Cheshire Building Society Savings Accounts

Get the savings account you are looking for...

Cheshire Building Society has become part of the Nationwide group.  Although Cheshire building society savings accounts are no longer available you may be interested in a Nationwide building society savings account. You can use the tables below to compare their savings options with others to find the best deal. See below for our pick of the top savings account deals around:


ProviderAccountInterest RateTermApply
5.00%Current Account
Instant Access
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5.00% interest for 12 months on balances up to £2,500 for the first year. You must pay in £1,000 or more each month to receive interest (excluding transfers from any Nationwide account held by you or anyone else). 12 month fee-free arranged overdraft available. No monthly fee. Must be aged 18 or older.
1.00%Instant AccessMore Info >
Earn 1.00% gross/AER Instant Access. No notice periods. Unlimited payments and withdrawals. Pay in from £100. RCI Bank are protected up to a total of €100,000 by the FGDR, the French deposit protection scheme. Manage account online.
5.00%Current Account
Instant Access
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5.00% interest on balances up to £2,000 PLUS 5% cashback on first £100 of Contactless payments every month. Must pay in a minimum of £500 into the account each month. No monthly account fee.
0.95%Easy AccessMore Info >
Earn 0.95% tax free/AER variable. Open with £100. Unlimited free withdrawals. Transfer in ISAs held elsewhere - no limit


per annum

£1,000More Info >
Earn 1.95% gross/AER fixed for 5 years. Save £1,000 - £250,000. No withdrawals during the term. Individual or joint accounts available. Annual or monthly interest.


per annum

£1,000More Info >
Earn 1.55% gross/AER fixed for 30 months. £1,000 minimum deposit. Interest paid on maturity.


per annum

£1,000More Info >
Earn 1.50% gross/AER fixed for 3 years. Save £1,000 - £250,000. No withdrawals during the term. Individual or joint accounts available


per annum

£1,000More Info >
Earn 1.46% fixed interest - 24 month term - Minimum deposit £1,000 - Interest paid on maturity - No withdrawals permitted - FSCS Protected
1.50%Current Account
Instant Access
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Monthly Interest of 1.50% AER (variable) payable on your entire balance up to £20,000 (3.0% AER until 1st November 2016). Monthly Cashback on selected household bills. Must pay in £500 into the account each month.


per annum

£10,000More Info >
Earn 1.30% fixed interest - 1 year term - Minimum deposit £10,000 - No withdrawals - FSCS Protected


per annum

1 YearMore Info >
1.10% gross/AER fixed for 1 year. £1,000 minimum opening balance. Withdraw cash early if you need to (subject to loss of interest).
1.00%Current Account
Instant Access
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Innovative new banking service powered by Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks. Get your current account and instant access savings account working together. Earn 1% AER on ALL instant access credit balances, and 0.5% AER on current account balances up to £2,000 until 30 November 2016. From 01 December 2016 the rate will be 0.25% AER (0.25% gross p.a. variable). INTRODUCTORY OFFER: Free for the first 12 months.
0.75%Easy AccessMore Info >
0.75% gross/AER on balances from £1,000 to £1 million. Guaranteed to be at least 0.50% above Base Rate** until 31st December 2017. Unlimited withdrawals without restriction or loss of interest.

Compare current accounts

Latest Current Account Deals
 AccountInterest (AER)Overdraft RateFunding Required*Fee pmFeaturesApply
5.0%*0% for 12 months£1,000 per monthN/A5.0% IN-CREDIT INTEREST on balances up to £2,500 for the first year.More Info >

Nationwide FlexDirect Current Account

  • *5.0% AER fixed (4.89% gross pa) in-credit interest on balances up to £2,500 for the first 12 months
  • No monthly account fee
  • Paperless statements 
  • Visa Debit card and chequebook option
  • Manage your account online, by phone or in branch
  • Mobile app
  • No fees on arranged overdrafts for the first 12 months 
  • Must be 18 or older
  • Overdraft charge of 50p per day after the first 12 months
  • Must pay a minimum of £1,000 into the account each month, from an external source (i.e. not another Nationwide account)
5% AER**£25 interest and fee free overdraft plus £10 buffer£500 per monthN/A5% AER variable in-credit interest on balances up to £2,000More Info >
TSB Classic Plus Current Account

  • 5% AER on balances up to £2,000. Must pay in £500 a month, register for internet banking and paperless statements and paperless correspondence 
  • Plus 5% Cashback on your first £100 Contactless payments every month. Contactless Subject to eligibility. End Sept 2017. (T&Cs apply).
  • If you have a Plus account, earn up to £5 a month cashback with our selected TSB credit cards. T&C’s apply. Ends Sept 2017
  • Must be 18 or older
  • Representative example: If you use an overdraft limit of £1,200 the interest rate charged will be 19.94% EAR (Variable) 
1.50%*Fee free for 4 months then £1 per day£500 per month£5 pm*1.50% AER (variable) on your entire balance up to £20,000 (3.0% AER until 1st November 2016). Up to 3% cashback on household bills.More Info >

Santander 123 Current Account

  • *1.50% AER (variable) payable on your entire balance up to £20,000 (3.0% AER until 1st November 2016).
  • Up to 3% cashback on household bills - 1% on water, council tax bills and Santander mortgage payments, 2% on gas and electricity bills, and 3% on mobile phone, home phone, broadband and paid-for TV packages
  • Visa Debit Card
  • Mobile app
  • Withdraw up to £300 a day from any Santander or Link cash machine
  • Must be 18 or older and a UK resident
  • Interest and Cashback only available when you set up at least two eligible Direct Debits 
  • Monthly fee of £5
  • Must pay a minimum of £500 into the account each month

Deciding who to take out a savings account with can be a big decision. Although getting the best rate you can is probably your main priority you may have other considerations when it comes to deciding who you want to bank with.

You can use the comparison tables above to compare numerous different types of savings and current accounts.


Nationwide Savings options include

  • Cash ISAs
  • Instant access savings accounts
  • Savings Bonds
  • Children’s Saving Accounts
  • Business Savings Accounts


Different savings options

It’s important to consider which is the most appropriate way of saving for you before you make an account, because some could stop you having access to your money for an extended period once they are opened.


  • Instant access accounts - are offered by most banks and building societies, but consumers should shop around for the best rate as some are more competitive than others. These accounts are useful if you want to be able to access your savings quickly in case you need them, however because of this they usually offer lower interest rates than bonds and other savings products.


  • Regular savings accounts – these require you to deposit a certain amount of money into the account on a monthly basis; you cannot access any of the money in the account until the end of the term when the interest has accrued.


  • Cash ISAs – With cash ISAs you benefit from a better interest rate as tax is not charged over it until it reaches a certain amount. But you won’t be permitted to pay any more until the beginning of the next tax year which starts on the 6th April. It is also possible to access your money quickly.


  • Fixed Rate Bonds – Fixed rate bonds are a form of savings that usually offer a higher interest rate than instant access savers, however they require you to lock your money away for a set period of time that you decide, usually between 1 and 5 years. Some bonds can be cashed early however there is usually a forfeit for doing so meaning you could get back less than you originally deposited.


  • Tracker Bonds - With this type of bond your money is secured for a predefined length of time as with a fixed rate. However instead of the rate of interest you are offered staying consistent throughout the term, a tracker’s rate is reflective of the Base Rate set down by the Bank of England. If the base rate either rises or falls so too will the interest rate on your savings bond.