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Excellent

small, friendly yet efficient staff and service, c...

not many branches (though anyone in Uk can open ac...

Yes, that’s right TLC not PLC is Coventry Building society’s motto, and they’re right! Even though I’ve only had the pleasure of being with Coventry BS for a year now I am happy to admit they really are one of the more friendlier building societies left! Throughout this...

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Excellent

Great rates and a friendly, efficient service

Sometimes need to keep an eye out for bonus rates.

The Coventry Building Society's motto is "TLC not PLC", which, for me, pretty much sums up its attitude. Like a true building society, it is owned by its members (it's a mutual society) and so has no share-holders. While this might seem quite a minor difference, it means that there are no big...

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Excellent

Small, very efficient and caring, good interest ra...

Mainly located in the West Mids area.

When I consider using a Building Society as a home for my savings, I look for a number of critical criteria: 1. Is the Building Society financially sound? Bearing in mind that only 90% of your money, up to a limit of £18,000 might be returned to you if it goes bust! The Coventry certainly meets...

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Excellent

“Excellent service”

published 31/05/2001

Good cost mortgage

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I moved home last year and, through a mortgage broker, was recommended a Coventry Mortgage. Having been with Britannia for years, I was a bit wary of moving to one without a branch within easy reach. I need not have worried. Everything has been as smooth as anyone would wish. If there are any...

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Super

“Efficient customer service”

published 07/11/2004

A mutual with good customer care

No branches near me

I have a basic internet savings account, and I have been impressed with what I have experienced so far. The customer service is very good and very prompt. When I completed an application it was very simple and when I posted documents on a Sunday, they were back in my hand on the Tuesday - so...

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Good

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published 03/02/2001

they were local to us, had a good rate at the time...

debits were never taken on time, staff were not al...

I have had a Coventry Building Society account all of my life. When I was small, they gave you a little blue money box in the shape of a house, and it had a funny silver key, they were brilliant. The interest didn't seem too bad either. I kept up a savings account with them, and when we were...

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Excellent

UK call centres with helpful, knowledgeable staff,...

Not quite the cheapest deal on the market, but not...

I originally went with the Coventry a couple of years ago when I bought my current house, and am approaching the end of the initial deal, so have been looking into remortgaging. On calling them to discuss their current RM deals, they gave me clear, precise and easy to understand information that...

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Not for me

published 17/04/2008

If you are going to take up a mortgage with Coventry Building society, FORGET IT. Their motto is TLC and not PLC, but so far have failed to pass on two successive Bank of England Interest rate cuts to their variable rate mortgage holders. I ask you, does that sound like TLC? or RIP OFF?

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Not for me

published 17/04/2008

If you are going to take up a mortgage with Coventry Building society, FORGET IT. Their motto is TLC and not PLC, but so far have failed to pass on two successive Bank of England Interest rate cuts to their variable rate mortgage holders. I ask you, does that sound like TLC? or RIP OFF?

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Not for me

published 17/04/2008

If you are going to take up a mortgage with Coventry Building society, FORGET IT. Their motto is TLC and not PLC, but so far have failed to pass on two successive Bank of England Interest rate cuts to their variable rate mortgage holders. I ask you, does that sound like TLC? or RIP OFF?

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Excellent

published 18/06/2007

opened a Coventry First current account online. Quick and painless - my direct debits and stuff were moved over very efficiently. There's no overdraft to speak of so wouldn't recommend it if you can't behave, but the interest rate more than makes up for it. What a great change from the usual banks.

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