The Brilliant Bath Rotary have been at it again!


The annual Fireworks Display in Bath was a great event as always and very well organised (voluntarily) by the members of The Rotary Club of Bath.  They aren’t very good about shouting about how great they are so we thought we’d do it for them! The event ran a profit of £19,000 this year and the funds will be going to the following organisations: Focus Counselling The Trauma Recovery Ce…

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The Society sells Bath Property Letting


The City might be famous for its Romans Baths, but it will soon be welcoming some more Romans to the town as we announce that we have sold our subsidiary business Bath Property Letting to The Romans Group, a diverse and multi-award winning, independent property services company. Dick Jenkins, Chief Executive of Bath Building Society, said: “We undertook a strategic review of our business an…

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Comment from Dick Jenkins re: Stamp Duty


"All help to get the housing market moving is always welcome, but less so is sellers’ behaviour; as suggested by some including the OBR, as they will be looking to increase selling prices to take advantage of the benefit being offered to First Time Buyer's. It does seem that anything that can be done to increase the affordability of homes tends to push prices up, including this long period of ult…

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We launch an ExPat Buy to Let Mortgage


Up to 65% Loan-to-Value Minimum Loan amount: £100,000 Maximum Loan amount: £500,000 0.25% Discount for 3 years 1% Product Fee. The rental income must be received in sterling and sufficient to achieve an Interest Cover Ratio of 145% at our stressed interest rate. The mortgage must be interest only. Repayment of the mortgage needs to come from the sale of the property. The property i…

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Winners of the Annual Fireworks Safety Poster Competition 2017


Children from 40 schools in Bath entered this year’s Fireworks Safety poster competition sponsored by Bath Building Society and supported by The Rotary Club of Bath.  The winners of the five categories were given a money voucher to open a Bath Building Society Account, a 51 piece art set and a Bath Building Society goody bag. The winners are: Age 4-5 years 1st: Auraya Rees, St Philip’s C of …

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