Top Largest Banks in UK

The top largest banks in the UK are RBS, HSBC UK, Barclays, Lloyds TSB, among others.

The Royal Bank of Scotland plc (RBS) is one of the retail banking subsidiaries of the Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc, and together with NatWest and Ulster Bank, provides banking facilities throughout the British Isles. RBS is ranked as the biggest bank in the United Kingdom and the fourth largest in the world, according to The Banker Magazine Top 1000 World Banks ranking for 2010. RBS retained a top position in 2008 and NatWest was again joint second for customer satisfaction amongst main high street banks.

HSBC is one of the largest banking and financial services organizations in the world. The bank has offices in countries and territories across Europe, the Asia-Pacific region, North, Central and South America, the Middle East and Africa. It is listed on the London, Hong Kong, New York and Paris stock exchanges. HSBC's commitment to sustainability was recognized by the Sunday Times in June 2010 when it was listed in the Best Green Companies List.

In UK, Barclays has the largest network of ATMs in the country. It is the first bank in the UK to announce a mass roll-out of contactless-enabled debit cards. It is also the first bank in the UK to give its Local Business customers access to an online service that checks supplier credit ratings. Barclays UK Retail Banking is one of Britain’s leading retail banks, providing a wide range of products and financial services.

Lloyds TSB has one of the biggest banking networks in the UK. In 1995, the merger between TSB and Lloyds Bank formed Lloyds TSB Group plc, one of the largest forces in domestic banking. Lloyds TSB Bank plc and Lloyds TSB Scotland plc are authorized and regulated by the Financial Services Authority.

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