Nationwide UK is a subsidiary of Nationwide Building Society, an enterprise with more that 160 years of experience in the market. Nationwide Building Society is a British financial company set in Swindon, Wiltshire, England. It was formed in 1846, although it changed to its current name in 1970.
Nationwide’s chairman is Geoffrey Howe and its Chief Executive Officer is Graham Beale. The company is one of the three most important providers of household savings and mortgages in the UK. In addition, it takes part of the Building Societies Association, the Council of Mortgage Lenders and Co-operatives UK.
Nationwide has around 700 branches. Through them the company provides financial services to their customers.
Nationwide Building Society opened a direct savings branch in Dublin, Ireland, in 2009. This branch was named Nationwide UK (Ireland).