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IN 1969, WE'D BEEN TO THE MOON AND BACK, BUT SINGLE WORKING WOMEN COULDN'T BUY A HOME



Sep 13, 2021

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It was a time of cultural revolution, technological advancement and space exploration.

So perhaps that’s why it seems so extraordinary that in 1969, single professional women were routinely refused mortgages unless they had a male guarantor.

For this very reason Teachers Building Society was born. A building society that promised equality, lending to young teachers regardless of gender.

We’re still here today to help you take your first small step towards home ownership.

Want to learn more about our unique history? Click here to check out our interactive timeline.

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