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Corporate Banking Solutions for Social Housing Sector

Social Housing

As the first UK bank to introduce industry specialists, Barclays has been actively involved in social housing banking for over 15 years, so we understand the sector’s opportunities, challenges and methods of working. This yields better results for you, enabling us to offer forward-thinking products and services that help support and develop your business.

We can work with you, wherever your business is based, offering both local and industry expertise. We have a dedicated team of Relationship Directors covering the UK, with teams in London and Birmingham as well as individuals working across Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales and Southwest England.

As one of our Social Housing clients, you can also benefit from:

  • the knowledge of our sector specific debt finance team
  • valuable networking opportunities with industry colleagues and experts. We have strong relationships with the top six funding advisors and with key professional bodies. We invite our clients to regular networking events, including sector specific dinners and conferences

What we can offer

You can benefit from our expertise with a wide range of products and services for the sector, from social housing term loans and housing association funding to deposits and tenant benefit packages:

Cash Pooling

Optimise the efficiency of your working capital with our Cash Pooling techniques.

Corporate Lending

Benefit from a wide range of finance products to grow your business, recapitalise, refinance and consolidate debt.

Risk Solutions

Benefit from the expertise of dedicated professionals and an integrated approach to managing a variety of risks.

Contact our Social Housing Team

David Cassidy – Head of Social Housing

David Cassidy – Head of Social Housing

David leads our Social Housing team in maintaining and developing strong links with all of the key stakeholders in this sector. Having joined Barclays in 1982 he has worked closely with Corporate clients in relationship management, debt structuring and leadership roles. This included six years up to 2009 as a Director in the Social Housing team. Most recently David has led a team in our Business Support division.

He has a keen interest in mentoring and contributes regularly to the broader learning and development across Barclays. He has lectured on the subjects of turnaround and the assessment of management teams both within Barclays and externally to the business community and at London Business School. 

To find out what our Social Housing Team can do for your business, email David or call our dedicated team on 0800 015 4242*

How can we help?

To discuss switching to Corporate Banking at Barclays, call us on: 0800 015 4242 *