Banking in United Kingdom


There are about 400 banks in UK inclusive of main banks, foreign banks, building societies, regional banks and their branches.



Also you can see the Top 10 Banks in UK and World's Largest Banks 2013

The list of banks is published by the FSA and is intended to be used solely as a guide.


Banks incorporated in the United Kingdom

Banks incorporated in the United Kingdom
Abbey National Treasury Services Plc
DB UK Bank Limited
ABC International Bank Plc
Duncan Lawrie Limited
Access Bank UK Limited, The
Adam & Company Plc
EFG Private Bank Limited
Europe Arab Bank plc
Agricultural Bank of China (UK) Limited
European Islamic Investment Bank Plc
Ahli United Bank (UK) PLC
AIB Group (UK) Plc
FBN Bank (UK) Ltd
Airdrie Savings Bank
FCE Bank Plc
Aldermore Bank Plc
FIBI Bank (UK) Plc
Alliance Trust Savings Limited
Allied Bank Philippines (UK) Plc
Gatehouse Bank Plc
Alpha Bank London Limited
GE Capital Bank Limited
AMC Bank Ltd (Applied to Cancel)
Ghana International Bank Plc
ANZ Bank (Europe) Limited
Goldman Sachs International Bank
Arbuthnot Latham & Co Limited
Guaranty Trust Bank (UK) Limited
Gulf International Bank (UK) Limited
Banc of America Securities Limited
Bank Leumi (UK) plc
Habib Allied International Bank plc
Bank Mandiri (Europe) Limited
Habibsons Bank Limited
Bank of Beirut (UK) Ltd
Hampshire Trust Plc
Bank of Ceylon (UK) Ltd
Harrods Bank Ltd
Bank of China (UK) Ltd
Havin Bank Ltd
Bank of Communications (UK) Limited
HFC Bank Limited
Bank of Cyprus UK Limited
HSBC Bank Plc
Bank of Ireland (UK) Plc
HSBC Private Bank (UK) Limited
Bank of London and The Middle East plc
HSBC Trust Company (UK) Ltd
Bank of New York Mellon (International) Limited, The
Bank of Scotland plc
ICBC (London) plc
Bank of the Philippine Islands (Europe) PLC
Bank Saderat Plc
Intercontinental Bank (UK) Plc
Bank Sepah International Plc
Investec Bank PLC
Barclays Bank Plc
Islamic Bank of Britain Plc
Barclays Bank Trust Company Limited
Itau BBA International Limited
BIRA Bank Limited
BMCE Bank International plc
J.P. Morgan Europe Limited
British Arab Commercial Bank Plc
J.P. Morgan International Bank Limited
Brown Shipley & Co Limited
J.P. Morgan Securities plc
Butterfield Bank (UK) Limited
Jordan International Bank Plc
Julian Hodge Bank Limited
C Hoare & Co
CAF Bank Ltd
Kaupthing Singer & Friedlander Limited (In Administration)
Cambridge & Counties Bank Limited
Kexim Bank (UK) Ltd
Cater Allen Limited
Kingdom Bank Ltd
Charity Bank Limited, The
Kleinwort Benson Bank Ltd
China Construction Bank (London) Limited
Kookmin Bank International Limited
Church House Trust Limited
CIBC World Markets Plc
Lloyds TSB Bank Plc
CIT Bank Limited
Lloyds TSB Private Banking Ltd
Citibank International plc
Lloyds TSB Scotland Plc
Close Brothers Limited
Clydesdale Bank Plc
Consolidated Credits Bank Ltd
Co-operative Bank Plc, The
Coutts & Company
Credit Suisse (UK) Limited
Credit Suisse International
Crown Agents Bank Limited
Macquarie Bank International Ltd TD Bank Europe Limited
Marks & Spencer Financial Services Plc Tesco Personal Finance Plc
Melli Bank plc Turkish Bank (UK) Ltd
Methodist Chapel Aid Limited
Metro Bank PLC UBS Limited
Mizuho International Plc Ulster Bank Ltd
Morgan Stanley Bank International Limited Union Bank UK Plc
United National Bank Limited
N M Rothschild & Sons Ltd United Trust Bank Limited
National Bank of Egypt (UK) Limited Unity Trust Bank Plc
National Bank of Kuwait (International) Plc
National Westminster Bank Plc Vanquis Bank Limited
Nomura Bank International Plc Virgin Money plc
Northern Bank Limited VTB Capital plc
Northern Trust Global Services Ltd
Weatherbys Bank Limited
OneSavings Bank Plc Wesleyan Bank Limited
Westpac Europe Ltd
Persia International Bank Plc
PNB (EUROPE) PLC Zenith Bank (UK) Limited
Punjab National Bank (International) Limited
QIB (UK) Plc
R. Raphael & Sons Plc
Rathbone Investment Management Limited
RBC Europe Limited
Reliance Bank Ltd
Royal Bank of Scotland Plc, The
Sainsbury’s Bank Plc
Santander UK Plc
Schroder & Co Ltd
Scotiabank Europe Plc
Scottish Widows Bank Plc
Secure Trust Bank Plc
SG Hambros Bank Limited
Shawbrook Bank Limited
Smith & Williamson Investment Management Limited
Sonali Bank (UK) Limited
Southsea Mortgage and Investment Company Ltd (In Liquidation)
Standard Bank Plc
Standard Chartered Bank
State Street Bank Europe Limited
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Europe Limited
Talos Securities Limited


