Mortgage Finance Gazette Awards, 2012
The Society won the prestigious Community Services Award for small to medium sized lenders in recognition of its support of community initiatives. This is the ninth Mortgage Finance Gazette Award that the Society has won, more than any other mortgage lender of any size. You can find out more in our news section.
Mortgage Finance Gazette Awards, 2009
The Society won the Treating Customers Fairly Award at the Mortgage Finance Gazette Awards in 2009. Find out more in our news section.
Mortgage Finance Gazette Awards, 2008
Darlington Building Society again won the Community Services Award for the second consecutive year, at this prestigious awards ceremony.
Service Network North East Awards, 2008
The Society won the Culture for Success Award, in recognition of its commitment to developing a culture that fosters success in all areas of the business, from employee development and customer service to the contribution it has made to regional prosperity.
Mortgage Finance Gazette Awards, 2007
Darlington Building Society won both the Community Services Award and the Award for support of the Arts for the third consecutive year. We were the only mortgage lender at the event to win two awards.
ifs Financial Innovation Awards, 2007
The Society's commitment to investing in talent for the long term was recognised when we won the award for Most Effective Management Training Programme at the ifs (institute of financial services) Financial Innovation Awards.
Darlington Council for Voluntary Service Awards, 2007
The Society won the Employer Supported Volunteering Award in recognition of the commitment to charitable work in the region by both the Society and our staff.
Mortgage Finance Gazette Awards, 2006
The Society won the support of the Arts award in this prestigious ceremony for the second consecutive year. We also came runner-up in the Community Services category.
The Journal Culture Awards, 2006
The Society won an award for its 'Tea with the Bowes' initiative at the Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle.
Mortgage Finance Gazette Awards, 2005
The Society won the support of the Arts award, for the first time.
Best of Darlington Awards, 2005
The Society won the Contribution to Business category which recognised our outstanding contribution to the Borough of Darlington.
Mortgage Finance Gazette Awards, 2004
At the 2004 awards ceremony the Society won the runners-up award in both the Community Services and Arts categories. Both categories were open to mortgage lenders country-wide.
Tees Valley Business Awards, 2004
Darlington Building Society won the Tees Valley Business Award for Business in the Community. The award recognises the Society's support of sports clubs, education initiatives, charities, economic development projects, the arts, crime prevention and youth organisations.
Mortgage Finance Gazette Awards, 2003
In 2003 the Society became the first mortgage lender to win the Mortgage Finance Gazette’s prestigious Community Services Award for regional lenders for two years in a row. The Society was also successful in the Arts Award category, being presented with the runners-up Award also for the second year running.
ROOM National Partnership Awards, 2002
The Society’s Helping Hand savings and loan scheme was highly commended. The scheme was designed to combat financial exclusion in the Tees Valley. It is facilitated by Darlington Building Society in partnership with five local Housing Associations to provide their tenants with access to a simple passbook based savings scheme and availability of modest loans, without formality. More than 10,000 households in the region are eligible to benefit.
Mortgage Finance Gazette Awards, 2002
The Society won the Community Services Award for regional lenders and was runner-up in the Arts award.
Arts & Business Awards, 2002
The Society was presented with the runners-up Award in the Arts, Business and Community category at The Queen Elizabeth Hall, London.
Tees Valley Business Awards, 1999
The Society won the Business in the Community Award recognising our contribution to the social and economic well being of the region.
County Durham and Darlington Business Excellence Awards, 1998
The Society won the Business in the Community award and was runner-up in the Overall Award for the Darlington region.