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Celebrating 100 years of good times

It’s amazing to think that Boundless started life more than 100 years ago. Of course, we wouldn’t be celebrating at all if it wasn’t for Frank Edwards, the man who founded CSMA back in 1923, to bring people together to share adventures during their free time. A lot has changed since then, but we remain true to Frank’s values, ethos and spirit of adventure. As one of the largest membership clubs for civil servants and public service employees, we’re all about sharing good times and new experiences, and we can celebrate the club we are today because of our members. What began as a small group of enthusiastic and like-minded Civil Servants, with a passion for motoring and adventure, has grown into a thriving club of 165,000 members making the most of their free time and saving money along the way.

Boundless today

Boundless today

Over a century later we’re still the same club that brings people together through shared interests and adventures, but now we’re bigger and better than ever…

We are Boundless, the UK’s leading membership club for people working in or retired from the civil service or public sector. We’ve been helping members make the most of their free time since 1923 by providing member savings, events and a variety of free benefits all included in the £40 a year membership fee.

we are

We are

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For those who give the most in society

We’re the club for people working in or retired from the civil service or public sector.

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Bursting with benefits

We bring our members together through shared interests, experiences and exclusive benefits.

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Built on community spirit

We support our members through local events and activities to help them make the most of their free time and meet other people who share their interests.

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Member first

We’re owned by our members, which means that every penny we make goes straight back into the club so we can make our benefits even better. And it’s our members who help shape our club – now and for the future.

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We’re exclusive, which means we understand what matters most to those working in or retired from the civil service and public sector. And it’s our exclusivity that allows us to create, tailor and secure the benefits that our members want most.

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100 years and counting

We’ve come a long way since 1923, but our belief in spending good times together, discovering new experiences and sharing benefits with our members is as strong as ever.

Included with your membership

Included with your membership

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Partner benefits and offers

Members save on well-known brands – at the supermarket, on the high street, when they book a holiday, visit a theme park or take out insurance. And the best bit? When you join, you’ll get free admission to all nine WWT centres, Kew Gardens and Wakehurst, plus free membership with tastecard and Coffee Club and Kids Pass.


Boundless holiday properties

You can save up to 20% on Boundless-owned holiday properties. Whether it’s our hotel, cosy cottages or family-friendly holiday park, one thing’s always the same – when our members stay, they get the best rates and exclusive membership offers all year round, even in school holidays.

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Exclusive member events

Enjoy memorable moments and experiences with Boundless. From family days out at some of the best UK attractions to our free online events - we have something for everyone.


Member-run groups

We have a large and thriving community of enthusiastic members who volunteer and organise all sorts of events – everything from fascinating talks to amazing days out. So why not shake up your social calendar and try some of our 600 nationwide volunteer-run events?

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Boundless Foundation lottery and competitions

Lottery Balls

Whether it’s playing the Boundless Foundation lottery or taking part in our free competitions, there are lots of great ways to win with a Boundless membership.

Play the Boundless Foundation lottery for your chance to win up to £25,000 – every week!

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Try your luck in one of our latest competitions – they’re all free to enter for Boundless members!

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Join the community. Start your membership today

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we champion those who give the most to society

We champion those who give the most to society

On United Nations Public Service Day we celebrate and recognise those who keep the nation moving every day. We’re proud to champion these extraordinary people and ask the nation to show their support on every 23 June.


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Need to know a bit more?

Here are answers to some of the questions we’re often asked about what it’s like to be a member of Boundless.

If you’d like to know, more visit our membership page or call our dedicated membership team free on 0800 669944.

Phone lines open Monday to Saturday: 9-5pm.

Who is eligible to join Boundless

Boundless is an exclusive club for people working in or retired from the public sector or civil service and their direct family members. See below to check if you are eligible. If you’re unsure, give us a call free on 0800 669944.

You can join Boundless if you’re…
• Currently employed (full or part-time) within the civil service or public sector.
• An ex-employee who has previously worked in the civil service or public sector.
• Retired from the civil service or public sector.
• Currently employed (full or part-time) within an organisation that was originally formed within the structure of the civil service or public sector. For example, Royal Mail or BT.
• A direct family member of an existing Boundless by CSMA member.
• An employee of an organisation which has previously been approved by Boundless by CSMA

All About Boundless

Our members are the ones who help shape our club, now and for the future. We’re owned by our members – people like you – civil servants and those from the public sector, both working and retired. This means every penny we make goes straight back into the club, which allows us to provide outstanding member benefits and services at a price you won’t find anywhere else.