Society App Is a First

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DARLINGTON Building Society, which has been looking after local interests for more than 150 years, is the first building society in the UK to launch an iPhone App.

John Wall, the Society's Teesside District Manager, said: "Darlington Building Society is always looking at ways of improving the customer experience.

"Being the first building society in the UK to develop an iPhone app reflects how the society is ready to embrace and employ the latest technology for the benefit of its savers and borrowers.

"We are determined that our customers are given the ability to obtain information about the society in a format and at time that suits them. Thanks to the app, they will be able to use a highly convenient, effective and easy to use tool, which they can access anywhere and at any hour of the day."

The application will allow customers to access a wide range of information about the Society. Its main features include: * The latest information on savings accounts, mortgage and insurance products and services * Current interest rates on savings and mortgage products; * A calculator to work out savings interest, a mortgage repayment, or how much the society will lend an individual for a mortgage; * A tool which locates the nearest branch/ATM cash machine. …