"I am proud to be the CEO of your Society and am passionate about its purpose, member focus and commitment to continual improvement.

I aspire for your Society to consistently provide an excellent service and build strong relationships with you, our members.

My mission is to build a trusted, values-driven organisation, which continues to thrive, inspire its people and make a real difference to our members and the local community."

Darlington Building Society are committed to putting our members first and are proud to say we have been serving the local community since 1856.

Today, the Society has 9 branches spread across the North East, County Durham and North Yorkshire, supported by Darlingtonline the Society’s dedicated on-line banking service.

We offer a range of savings accounts and mortgages designed to help members save for the future and realise the dream of owning their own home today.

Being mutual, means our profits are turned into lower mortgage rates, higher savings rates and support for the local charities close to their hearts.

Plus, every year our staff raise money and spend time helping local communities.  Making Darlington Building Society a great place to work and the employer of choice for every member of staff.

Our Vision:

Our vision is to be a thriving, independent regional building society that creates a feeling of pride amongst its staff, members and community.

We are committed to contributing back to our local communities and the fantastic charities within them and that’s why each year we share 5% of our net profits to support local charities and organisations.

Plus, every year the passionate Society staff fundraise and volunteer to benefit local projects, demonstrating how incredible he people of Darlington Building Society are.

We pride ourselves in our values as they are part of who we are, which is more than just a business.

Our Values:

•    People Helping People
•    Genuine in all we do
•    Make a real difference
•    Rewarding Membership and Loyalty