Fast facts

Where are you based?

Our heartland stretches across eleven counties with building society and estate agency branches in Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Derbyshire, Northamptonshire, Cambridgeshire, South Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Staffordshire.

Where’s your head office?

Our head office covers three floors at 3 Fulforth Street, close to Nottingham city centre. Here you’ll find our customer services teams, marketing, finance, treasury, audit, risk, IT, HR and executive team.

How many staff do you employ?

We employ over 700 people across the heartland and in our head office.

How do you compare to other building societies in terms of size?

We are well placed in the top 10 of more than 50 building societies within the UK. Our geographical footprint and financial performance has grown significantly over the last few years.

What’s your history?

The Nottingham Building Society has a proud heritage of putting its customers first. Founded in 1849, its aims were to help people in the local community become homeowners and give them a safe and secure place for their savings.

Led by Samuel Fox, a leading Quaker and local grocer, the founders of The Nottingham Building Society made the decision to take a prudent approach to their customers’ finances. They invested money wisely with an eye to safe and secure growth rather than high-risk ventures. And by staying mutual, all profits could be ploughed back into the society for the benefit of everyone.

Today, over 160 years later, these ideals are still central to the way we do business and have helped The Nottingham grow to become a top 10 building society. We continue to put our customers first and are committed to helping each and every one achieve their financial ambitions.

All about Nottingham

Nottingham is one of Britain’s most vibrant, cosmopolitan cities with an abundance of leisure opportunities and a lively programme of arts and events throughout the year, including multi-cultural and music festivals. The museums and galleries are among the best in the country and the city is known throughout the Midlands for its great shopping.

If it’s adventure you’re looking for, Nottingham offers white water rafting, paintballing and kart racing, which are all available close by.

The city has an exciting past, from ancient underground caves and a famous lace industry, to the turbulent and dramatic history of the castle.

There’s something for everyone in this East Midland’s city. Log onto to find out more.

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