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We are the United Kingdom's oldest, independently 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.

Latest Videos

An Interview with Sir Thomas Hughes-Hallett
Annamaria Koerling - Managing your Wealth
Simon Barker discusses the bank's focus on Charities
Portfolios Under Management at the Bank
Changes in the Energy Sector
Active Portfolio Management at the Bank

News & Events

  • Financial Concept (www.thinkstock.co.uk)Economic Recovery is Still on Track22nd Oct 2014

    Last week saw a degree of market alarm across the world.  Recent weak economic data, deflation worries in Europe and a falling oil price sparked large swings in asset prices.  However, many of the movements have been disproportionate in our view and we continue to prefer...

  • Financial Timing in a down market (www.thinkstock.co.uk)Do Markets Have Further to Fall?15th Oct 2014

    Fears of renewed recession in Europe and slower growth in China have prompted an 8% fall in European equity markets since 19th September.

  • Old Books Background with Magnifier (www.thinkstock.co.uk)Manuscript of the Month15th Oct 2014

    Each month, the bank's archivist Pamela Hunter publishes an illustrated article which looks at a single item from our historical collections and the story behind it.

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