What happened to the West Bromwich building society?
A back to basics programme saw a reduction in wholesale funding, a gradual withdrawal from commercial property lending, and a reduction in its cost base. Operating out of 36 branches, with 95% of its lending for home ownership, the Society is now soundly bsed and 7th by size in the industry.
Is the West Brom a building society?
We are a leading provider of financial services and the seventh largest building society in the UK. Proudly independent, the West Brom is owned by and run for the benefit of its members.
Is West Bromwich Building Society covered by FSCS?
Your eligible deposits with West Bromwich Building Society are protected up to a total of £85,000 by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme, the UK’s deposit guarantee scheme. This limit is applied to the total of any deposits you have with the West Brom Building Society.
Do West Bromwich Building Society do online banking?
An online savings account with the West Brom provides you with an easy and secure way for you to manage your savings online.
What is West Bromwich famous for?
The town is known for its football club, West Bromwich Albion, who have played in the town since the club’s formation in 1878. It is also home to parts of Sandwell Valley Country Park and Sandwell Valley RSPB nature reserve.
What county is West Bromwich in?
West Bromwich, locality in the metropolitan borough of Sandwell, metropolitan county of West Midlands, historic county of Staffordshire, west-central England. It lies about 5 miles (8 km) northwest of the city of Birmingham.
Which building societies are linked?
Linked Banks and Creditors
- Allied Irish Bank. First Trust Bank (NI)
- Bank of Ireland. Post Office.
- Bank of Scotland. Birmingham Midshires.
- Barclays Bank. Barclaycard.
- Co-Operative Bank. Britannia.
- Family Building Society. National Counties Building Society.
- HSBC. First Direct.
- Nationwide Building Society. Cheshire Building Society.
Is Coventry Building Society linked to any other bank or building society?
It is a member of the Building Societies Association, the Financial Services Compensation Scheme, the UK Payments Council and UK Cards Association.
Does West Brom building society have an app?
West Bromwich Building Society (West Brom) has picked Unisys and its Elevate banking platform to launch a mobile banking app.
Is West Bromwich rough?
West Bromwich is the most dangerous major town in the West Midlands, and is among the top 5 most dangerous overall out of the West Midlands’s 44 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in West Bromwich in 2021 was 56 crimes per 1,000 people.
Is West Bromwich part of the Black Country?
To traditionalists the Black Country is the area where the 30ft coal seam comes to the surface – so West Bromwich, Oldbury, Blackheath, Cradley Heath, Old Hill, Bilston, Dudley, Tipton, Wednesfield and parts of Halesowen, Wednesbury and Walsall but not Wolverhampton, Stourbridge and Smethwick or what used to be known …