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Online Fixed Rate Savings to 17 December 2025 (Annual)

Our Online Fixed Rate Savings Account means you earn 5.50 % gross on your savings until 17 December 2025.

This account is limited – deposits will be accepted until 1 October 2023 or until the product is withdrawn, whichever is later.

This account is currently closed to new customers

Account name Online Fixed Rate Savings to 17 December 2025
What is the interest rate?
5.50% gross / 5.50% AER
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Interest, payable annually on 31 March, can be added to the account, transferred to your bank account or transferred to an existing Melton savings account.

 

Can the Melton Building Society change the interest rate?

The interest rate is fixed for the term of the investment, fixed until 17 December 2025

For full details please read our Savings Terms and Conditions.

 

What would the estimated balance be at the end of the term based on a £5,000 deposit?

Based on the current rate of interest, if you deposited £5,000 in this account, at the end of the term 17 December 2025 you would have £5,676.60. 

(This figure is only an estimate, based on an opening date of 9 August 2023 and there being no additional deposits, withdrawals or rate changes in that time with all interest being added to your account.  This figure is for illustrative purposes only and does not take into account your individual circumstances.)

How do I manage and open my account?

This account is only for UK resident individuals aged 16 or over.

The minimum balance on this account is £5,000 and the maximum that can be held in this account is £250,000.

This account is for new and existing customers, transfers from existing accounts with the Society are permitted.

You can open and manage your account online 24/7, via our website.

This account is limited - deposits will be accepted until 1 October 2023 or until the product is withdrawn, whichever is later.

Can I withdraw money?

Early withdrawals are not permitted during the fixed rate period.

Additional information

Please note:  By opening this online savings account you accept and acknowledge that the:

  • primary method of communication between us will be by email:
  • Society will inform you by email when holding members General Meetings, in particular Notice of its Annual General Meeting.

Fixed Rate Maturity Process - The Society will write to you before the date of maturity to set out your options. You will be invited to reinvest your maturing funds into an alternative product, transfer to an existing MMBS account or withdraw the balance. If we do not receive your instructions before the date of maturity, your money will default into an Online 30 Day Notice account. If your funds are automatically reinvested into our Online 30 Day Notice account, you may withdraw your funds without loss of interest or penalty within 30 days of maturity, after this 30 days’ notice will be required. We will help you switch to another account, or we will give all your money back with any interest it has earned.

This is a summary of the key features of this account.  You will still need to read the general Savings Terms and Conditions.

Tax treatment depends on individual circumstances and may be subject to change in the future

This account is currently closed to new customers

  1. Gross rate is the contractual rate of interest payable without tax taken off.
  2. It is your responsibility to declare any interest you earn over your Personal Savings Allowance directly to HMRC
  3. Net rate is the rate of interest which would be payable after allowing for the deduction of income tax at the rate specified, currently 20%.
  4. AER stands for Annual Equivalent Rate and illustrates what the interest rate would be if interest was paid and compounded each year (as every advert for a savings product which quotes an interest rate will contain an AER, you will be able to compare more easily what return you can expect from your savings over time).
  5. The tax free rate is the contractual rate of interest payable where interest is exempt from income tax.
  6. The Melton Mowbray Building Society is a participant in the Financial Services Compensation Scheme established under the Financial Services and Market Act 2000.
  7. Rate of interest payable depends on individual circumstances and may be subject to change in the future.
  8. Tax treatment depends on individual circumstances and may be subject to change in the future.