Sparkasse Detmold

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Sparkasse Detmold
Country GermanyGermany Germany
Seat Paulinenstrasse 34, 32756 Detmold
legal form Institute of public right
Bank code 476 501 30
resolution January 1, 2012
Association Savings Banks Association Westphalia-Lippe
Board Jürgen Wannhoff (Chairman), Arnd Paas
List of savings banks in Germany

The Sparkasse Detmold (Lippische Spar- und Leihekasse) was a public-law savings bank in the Lippe district based in Detmold in North Rhine-Westphalia . It was the oldest savings bank in Germany. The carrier was the Zweckverband der Kreis Lippe and the cities of Barntrup , Detmold, Horn-Bad Meinberg and Lage . On January 1, 2012, Sparkasse Paderborn merged with Sparkasse Detmold to form Sparkasse Paderborn-Detmold .


As an institution under public law, Sparkasse Detmold was subject to the Sparkasse Act NRW. The competent supervisory authority was the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) in Bonn . The competent savings bank association was the Sparkassenverband Westfalen-Lippe . The organs of the Sparkasse were the board of directors, the administrative board and the credit committee.

Business activity

The business activities of Sparkasse Detmold concerned the area of ​​the cities of Barntrup , Detmold , Horn-Bad Meinberg , Lage , Lügde and Schieder-Schwalenberg , as well as the communities of Augustdorf and Schlangen . In terms of total assets, it was 100th nationwide in 2008 out of 438 savings banks. Sparkasse Detmold was the largest credit institute in the Lippe district with a market share of around 72% in the main bank connections in its business area.


The Lippische Landesspar- und Leihekasse in the Kassenstrasse (today Heinrich-Drake-Strasse) around 1910
inside view

On March 13, 1786, the historical foundation of today's Sparkasse was laid with the founding of the Graeflich-Lippische Leihekasse zu Detmold . The first commissioner of the loan office was Friedrich Wilhelm Helwing . The Sparkasse in Land rentei was opened on May 1st , and at the end of the first financial year there were savings deposits of 26,432 Reichstalers and loans totaling 25,948 Reichstalers.

The lending bank was founded in 1804 and then in 1909 the two institutes were merged to form the Fürstlich-Lippische Landesspar- und Leihekasse in Detmold . In the course of the local reorganization of the Lippe district, the Zweckverbandssparkasse of the Lippe district and the cities of Detmold and Lage was founded on April 1, 1977 .

Further forerunners of the Sparkasse Detmold were the institutes of the Lippe communities and cities, whose institutes were absorbed or integrated into the Detmold company:

  • Stadtsparkasse location from 1860
  • Stadtische Sparkasse Detmold from 1904
  • Amtssparkasse / Kreissparkasse Lage (Lippe) from 1906
  • Municipal savings bank Schwalenberg
  • Community savings bank Elbrinxen from 1919
  • Amtssparkasse / Kreissparkasse Detmold from 1920

On January 1, 1980 the Sparkasse Horn-Bad Meinberg from 1841 and on January 1, 2003 the Städtische Sparkasse Barntrup from 1883 were added.

On January 1, 2012, Sparkasse Detmold merged with Sparkasse Paderborn to form Sparkasse Paderborn-Detmold .

Web links

Commons : Sparkasse Detmold  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. a b Master data of the credit institute at the Deutsche Bundesbank
  2. Company portrait on
  3. a b Sparkassen Paderborn and Detmold plan merger , article in the Neue Westfälische from 7 September 2011
  4. District government grants approval , article in the Neue Westfälische of December 6, 2011
  5. Sparkasse Ranking List 2008 of the DSGV ( Memento from August 24, 2009 in the Internet Archive )
  6. Chronicle
  7. ^ The oldest savings bank in Germany in: "Heimatland Lippe" - magazine of the Lippischen Heimatbund and the Landesverband Lippe, No. 3/1986, Detmold, p. 66ff; accessed on May 1, 2020.

Coordinates: 51 ° 56 ′ 5.2 "  N , 8 ° 52 ′ 24.5"  E