Legal & General has been appointed by Newcastle Building Society to provide exclusive household, mortgage payment protection and travel insurance cover to its mortgage and non-mortgage customers.

Legal & General’s household, travel and mortgage payment protection insurance will be offered to Newcastle Building Society customers via its branch network, as well as through the customer contact center and mortgage advisers.

The Newcastle’s sales staff now have access to Legal & General’s online point of sale service to provide general insurance quotes and set up applications for customers.

We are delighted that Legal & General has been appointed as the Newcastle’s preferred general insurance supplier. We share the same principles of providing quality benefits to customers, as well as taking advantage of new technologies in order to provide innovative services, commented Jane Dale, managing director for Legal & General’s general insurance business.

Legal & General’s online service is highly regarded in the market and we will be taking advantage of the operational and administration benefits of this service to offer a superior value for money general insurance service to the customers of the Newcastle, she added.