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A family business

since 1672

Our customers

share our values

Choosing who

you trust with your

banking is a very personal matter

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We are the United Kingdom's oldest, family owned private bank. We combine a modern approach to banking and technology with our traditional values. We aim to build long-term relationships with all our customers and to offer an exceptional and personalised service.
Offering multiple services and expertise under ‘one roof’ enables us to combine the delivery of these services, wherever possible, to make it convenient, consistent and efficient for our customers.

News & Events

  • Bank sign on buildingPlus ça change25th Feb 2016

    Ongoing concerns about the state of the global economy have once again come to the fore, resulting in turmoil in European banks. The financial crisis of 2008 exposed the vulnerable positions that banks had got themselves into; bad loans, complicated financial engineering...

  • And they’re off!24th Feb 2016

    On Thursday 23rd June, the nation will be asked: "Should the UK remain a member of the European Union (EU) or leave the European Union?" David Cameron fired the starting gun on campaigning last weekend as he returned from Brussels with an agreement from the EU to change c...

  • Bank of EnglandNot banking on rate rises10th Feb 2016

    Last week saw the Bank of England (BoE) give its latest missives on the UK economy.  The policy committee members continue to ponder the impact of a difficult global environment on the UK economy, an economy that is one of the most prone to the vagaries of other regions. ...

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