The Santander Company
Santander UK plc is one of the United Kingdom's leading personal
financial services companies and one of the largest providers of
mortgages and savings in the UK.
acquired Abbey in 2004. In September 2008, Santander acquired Bradford
& Bingley’s savings and branch network and in October
2008, Santander acquired Alliance & Leicester. Both acquisitions
were part of their growth strategy in the United Kingdom and will
help them achieve their goal - to become the best commercial bank
in the United Kingdom.
11 January 2010 Abbey and the savings business of Bradford &
Bingley became known as Santander. On the 28th May 2010 Alliance & Leicester's business also transferred to Santander. The move delivers a significant
advantage for customers as they can now use any of 1,000 Santander
branches, rising to over 1,300 by the end of 2010.
Santander - +44 (0)870 607 6000