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Independent British banks

The table shows the main independent British banks. The list is quite short as British banking has been highly consolidated since the early 20th century. Unlike some other major economies, the UK does not have a major stratum of independent local banks.

Bank Headquarters Assets (£m) Assets ($m)
HSBC Bank London 662,710 1,267,777
Royal Bank of Scotland Edinburgh 583,467 1,124,108
Barclays Bank London 522,089 1,005,857
HBOS Edinburgh 442,881 853,255
Lloyds TSB London 279,843 539,146
Standard Chartered London 73,543 141,688
Alliance & Leicester Leicester 49,967 96,266
Northern Rock Newcastle upon Tyne 42,790 82,439
Co-operative Bank Manchester 39,000 71,327
Bradford & Bingley Bingley 35,458 68,313

Note: Assets listed as as of December 31, 2004, and are listed in millions of pounds sterling and U.S. dollars.

There are however a small number of independent specialist or local banks. There are all just a small fraction of the size of the smallest of the banks in the table above: Airdrie Savings Bank, C. Hoare & Co, Close Brothers Group, Julian Hodge Bank, N M Rothschild & Sons. There is also a government-run savings bank called National Savings and Investments.

The other main class of consumer financial service organisation in the United Kingdom is the building society, but the building society sector is much smaller than it used to be as most major building societies demutualised in the 1980s and 1990s. Halifax (now part of HBOS) and Abbey National (now foreign owned) were the two largest building societies. Of the banks listed in the table above, Alliance & Leicester, Northern Rock and Bradford & Bingley are former building societies. Several other building societies were taken over after they demutualised. See the building society article for a list of the largest remaining building societies. Only the Nationwide is large enough to appear in the table above if it were a bank.

Other British banking brands owned by British companies

British banking brands owned by foreign banks

Foreign banks in the United Kingdom

Overseas consumer banking brands which are available in the UK. Virtually all of the world's leading banks have investment and commercial banking offices in the City of London.

Banks incorporated outside the EEA authorised to accept deposits through a branch in the United Kingdom

Banks incorporated in the EEA entitled to accept deposits through a branch in the United Kingdom

  • ABN Amro Mellon Global Securities Services BV
  • ABN AMRO Bank NV
  • Allfunds Bank SA
  • Allied Irish Bank plc
  • Alpha Bank AE
  • Anglo Irish Bank Corporation plc
  • Banca di Roma SpA
  • Banca d'Intermediazione Mobiliare IMI SpA
  • Banca March SA
  • Banca Monte Dei Paschi Di Siena SpA
  • Banca Nazionale del Lavoro SpA
  • Banca Popolare di Lodi
  • Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA
  • Banco de Sabadell
  • Banco Espírito Santo SA
  • Banco Itau Europa
  • Banco Popolare di Verona & Novara
  • Banco Santander SA
  • Banco Santander Totta SA
  • Bank Insinger de Beaufort NV
  • Bank of Cyprus Public Company Ltd
  • Bank of Ireland, The
  • Bank of Scotland (Ireland) Ltd
  • Banque AIG
  • Banque Transatlantique SA
  • Bayerische Hypo-Und Vereinsbank AG
  • Bayerische Landesbank
  • BLOM BANK France
  • BNP Paribas
  • BNP Paribas Private Bank
  • BNP Paribas Securities Services
  • Byblos Bank Europe SA
  • Caixa Geral de Depósitos SA
  • Caja de Ahorros del Mediterraneo
  • Calyon Natixis
  • Commerzbank AG
  • Confederacion Espanola de Cajas de Ahorros
  • Crédit Agricole SA
  • Crédit Industriel et Commercial Piraeus Bank SA
  • Crédit Lyonnais
  • Danske Bank A/S
  • Deutsche Bank AG
  • Deutsche Postbank AG
  • Dexia Bank Belgium SA
  • Dexia Banque Internationale à Luxembourg SA
  • Dexia Credit Local SA (Dexia Public Finance Bank SA)
  • DnB NOR Bank ASA Svenska Handelsbanken AB (PUBL)
  • Dresdner Bank AG Sygma Banque
  • DZ Bank AG, Deutsche Zentral-Genossenschaftsbank
  • EFG Eurobank Ergasias AE
  • Emporiki Bank of Greece SA
  • Erste Bank der Oesterreichischen Sparkassen AG
  • Eurohypo AG
  • FIMAT International Banque
  • Fortis Bank SA/NV
  • GE Corporate Finance Bank SAS
  • Glitnir Banki hf
  • HSH Nordbank AG
  • Hypo Public Finance Bank
  • Hypo Real Estate Bank International AG
  • ING Direct NV
  • ING Bank NV
  • Intesa Sanpaolo SpA
  • Irish Nationwide Building Society
  • IXIS Corporate & Investment Bank
  • Jyske Bank A/S
  • Kas Bank NV
  • KBC Bank NV
  • Landesbank Baden-Württemberg
  • Landesbank Berlin Girozentrale
  • Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen Girozentrale
  • Landsbanki Islands hf
  • Lehman Brothers Bankhaus AG
  • Marfin Popular Bank Public Company Ltd
  • Merrill Lynch International Bank Limited
  • National Bank of Greece SA
  • Norddeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale
  • Nordea Bank Finland plc
  • Rabobank International (Coöperatieve Centrale Raiffeisen-Boerenleenbank Ba)
  • Raiffeisen Zentralbank Osterreich AG
  • SEB AG
  • Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (PUBL)
  • Société Générale
  • State Street Bank GmbH
  • TD Waterhouse Bank NV
  • Triodosbank NV
  • Ulster Bank Ireland Ltd
  • Ukio Bankas AB
  • UniCredito Italiano SpA
  • Westdeutsche ImmobilienBank AG
  • Western Union International Bank GmbH
  • WestLB AG

Foreign banks incorporated in the United Kingdom

  • Bank of New York Europe
  • Bank of Philippine Islands (Europe)
  • Citibank International
  • Credit Suisse International
  • Credit Suisse (UK)
  • DB UK Bank
  • ICICI Bank UK
  • JP Morgan Europe
  • JP Morgan International Bank
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International
  • Mizuho International
  • Philippine National Bank (Europe)
  • United National Bank

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