Ruddington’s Kingdom Bank Changes Hands for £7m

A Christian bank, which operates from Ruddington Fields Business Park, is soon to be under new ownership. Kingdom Bank on Mere Way is, bizarrely, now Ruddington’s only bank, following the closure of our village centre HSBC and Barclays branches, however it is telephone and mail based. The business uses financial services to support Christian churches and charities – with its profits utilised to support Christian causes. According to a financial report in The Times newspaper, Kingdom Bank currently has £41 million of loans and £46 million of deposits – and is said…

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New Co-op Cashpoint

Ruddington will soon have a new 24 hour cashpoint on Church Street. For a short period, after the closure of HSBC’s branch in 2010 then Barclay’s in 2015, Ruddington was left without a single round-the-clock ATM in the village centre.  Instead locals and visitors had to rely on cash-back, machines located inside Sainsbury’s or the Co-op during opening hours, or head to Loughborough Road filling station. Earlier in 2016 Ruddington Post Office came to the rescue with a new hole-in-the-wall on High Street (click HERE for more). And now planning permission has been granted for another…

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