Nationwide Building Society

Founded in 1875, Nationwide Building Society provides a wide range of mortgage and savings products at competitive rates to its customers (residents of the United Kingdom only). Savings accounts made with Nationwide Building Society are covered by British deposit guarantee scheme.

Bank Category

Building societies


retail banking


Total Assets (2018)
229.10 bln GBP  (+3.35%)
Total Members (2018)
15,500,000  (+1.97%)

Nationwide Building Society is the 13th largest bank in the United Kingdom in terms of total assets. In 2018 its total assets were 229,10 bln GBP, providing the bank with the market share of 2.58%. Nationwide Building Society is the 1st largest building society in the United Kingdom (out of 44 building societies) having market share of 57.65% amongst the building societies of this category. In 2018 there were 15 500 000 members in Nationwide Building Society.

Nationwide Building Society is rated by Fitch, Moody's. Long-term credit rating assigned to the bank by Fitch is A (high credit quality). Long-term credit rating assigned to the bank by Moody's is Aa3 (high grade).

Nationwide Building Society participates in deposit guarantee scheme of the United Kingdom. This scheme covers accounts up to 85,000 GBP per bank per depositor.


Swindon, SN38 1NW, Northampton, United Kingdom
44 01793513513

Nationwide Building Society is headquartered in Northampton.

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Start Date
June 1875