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Monmouthshire Building Society

About Monmouthshire Building Society.

The Monmouthshire Building Society was founded by a group of local businessmen on Saturday, January 23rd 1869. Today they have 10 branches plus the head office and supply mortgages and savings accounts to almost 60,000 customers. They are members of the building societies association and authorised and regulated by the FSA.

Monmouthshire Building Society Information & Review.  

Head Office - Monmouthshire Building Society,  John Frost Square, Newport, NP20 1PX, Tel 01633 844400.

Branch Offices –  

66 Newport Road, Caldicot, NP26 4BR

87 Caerphilly Road, Birchgrove, CF14 4AE

19 High Street, Chepstow, NP16 5LQ

9 The Arcade, Cwmbran, NP44 1PQ

234 Stow Hill, Newport, NP20 4HA

183 Caerleon Road, Newport, NP19 7HA

10 Agincourt Square, Monmouth, NP25 3DY

33b Tredegar Street, Risca, NP11 6BU

18 Union Street. Swansea, SA1 3EH

25 Bridge Street, Usk, NP15 1BQ

Financial Products

Savings Accounts - Savings accounts available include Tax Free Cash Isa’s, Fixed Rate Bonds, Regular Savings Accounts, Accounts offering Monthly Income, Children’s Accounts, Instant Access Savings Accounts, Notice Accounts, Tracker Accounts, Affinity Accounts and Corporate and Charity Accounts.

Mortgage Accounts – Mortgages on offer include 3 Year Fixed Rate, 5 Year Fixed Rate, 3 Year Tracker, 2 and 3 Year Discount, Re-mortgages and Buy to Let.

Insurance - Home Insurance, Mortgage Protection Insurance, Life Assurance and Travel Insurance.

Other Services - Financial Planning, Will writing.

Financial Results Year Ended 30/04/2010

For the year Monmouthshire Building Society Group made a profit after tax of £1,891,639 (£2,004,958)


Mortgage Lending - There was a small increase in gross mortgage lending during the year to £90 million (2009: £86 million). This has led to an overall net increase in the value of mortgage assets of £24 million to £509 million. The average loan to value of the Society’s commercial assets at 30 April 2010 was 44% (2009: 43%). As regards the more serious cases, there were five loans (2009: nine loans) with repayments twelve months or more in arrears at the year-end. The total amount outstanding on these loans amounted to £1,066,866 (2009: £1,305,394) including arrears of £67,692 (2009: £74,376). There were four properties in possession at the end of the year (2009: five).


Savings – Monmouthshire saw a net inflow of funds into retail shares and deposit accounts of £33 million during the year.

Monmouthshire Building Society Directors

Executive Directors – A M Lewis, P Leader, W J Carroll.

Non Executive Directors - R J Williams, D J Burgess,  D C Roberts, P Sheppard, J G L Trump.

Membership Numbers – The Monmouthshire Building Society had 5,403 borrowing members and 54,390 saving members.

Other information

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