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Putting building into Building Society

UK’s largest building society, Nationwide, is backing a multi-million pound housing regeneration project in Swindon with the mix, design, tenure and number of homes to be shaped by the views of local residents.

Read more about this innovative step - the 21st century version of Nationwide's role in the creation of the first garden city in the early 1900s, and championing the creation of homes for returning servicemen after both World Wars.

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Building societies support the mortgage market with 29% of approvals as lending activity remains subdued

The latest lending and savings figures from the BSA show that building societies approved 29% of all new mortgages in Q3 2017,  and savers deposited £1.3 billion in building society accounts.

Building societies hold outstanding mortgage balances of £297.3bn, a 22% market-share.(Read more)

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Mortgage lending and savings statistics for the building society sector are now available.

Monthly data for Q3 2017 can be downloaded. Please click here for more information.

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