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 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 FCE Bank FCE, or Ford Credit Europe, is a UK-based bank that is a subsidiary of FSCH Gmbh, itself a subsidiary of Ford Credit International (FCI). FCI is owned...
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About HSBC Bank HSBC is a British banking and financial services company. It is the largest bank in Europe and the seventh largest bank in the world. The bank originated in Hong Kong...
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About Metro Bank Metro Bank is a retail bank based in the United Kingdom. Founded in 2010 by Vernon Hill and Anthony Thomson, it is the first new high street bank to open in the UK...
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About TSB TSB is a UK-based retail and commercial bank. It is a subsidiary of the Sabadell Group. The TSB we know today came to be in 2013, formed from Lloyds TSB Scotland PLC and...
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About The Co-operative Bank Based in Manchester, United Kingdom, the Co-operative Bank is a large retail and commercial bank. It is the seventh biggest lender in Britain and the majority...
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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 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 Virgin Money Virgin Money is a bank and financial services company based in the UK. Originally launched as Virgin Direct Personal Financial Services in 1995, its second incarnation...
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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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