Market Harborough Building Society News & Information.

February 2012 - Market Harborough Building Society was established in the south Leicestershire town of Market Harborough in 1870. With assets now exceeding £417m, nearly 50,000 savings customers and 9,000 mortgage customers, the Society has grown steadily and prudently over the last 140 years.


Market Harborough Building Society.

The Market Harborough Building Society was established in 1870, Head office address is Market Harborough Building Society, Welland House, The Square, Market Harborough, Leicestershire  LE16 7PD.

They have  branches at 12 New Post Office Square, Corby, Northamptonshire, NN17 1PB. 33 Station Road, Desborough, Northamptonshire, NN14 2RL. 6-8 High Street, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN16 8ST. 17 Station Street, Kibworth, Leicestershire, LE8 0LN. 27 Bridge Street, Rothwell, Northamptonshire, NN14 6JW and an agency at Jeyes Chemist, 27 The Square, Earls Barton, Northants, NN6 0NA.

They offer a number of products including

Mortgages- Fixed Rates , Discount Rate Mortgages, Tracker Mortgages, Standard Variable Base, Offset Mortgages Accounts and Equity Release Mortgages.

Savings Accounts- Easy Access Accounts, 30 Day Notice, 60 Day Notice, ISA Tax Free Accounts like Instant Access ISA, Nicer ISA, Brighter ISAand Monthly ISA Saver, Fixed Rate Bonds, Kool Kidz, Postal Accounts , Community Accounts, Corporate Deposit Accounts and Savings Accounts for Clubs & Associations.

Insurance-Home Contents & Buildings Insurance and Life Insurance.

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

Profit £750,000 (£1,006,000)

Assets £432,666,000 (£417,328,000)

Executive Directors Pay £285,472 (£271,519)

Non Executive Directors Pay £140,902 (£115,489)

Looking at the financial results for the Market Harborough Building Society it is very noticeable how even though the results showed a drop in profits for the members the directors felt it acceptable to increase directors pay.

During the year share balances and retail savings increased by £16.4 million and gross mortgage lending was 2.80% higher than in 2009.

Management expenses as a percentage of mean total assets dropped to 1.01% from 1.04% the previous year.



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