High Street Banks

High Street bank is a term that originated here in the UK. It is used to refer to larger retail banks, usually with hundreds of branch locations in towns and cities across the country. These larger banks also usually have a varied portfolio of products including personal, business and sometimes even private banking.

About Habib Bank AG Zurich Based in Zurich, Habib Bank is a Swiss commercial bank. It was established in 1967 and aims to marry traditional banking with modern, international banking....
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About Halifax Formerly known as Halifax Building Society, Halifax is a British bank. It is named after the town in West Yorkshire where it was founded in 1853 as a building society....
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NatWest, or National Westminster, is a retail and commercial bank based in the United Kingdom. It is one of the ‘Big Four’ UK clearing banks and has more than 7.5million personal banking...
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About Lloyds Bank Lloyds Bank is a British retail and commercial bank. One of the ‘Big Four’ clearing banks, it was founded in Birmingham in 1765. It is the largest retail bank in...
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About Barclays Bank Barclays is a British multinational investment bank and financial services company. It was founded in 1690 and is headquartered in London. Barclays originated...
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About Diamond Bank Diamond Bank is a Nigerian international bank headquartered in Lagos. The bank also has branches in Benin Republic, Togo, Cote d’Ivoire and Senegal, plus a subsidiary...
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About Santander Santander UK is a British bank. Though it is a British company and autonomously managed, it is entirely owned by the Spanish Santander Group. Santander is one of the...
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About Bank of Scotland Bank of Scotland is a commercial clearing bank based in Edinburgh. Not to be confused with Royal Bank of Scotland, it was established in 1695 and is one of the...
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About Sainsbury’s Bank Sainsbury’s Bank is a British bank owned by the Sainsbury’s supermarket chain. It was the first supermarket bank to open in the UK. It is headquartered in Edinburgh...
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About Clydesdale Bank Clydesdale Bank is a Scottish commercial bank founded in Glasgow in 1838. Independent until 1920 when it was purchased by Midland Bank, it is the smallest of...
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