The Melton Building Society

The Melton is a building society based in Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire in the East Midlands. The Melton was established in 1875 and is one of the oldest surviving building societies in the United Kingdom with over 65,000 members. It provides mortgages, savings, insurance and investment products from its principal office and three branches in Melton Mowbray, Oakham and Grantham. The society has a subsidiary, named MBS Lending Limited, which provides mortgage finance to customers who do not meet the criteria to become society members and accounts for approximately 14% of total outstanding loans (December 2015).

The Melton Building Society
TypeBuilding Society (Mutual)
Financial services
Number of locations
3 [1]
Key people
Chief Executive - Simon Taylor
ProductsSavings, Mortgages, Insurance and Financial Advice
£5.3m (2015)
Total assets£389 million GBP (December 2015)
Number of employees
87 [2]
SubsidiariesMBS Lending Ltd

The Melton is a mutual organisation owned by its more than 40,000 members.[3] The Society is a member of the Building Societies Association.


  1. ^ your nearest branch
  2. ^ "Melton Building Society reports rising profits - Grantham Journal". Archived from the original on 1 April 2016. Retrieved 30 March 2016.
  3. ^ "About the Melton | an Independent and Mutual Building Sociery : The Melton Building Society".

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