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Extra information - Bank Details Guide - Bank Details Guide - S

Saffron Waldon Herts and Essex

Sort code 207405, Account number 00775991, (Sponsor Bank Barclays Bank plc) 

Account type Description Enter details
     
All eight-digit account number Enter sponsor bank account number, sort code and customer’s personal reference number
All Ten-digit account number ending 01  
For example, 11234567/01 Enter first eight digits of the account number, sponsor bank sort code and customer’s personal reference number

Sainsbury’s Bank

Account type Description Enter details
     
All account numbers should have eight digits Eight-digit account number Enter account number and sort code provided by the customer

Santander

Note: Santander have advised that Bradford and Bingley accounts with sort code 134000 will shortly be closed. These accounts have migrated to Santander accounts sort code 090127 or Head office account 090000 with account number 00050005.

Head Office details: Sort code 090000, Account number 00050005 

Account type Description Enter details
     
Current Accounts - also known as Cheque or Cheque Save accounts Any accounts that have merged with Alliance & Leicester with eight-digit account numbers Enter eight-digit account number and the sort code provided by the customer. This should be one of the following sort codes:
090131,090132, 090133, 090134, 090135, 090136, 090139, 090140, 090141, 090142, 090143, 090144, 090145, 090146, 090147, 090148 and 090149    
  Current Accounts - also known as Cheque or Cheque Save accounts Eight-digit account numbers usually starting with 0,1, 2, 3, 4, 5
For example, 03421689 Enter eight-digit account number and sort code 090126    
  Current Accounts - also known as Cheque or Cheque Save accounts Ten-digit account numbers ending 0102 Enter first eight digits of the account number and sort code 090126
  Current Accounts - also known as Cheque or Cheque Save accounts Ten-digit account numbers beginning 00 Enter last eight digits of the account number and sort code 090126
  Current Accounts - also known as Cheque or Cheque Save accounts Long numbers stating 5641 and so on  
These are card references, not account numbers The correct details must be obtained from the customer    
  Current Accounts - also known as Cheque or Cheque Save accounts Account numbers beginning R, W, D, X, H, B or K and are followed by an eight-digit or nine-digit number. A sur-code completes the account number (that is, the first three letters of account holder’s surname for individual accounts and man’s surname for joint accounts Enter head office account number, sort code and customer’s personal reference number
  Current Accounts - also known as Cheque or Cheque Save accounts Any accounts that have migrated from Bradford and Bingley with sort code 090127 Enter sort code 090127 and customer’s unique eight digit account number
  Current Accounts - also known as Cheque or Cheque Save accounts Any accounts that have migrated from Bradford and Bingley with sort code 090000 Enter head office account number, sort code and customer’s personal unique 12 digit roll number

Scarborough Building Society

Sort code 404022, Account number 40724971, (Sponsor Bank HSBC Bank plc) 

Account type Description Enter details
     
All Eight-digit account number Enter sponsor bank account number, sort code and customer’s personal reference number

Scottish Building Society

Sort code 830608, Account number 00255419, (Sponsor Bank) 

Account type Description Enter details
     
All Ten-digit account reference numbers  
For example, 1234-12345-1 Enter sponsor bank account number, sort code and customer’s personal reference number in the same format as the example

Shepshed Building Society

Sort code 601410, Account number 89883209, (Sponsor Bank Nat West Bank plc) 

Account type Description Enter details
     
All Ten-digit account reference numbers  
For example, 1234-123456 Enter sponsor bank account number, sort code and customer’s personal reference number excluding the hyphen

Skipton Building Society

Sort code 207842, Account number 70798924, (Sponsor Bank Barclays Bank plc) 

Account type Description Enter details
     
All Nine-digit account numbers Enter sponsor bank account number, sort code and customer’s personal reference number

Smile

Account type Description Enter details
     
All All accounts should have eight digits Enter eight-digit account number and six-digit sort code provided by the customer. If all other details are correct, overtype ‘Smile’ with ‘Co-operative Bank’

Stafford Railway Building Society

Sort code 404303, Account number 81645846, (Sponsor Bank HSBC Bank plc) 

Account type Description Enter details
     
All Account reference numbers usually begin with three letters followed by seven numbers and ending in three letters  

For example, JEX014101ROB

(The first three letters of the surname) Enter sponsor bank account number, sort code and customer’s personal reference number

Staffordshire Building Society

Sort code 209778, Account number 10789011, (Sponsor Bank Barclays Bank plc) 

Account type Description Enter details
     
All All accounts should have eight digits or twelve digits (most have eight digits)  
For example, 2240891-2 Enter sponsor bank account number, sort code and customer’s personal reference number excluding the hyphen    
  All Ten digits ending in 01 Enter the first eight digits of the account number, sponsor bank sort code and customer’s personal reference number

Stroud and Swindon Building Society

Sort code 404321, Account number 91199501, (Sponsor Bank HSBC Bank plc) 

Account type Description Enter details
     
All One letter and seven numbers or   
seven numbers only or eleven numbers only Enter sponsor bank account number, sort code and customer’s personal reference number disregarding any full stops in the account number  

Swansea Building Society

Sort code 309546, Account number 01464485, (Sponsor Bank Lloyds TSB Bank plc) 

Account type Description Enter details
     
All Eleven-digit account reference numbers Enter sponsor bank account number, sort code and customer’s personal reference number