Banks authorised in the EEA entitled to establish branches in the UK but not to accept deposits in the UK
Aareal Bank AG
ABN AMRO Clearing Bank N.V., London Branch
Banco Espirito Santo de Investimento SA
Bank Frick & Co AG
Banque PSA Finance
Carnegie Investment Bank AB
Citigroup Global Markets Deutschland AG
CNH Financial Services S.A.S
Depfa Bank Plc
Handelsbanken Finans AB (publ)
IKB Deutsche Industriebank AG
Joh. Berenberg, Gossler & Co. KG
John Deere Bank SA
KBC Bank Ireland plc
KfW IPEX-Bank GmbH
Landsbanki Islands hf
MainFirst Bank AG
Mercedes-Benz Bank AG
NIBC Bank N.V.
Powszechna Kasa Oszczednosci Bank Polski S.A.
Raiffeisen Bank International AG
Saxo Bank A/S
Siemens Bank GmbH
Sygma Banque
Wells Fargo Bank International


Banks incorporated outside the EEA authorised to accept deposits through a branch in the UK
ABSA Bank Limited
Korea Development Bank - London Branch, The
Arab Banking Corporation (B.S.C)
Korea Exchange Bank
Arab National Bank
Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd
Macquarie Bank Ltd
Malayan Banking Berhad
Banco do Brasil SA
Mashreqbank psc
Bangkok Bank Public Company Ltd
Mega International Commercial Bank Co. Ltd
Bank Hapoalim B.M.
Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation
Bank of America, N.A.
Mizrahi Tefahot Bank Limited
Bank of Baroda
Mizuho Corporate Bank Ltd
Bank of China Limited
Bank of East Asia Ltd
Nacional Financiera SNC
Bank of India
National Australia Bank Limited
Bank of Montreal
National Bank of Abu Dhabi
Bank of New York Mellon, The
National Bank of Canada
Bank of Nova Scotia, The
Nedbank Ltd
Bank of Taiwan
Nedbank Private Wealth Limited
Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ Limited, The
Norinchukin Bank, The
Northern Trust Company, The
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
Canara Bank
Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited
Chang Hwa Commercial Bank Ltd
Chiba Bank Ltd, The
PT Bank Negara Indonesia (Persero) Tbk
CIMB Bank Berhad
Citibank, N.A.
Qatar National Bank SAQ
Commonwealth Bank of Australia
Credit Suisse AG
RBC Investor Services Trust
Riyad Bank
DBS Bank Limited
Royal Bank of Canada
Emirates NBD PJSC
Samba Financial Group
Export-Import Bank of India
Shanghai Commercial Bank Ltd
Shinhan Bank
First Commercial Bank
Silicon Valley Bank
FirstRand Bank Limited
State Bank of India
State Street Bank and Trust Company
Gulf International Bank Bsc
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited
Syndicate Bank
Habib Bank AG Zurich
Habib Bank Ltd
T C Ziraat Bankasi AS
Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited, The
Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
HSBC Bank USA NA, London Branch
Turkiye Is Bankasi As
Hua Nan Commercial Bank, Ltd
Industrial Bank of Korea
Union Bancaire Privée, UBP SA
Israel Discount Bank Limited
United Overseas Bank Ltd
JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.
Wells Fargo Bank, National Association
Westpac Banking Corporation
Woori Bank

Ansbacher & Co Limited
Banks incorporated outside the EEA authorised to accept deposits through a branch in the UK
Banks incorporated in the EEA entitled to accept deposits through a branch in the UK
Banks authorised in the EEA entitled to establish branches in the UK but not to accept deposits in the UK


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