Saffron Building Society News & Information.

August 2012 - Saffron Building Society, the largest building society serving the East of England, has announced a strong growth in half year mortgage results for 2012 , with a 97% increase in gross lending for the six months to June 2012, compared to the previous year.


Saffron Building Society.

Saffron Building Society can trace its origins back to 1894. It was founded as the Saffron Walden Second Building Society. In 2006 the name became Saffron Building Society.  Head office address is Saffron Building Society Saffron House, 1A Market Street, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB10 1HX.

They also have 12 branches and 9 Agency offices.

They offer a number of products including

Mortgages- Tracker Mortgages, Buy-to-Let Mortgages, Fixed Rate Mortgages, Discount Mortgages, Variable Rate Mortgages  and Lifetime Mortgages.

Savings Accounts-Online Savings Accounts, Instant Access Savings Accounts, Cash ISA Savings Accounts, Fixed Rate Savings Accounts & Bonds, Children's Savings Accounts, Notice Savings Accounts, Business Savings Accounts and Longer-term Savings & Investments.

Insurance-Home Insurance, Car Insurance and Travel Insurance.

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

Profit £832,000 (£1,682,000)

Assets £931,182,000 (£835,855,000)

Executive Directors Pay £699,000 (£655,000)

Non Executive Directors Pay £123,000 (£113,000)

Mortgage loans valued £144 million during the year and saffron also opened 30,000 new savings accounts during the year. Mortgages 3 months or more in arrears were 0.39%.

Management expenses as a percentage of mean total assets rose to 0.85% from 0.84% the previous year.



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