About us

Our Annual General Meeting 

Thursday 25 April 2024 at 3pm

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Why your vote matters

As a member of Coventry Building Society, you’re at the centre of everything we do. That’s why hearing your thoughts is so valuable. Our AGM is a good opportunity for you to:

 

  • Elect and re-elect our Board members
  • Ask the Board any questions
  • Shape how your Society is run
  • Hear about our various community projects.
  • Re-elect our Board members
  • Ask the Board any questions
  • Shape how your Society is run
  • Hear about our various community projects

A warm welcome to the story of our year

You can discover more about how Coventry Building Society performed last year. As well as the financial facts and figures, you'll find an introduction from our Chief Executive and insights from our Board members. We've also been looking at why being a mutual means we can give you better value and service - and how we support you, your family and your local community.

A warm welcome to the story of our year

You can discover more about how Coventry Building Society performed last year. As well as the financial facts and figures, you'll find an introduction from our Chief Executive and insights from our Board members. Providing you and your communities with support and stability in times of uncertainty has, and always will be, our priority.
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Mutual values

Whether you’re a saver or a borrower, our focus is always on making you better off through life.
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Service that stands out

More than just looking after your money, we look after you - whoever you are, and however you prefer to get in touch with us. 
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If it matters to you, it matters to us

Our decisions are based on what's best for you.
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At the heart of your community

By investing in our communities – locally and around the UK – we make a real and immediate difference to people’s lives.

How do I vote?

Voting online, by post and in branch has now closed.

 

Vote on the day of the event
You’ll have the opportunity to vote in person and online at our AGM on Thursday 27 April 2023. If voting in person, please bring identification.

How to attend the AGM

Attending in person?

We'd love for you to join us. The meeting starts at 3pm but you’ll have the chance to chat to our Board members from 2pm on Thursday 27 April 2023 in The Premier Lounge, Coventry Building Society Arena, Judds Lane, Longford, Coventry CV6 6AQ.

 

Coaches will be provided to take members from Coventry Railway Station and Coventry Bus Station. For all details please click here.

 

Please bring either the front page of your voting form or some evidence of membership, such as a passbook or statement.

Joining online?

If you're unable to attend the meeting in person, you can join the meeting live from 3pm here. You'll need your two security codes to watch online which you'll find on your proxy voting form or in the invite sent by email.

 

 

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Important information

Frequently asked questions

How do I get to the AGM?

There's an hourly train to Coventry Building Society Arena from Coventry Station and several bus stops nearby. It's also easy to get there by car, using CV6 6AQ for your SatNav. You can find out more in the Visiting us section of the Arena website.

Two coaches will also be provided to take members from Coventry Rail Station and Coventry Bus Station.

The exact pick up points will be:

  • A Terry's coach will be waiting on the road approaching Coventry Rail Station. There'll be a Coventry Building Society sign in the window with staff on hand to assist. The coach will pick up at 1.30pm and arrive at the Coventry Building Society Arena by 2pm
  • A Terry's coach will be waiting on Fairfax Street by Coventry Sports Centre, outside the Coventry bus station. There'll be a Coventry Building Society sign in the window with staff on hand to assist. The coach will pick up at 1.30pm and arrive at the Coventry Building Society Arena by 2pm

The coaches will return to these locations after the AGM finishes. They will leave at approximately 4.30pm.

Please check back for any updates before travelling to the meeting. 

Can I vote during the meeting?

Although you’ll be able to vote on the day of the meeting (whether you join us at the Coventry Building Society Arena, or are watching online), we encourage you to vote online ahead of the meeting and by Monday 24 April 2023.

Can I watch the meeting online?

Yes, use the two security codes which you'll find on your proxy voting form or in the invite sent by email. You'll need both your security codes to log in. 

Can I ask questions when watching online?

You can ask a question at any point during the meeting. Just click on the messaging icon, type your message and click send. All questions will be moderated before being sent to the Chair during the question and answer session.

How do I vote?

Vote online

Voting online (prior to the event) has now closed. However you can still vote on the day of the event.

 

Vote on the day of the event

You'll have the opportunity to vote at our AGM on Thursday 25 April 2024, whether you're attending in person or online. If voting in person, please bring identification and evidence of your membership. You'll also have the chance to chat to our colleagues from Financial Crime, Customer Services and the Community Team. 

 

More details about attending below.

 

 

How to attend the AGM

Our AGM will be held on Thursday 25 April 2024 at 3pm in The Premier Lounge at Coventry Building Society Arena. You can either attend in person or join us online.

Joining online?

If you're unable to attend the meeting in person, you can join the meeting live from 3pm. You'll need your two security codes to watch online, which you'll find on your proxy form or in the invite sent by email.

 

 

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Attending in person?

We'd love for you to join us in person. The meeting starts at 3pm but you’ll have the chance to chat to our Board members from 2pm on Thursday 25 April 2024 in The Premier Lounge, Coventry Building Society Arena, Judds Lane, Longford, Coventry CV6 6AQ.

 

A coach will be provided to take members from Coventry Railway Station and Coventry Bus Station. Find out further details.

 

Please bring either the front page of your voting form or some evidence of membership, such as a passbook or statement.

 

Important information

How do I get to the AGM?

There's an hourly train to Coventry Building Society Arena from Coventry Rail Station and several bus stops nearby. It's also easy to get there by car, using CV6 6AQ for your SatNav. You can find out more in the Visiting us section of the Arena website.

A coach will also be provided to take members from Coventry Rail Station and Coventry Bus Station.

 A coach will be at the following pick up points:

  • The Central Six coach park next to Coventry Rail Station. A member of the CBS team will be with the coach and in the station to direct you, and there’ll be a Coventry Building Society sign in the coach window too. The coach will pick up at 1.15pm and then go on to the second pick up point.
  • On Fairfax Street by Coventry Sports Centre, outside the Coventry Bus Station (Pool Meadow). There'll be a Coventry Building Society sign in the window with a member of the CBS team on hand to assist. The coach will pick up at 1.30pm and arrive at the Coventry Building Society Arena by 2pm.

The coach will return to these locations after the AGM finishes. They will leave the Coventry Building Society Arena at approximately 4.30pm.

Please check back here for any updates before travelling to the meeting. 

Can I vote during the meeting?

You'll be able to vote on the day of the meeting if you join us in person at the Coventry Building Society Arena or if you join the meeting online. We encourage you to vote online ahead of the meeting, by Monday 22 April 2024.

Can I watch the meeting online?

Yes, use the two security codes which you'll find on your proxy form or in the invite sent by email. You'll need both your security codes to log in. 

Can I ask questions when watching online?

You can ask a question at any point during the meeting. Just click on the messaging icon, type your message and click send. All questions will be moderated before being sent to the Chair during the question and answer session.

You can also send questions in advance of the meeting; email them to agm@thecoventry.co.uk by midnight on 22 April 2024.

Am I eligible to vote in the AGM?

To vote in the AGM you must satisfy the following rules:

  1. You will be 18 years old or over on 25 April 2024
  2. You had a balance of no less than £100 in your savings account(s) on 31 December 2023 and have continued to have a share account up to the voting date; or
  3. You owed no less than £100 on a mortgage on 31 December 2023 and at the voting date
  4. You are the sole or first-named account holder in the Society’s records.