Newbury scoop prestigious award once again at British Bank Awards

Newbury Building Society have won ‘Best Specialist Mortgage Provider’ at the 2022 British Bank Awards in central London this month. 

Other nominees in the competitive category included Bath Building Society, Suffolk Building Society, and Saffron Building Society. The Society was also shortlisted for ‘Best Building Society’, which they won in 2021, and ‘Best Savings Provider’. 

Now in their eighth year, the British Bank Awards are run by independent financial sector review platform, Smart Money People, and are known as a the ‘Oscars of the banking world’. The purpose of the awards is to find the best products, most exciting innovations, and crown the most trusted financial brands. All the awards are voted for by customers and this year over 81,000 financial services customers took part in the voting. 

Phillippa Cardno, Chief Executive of the Society, said: “We’re thrilled to have been awarded ‘Best Specialist Mortgage Provider’ for the third year in a row. It is testament to the incredible service our teams provide day in, day out, and our tailored approach to mortgage underwriting, where we treat every customer and every application individually. We would like to thank our members for demonstrating their support of the Society in this way.”

Speaking about this year’s awards, Jacqueline Dewey, CEO of Smart Money People, commented: “With the awards 100% voted for by consumers and no judging panel, the British Bank Awards truly reflect the best of the UK banking industry, and the commitment and engagement these organisations have from their customers. This year our winners range from the newest firms in the market to well-established household names, illustrating the breadth and depth of the UK's financial services market across many sectors. Both the finalists and the winners of the awards this year should be proud of their achievements.”

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