Nationwide has mutual (as opposed to Public Limited Company) status, which means that we're owned by and run for, the benefit of our members.
Nationwide is the world's largest building society as well as one of the largest savings providers in the UK and a top-three provider of mortgages in the UK. It is also a major provider of current accounts, credit cards and personal loans. Nationwide has over 14 million members. View our FAQs to find out what criteria qualifies you for membership.
Our approach to providing financial services is incredibly straight-forward. We aim to offer a broad range of competitive mortgages, savings and other financial products, while charging as little as possible for day-to-day services.
We've over 160 years of expertise and experience at being a building society, looking after the interests of our members. And we intend to deliver great value to our members as a modern, mutual building society for many years to come.
Read our Memorandum and rules (PDF)