Bridgewater was established in 1998 offering a variety of equity release products including the home reversion plan. They are one of only a few companies that still offer home reversion plans. They are also a member of the Equity Release Council and maintain the ERC Code of Conduct. Bridgewater is also a subsidiary of Grainger PLC, which is the largest specialist of residential property in the UK. Bridgewater offers their plans in England, Wales, and Scotland only. For Scottish residents certain conditions may change or apply that does not affect English and Welsh residents.