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Newcastle Building Society Reviews

Ratings based on 10 reviews Last review 9 months ago
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Newcastle Building Society is the biggest building society in the North East with more branches than any other society in the region. Smart Money People is the place for Newcastle Building Society reviews. Read and write reviews to help increase trust...

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Newcastle Building Society is the biggest building society in the North East with more branches than any other society in the region. Smart Money People is the place for Newcastle Building Society reviews. Read and write reviews to help increase trust and transparency in Financial Services.

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22nd June 2016

No longer a market leader

I joined the Newcastle BS when their "Big Home Saver" regular savings account was a market leader, paying about 3% . Over the last few years the rate has gradually declined to the point where I abandoned the society to pursue better rates elsewhere....

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I joined the Newcastle BS when their "Big Home Saver" regular savings account was a market leader, paying about 3% . Over the last few years the rate has gradually declined to the point where I abandoned the society to pursue better rates elsewhere. Service with Newcastle was always good in my experience, although the online banking service was a little clunky. Overall a B+ (could do better!)

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29th July 2015

Nice idea but rates still low

I think that this account is a clever thing for the Newcastle Building Society to do - in that it gives a little back to charity. However, for every £1000 in this account, the charity gets just £1 per year and the customer £10. At a 1.1% rate this is l...

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I think that this account is a clever thing for the Newcastle Building Society to do - in that it gives a little back to charity. However, for every £1000 in this account, the charity gets just £1 per year and the customer £10. At a 1.1% rate this is low, but top marks on the intention.

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29th December 2014

Great face to face customer service

I was informed that Newcastle Building Society would no longer be accepting standing orders, so I tried to set-up a different instruction. Unfortunately something went wrong and a subsequent payment I made to them was rejected. However, when I went...

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I was informed that Newcastle Building Society would no longer be accepting standing orders, so I tried to set-up a different instruction. Unfortunately something went wrong and a subsequent payment I made to them was rejected. However, when I went into the Linthorpe Road branch, J Roberts was very helpful and dealt with my query quickly...still not sure why the payment was rejected though!