Harpenden Building Society News.

Harpenden Building Society’s latest branch in Buckingham opened for business on 14th March 2011. Serving the needs of the local community. You will be able to select from a range of savings, investments and mortgages.

The Harpenden Building Society.

Harpenden Building Society was formed in 1953. Head office address is Harpenden Building Society, Mardall House, 9-11 Vaughan Road, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 4HU.

They have  branches at

Radlett Branch-Harpenden Building Society, 341 Watling Street, Radlett, Hertfordshire, WD7 7LB.

Leighton Buzzard Branch-Harpenden Building Society, 22 Market Square, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 1HE.

Wendover Branch-Harpenden Building Society, 3 Icknield Court, Back Street, Wendover, HP22 6EB.

Tring Branch-Harpenden Building Society, 38 High Street, Tring, Hertfordshire, HP23 5AA.

Buckingham Branch-Harpenden Building Society, 23 Market Hill, Buckingham, MK18 1JX.

They offer a number of products including

Mortgages-Guarantor, Additional Borrowing, Re-mortgages, Bridging Loans, Second or Holiday Homes, Buy-to-Let, Property Development/Refurbishment, Commercial/Semi-Commercial and Right to Buy Mortgages.

Savings Accounts-Notice Account Hertfordshares and Bedfordshares for Local Investors only Notice Account Premiershares, Cash ISA, Simply ISA, Savings Bond, Freestyle Bond, Instant Access Savings Accounts, Escalator Account, Children’s Instant Access, Young Savers Club and Children's Savings Accounts.

For the year ended 31/12/2010 The Financial Results for Harpenden Building Society were 2009 figures in (brackets)

Profit £1,751,000 (£1,756,000)

Assets £222,807,000 (£198,254,000)

Executive Directors Pay £218,000 (£122,000)

Non Executive Directors Pay £130,000 (£122,000)

Mortgage balances increased by 4.5% to £161.1 million and share and deposit balances grew by more than £23 million.

Management expenses as a percentage of mean total assets reduced to 1.10% from 1.13% the previous year.