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About Newcastle Building Society

Newcastle Building Society is the North East’s biggest building society and we’ve been helping customers save for their future, buy their homes and protect what’s important to them for over 150 years now.

The Newcastle Building Society you see today originally formed when The Newcastle Permanent Building Society and The Grainger Permanent Building Society came together.

Like all building societies, these were founded on the basis of mutuality, meaning that members actually owned the society. This is still a guiding principle of Newcastle Building Society and as a mutual organisation we don’t have shareholders to please, with all of our assets completely owned by our members.

The Grainger Permanent Building Society, after surviving World War II, had taken over The City of Newcastle Building Society and The Northumberland Building Society before merging with the Percy Building Society in 1957. They then absorbed the Victoria Building Society in 1974 and changed their name to The Grainger Building Society… Continue reading about Newcastle Building Society here.


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