Our History

1st Alliance Community Bank was founded in April 2004 from the combined strengths of Stevenson Credit Union and Kilwinning Credit Union.

1st Alliance covers the West of Scotland, anyone living or working in postcodes: KA, PA, G & ML can become a member.

We are not–for-profit financial cooperative owned and controlled by our members, managed and staffed by local people, with a strong voluntary element. We strive to offer tailored financial solutions to our members.


Our Vision Statement

1st Alliance is a 1st class accessible, affordable community banking service where members come 1st.


Our Values

  • Financially secure working in partnership to plan for our future.
  • Individuals are treated with respect, dignity and understanding.
  • Responsive to the needs of our members.
  • Services delivered locally, providing good value and flexibility.
  • Trust, honesty and confidentiality are fundamental.