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The Cambridge announces a record year

March 15, 2013 – 5:36 pm

In 2012 The Cambridge Building Society provided a record £220m of funding to help people buy their homes.
Today The Cambridge has announced a strong set of financial results reflecting the Society’s successful investment over the …

Chelsea announces special cut rate with £ 500 cashback

March 13, 2013 – 5:04 pm

 Chelsea Building Society is cutting the rate of one of its competitive two year fixed rate mortgages on Friday, 15 March.
The 2.64% two year mortgage at 75% LTV (loan to value) will be reduced to …

Building Societies Association budget submission

March 13, 2013 – 12:27 am

In its budget submission to HM Treasury, the Building Societies Association calls for the Government to deliver measures that will boost house building and the economy; protect homeowners at risk of flooding, and assist hard-pressed …

Chelsea top of table again with lowest two year fixed rate mortgage

March 6, 2013 – 11:57 am

Chelsea Building Society has taken two year fixed rate mortgages to their lowest ever level with a new product at 1.74%.
The latest two year deal is available from Friday, 8 March – at 60% LTV …

Nottingham Building Society delivers results – Pre-tax profits up 22%

February 25, 2013 – 3:35 pm

Nottingham, Friday 22nd February, 2013 – Despite continued challenging and uncertain market conditions The Nottingham Building Society has maintained a focus on delivering its strategy, which has resulted in a strong performance with Group pre-tax …

Heathrow Airport announces plans to invest £3bn in infrastructure improvements

February 12, 2013 – 1:04 pm

Source: Construction Index
The plans include the completion of Terminal 2 and the start of extending the building.
There will also be new taxiways and stands built to improve capacity for the bigger Airbus A380s aircraft.
Construction of …

Ecology Building Society comments on launch of Nationwides’ Green Additional Borrowing

February 8, 2013 – 4:50 pm

New development shows mutuals have a key role to play in promoting energy efficiency.
Responding to the news that Nationwide has launched a Green Additional Borrowing offer for existing mortgage customers, Ecology Chief Executive Paul Ellis …

Nottingham Building Society announces aquisition

January 31, 2013 – 9:28 pm

Nottingham Building Society (The Nottingham) has today announced that it has acquired East Midlands estate agents Harrison Murray as part of its long term strategy.
The acquisition follows the announcement in December of the proposed merger …

Housing association granted asset disposal consent

January 31, 2013 – 9:22 pm

Source: Construction Index
Consent has been granted by the Homes & Communities Agency (HCA) through powers under the Housing and Regeneration Act 2008.  This means that Genesis can now sell empty property to funding a new-build programme.   Over …

Nuclear waste storage plan rejected

January 31, 2013 – 9:15 pm

Cumbria County Council has voted to withdraw from the process to find a host community for an underground radioactive waste disposal facility.
Copeland Council voted in favour of remaining in the process to identify a host …