The Festival of Thrift are delighted to have Darlington Building Society as a partner for the 2015 Festival. With the community at the heart of both organisations together we can make a difference to the lives of individuals. Darlington Building Society have been working closely with our outreach programme to educate young people about how vital it is to understand and manage their own personal finances.
Darlington Building Society are funding the wonderful ‘Darly‘ a newly commissioned installation by Hannah Fox. Darly is a celebration of the 190th anniversary of the world’s first passenger steam train which travelled between Stockton and Darlington. The little wooden train will be a curiosity – an interactive story book – full of sounds, sights and intrigue. A delight for all the family.
A bit about Darlington Building Society…
At Darlington Building Society we are proud to play an important role in looking after the interests of our members. We like to think that our members also benefit from being part of the only mutual building society based in County Durham, the Tees Valley and North Yorkshire.
What does mutuality mean? – Mutuality means we are run for our members. As with all building societies, we have no outside shareholders to pay dividends to. This means all of our profits are used to benefit our members through attractive interest rates and efficient and friendly service. We offer a straight-forward and attractive range of mortgage and investment products, especially designed to meet the current and future financial needs of our members and customers.
We have over 150 years experience in looking after local interests and we are committed to remaining a strong independent mutual for the long term.
Diversity and equality – We aim to be an inclusive organisation, where diversity is valued, respected and built upon, with ability to recruit and retain a diverse workforce.