Founded in November 1991 as Blantyre Credit Union. The first year the credit union had acheived178 members with deposits worth £10,452 and loans worth £8,010. Operating in the Blantyre Community Centre. The credit
union was growing fast and larger premises were required, and in 1999 successfully negotiated the purchase of a vacant ex rent office in a prime high street location in Blantyre.
The credit union first extended its common bond to cover neighbouring
Bothwell and part of Uddingston in 2006, also including anyone who works in those areas in 2007.
The common bond was further extended to the whole of South Lanarkshire in 2009 and the name changed to Blantyre and South Lanarkshire Credit Union
and the merger of ML9 Credit Union in Larkhall.Another merger took place with Rutherglen Credit Union in 2013. In 2014 the common bond was further extended to include and serve anyone who lives or works in North Lanarkshire.
Re-branded as Lanarkshire
Credit Union in early 2016 the credit union celebrated its twenty-fifth birthday later in November of the same year. The Credit Union now has branches in Blantyre, Rutherglen and Larkhall.
Today, the credit union serves over 22,000 members – including
almost 8,000 junior savers –saving are more than £14 million with the credit union and borrowing is over £6.2 million.