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The Mercantile Building Society was a UK building society, formed[1] in North Shields, an area of North Tyneside, in Tyne and Wear. It merged with the Leeds Building Society in 2006.[2]


At the date of merger the society had 12 branches and seven agency offices.[3] The head office, which also offered a counter service, was located at Mercantile House, Silverlink Business Park, North Shields.

The branches were located in:[4]

Agencies were held by businesses, such as accountants, at:

Agencies would accept payments in and make limited payments out on behalf of the society using paper records, which were posted into branches each evening.


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