers will have their balance returned by the FSCS. They don’t need to do anything to get their money back; savers should look out for a letter in the post from the FSCS in the next few days.”
Parkhead has now ceased trading.

Don’t worry, your money is safe
You do not need to do anything to make a claim for your Parkhead savings balance with the FSCS as they will send you payment in respect of your account balances as at 2 April 2019 very soon. Should any monies be paid info Parkhead’s bank account after 2 April 2019 until the account is closed where you are the intended recipient you will need to complete a return of funds request form which will be issued to you by post shortly by the Joint Administrators.

Your benefits, salary or other regular deposits into your Parkhead account
You need to contact DWP or any other government offices that handle your benefits and give them new account details for another account in your name. If you do not have an account with any other bank or credit union, you will need to set one up immediately as Parkhead’s bank account will be closed.

Loans with Parkhead
You need to continue to make your contractual repayments on your loan(s) until fully paid off.
You should cancel any direct debits or standing orders you currently have in place in relation to your savings and contact the office (numbers published below) to obtain the new Administration bank details to set up a standing order to resume your contractual loan(s) repayments.  

For further information
The FSCS has further information available on its website, along with their frequently asked for questions which are published alongside this notice.
For any queries please contact the Administration team in the first instance on 0141 551 8387 or 0141 432 1703 or email [email protected], alternatively please call 0113 244 5141.