Newbury Building Society seeks your vote in national awards

Newbury Building Society, which has a branch in Wokingham, has been shortlisted in two categories in this year’s British Bank Awards.

Newbury Building Society is up for Best Mortgage Provider and Best Savings Provider after 20,000 votes helped them beat more than 140 firms to be shortlisted.

They are up against big names including the Halifax, Nationwide, NatWest and Virgin Money.

In its fourth year, the British Bank Awards aim to find the best financial products, hottest innovation, and the most trusted financial brands, and is voted for by UK consumers.

Emma Simms, marketing and communications manager at Newbury Building Society, sai that the team were delighted to be shortlisted.

She said: “We take great pride in ensuring our products are of value to our members, and the overall customer service delivered is second-to-none. We would like to sincerely thank those who have taken the time to vote for us to get us to this point. We appreciate all the kind comments and support.

“If you have received great customer service either in one of our 10 branches – based across Berkshire, Hampshire and Oxfordshire – online or on the telephone, it’s not too late to vote for us.”

The awards are run by Smart Money People; the UK’s largest consumer review platform for focused financial services.

Mike Fotis, founder of Smart Money People, said: “With a more competitive financial services landscape emerging every day, we use the British Bank Awards to celebrate the firms that are working hard to deliver great products and services to their customers.

“After weeks of voting, our finalists should be very proud of the great feedback received from their customers to date.”

To vote for Newbury Building Society, visit Voting will close midnight on Sunday, February 11.

The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony, hosted at Grand Connaught Rooms in Covent Garden in March.

Phil Creighton

Editor of The Wokingham Paper, and has worked in local journalism for more than 20 years including the Wokingham Times, Bracknell Standard and Reading Evening Post. He's also written for computer magazines, The Baptist Times and, to his delight and probably not yours, interviewed several Doctor Whos.

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