Building Societies

Building Societies Act 1986-2.12731753.259792SK11 6AF-0.02029651.505761E14 5HSSK116AFE145HSSN381NW2008-11-202008-10-312008-11-10-1.83675051.572271SN38 1NWThe Borough of SwindonCheshire EastThe London Borough of Tower HamletsTSO (The Stationery Office), St Crispins, Duke Street, Norwich, NR3 1PD, 01603 622211, customer.services@tso.co.uk70282803/212803/21

Cheshire Building Society & Nationwide Building Society

Building Societies Act 1986 (“ACT”)

Notice under Paragraph 8 of Schedule 16 to the Act

Notice is hereby given that Cheshire Building Society, Register No. 103B, whose principal office is at Castle Street, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 6AF, desires to transfer its engagements to Nationwide Building Society, Register No. 355B, and that each society has applied to the Financial Services Authority (FSA), to confirm the transfer.

Notice is hereby given that Nationwide Building Society, Register No. 355B, whose principal office is at Nationwide House, Pipers Way, Swindon, SN38 1NW, desires to accept a transfer of the engagements of Cheshire Building Society, Register No. 103B, and that each society has applied to the FSA to confirm the transfer.

Any interested party may make written representations to the FSA and/or give notice of intention to make oral representations to the FSA with respect to the application. Written representations or notice of a person’s intention to make oral representations at a hearing should be received by the Financial Services Authority, 11th Floor, RFD, Banking & Mortgages Department, 25 The North Colonnade, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5HS, marked “Cheshire/Nationwide Merger” or by e-mail to eric.engstrom@fsa.gov.uk on or before 10 November 2008.

If notice is given of oral representations these will be heard by the FSA on 20 November 2008, at a time and place to be determined by the FSA.