Mortgage lending in the second quarter of 2018 (April to June 2018):
Building societies approved 120,681 mortgage loans, a 30% share of the 406,677 mortgage loans approved across the market in the period. Gross mortgage lending by building societies was £16.8 billion, accounting for 26% of the £65.5 billion total mortgage lending in the UK during the period. Net mortgage lending by building societies (gross lending minus repayments) was £4.3 billion, a 37% share of total net lending across the market of £11.6 billion. This leaves building societies with outstanding mortgage balances of £312.6 billion at the end of March 2018, a 23% market share.
Building society mortgage lending figures can be downloaded here
Household savings in the second quarter of 2018 (April to June 2018):
Savings balances at building societies increased by £4.1 billion, a 27% share of the £15.0 billion across the market. Savings balances outstanding at building societies now stand at £276.0 billion, an 18% market share of the total £1,496.1 billion across the market.
Building society savings figures can be downloaded here.