Royal Bank of Scotland

We are the Royal Bank for Scotland.


Royal Bank of Scotland has paved the way in banking since it was established. From the world’s first overdraft, and the first house purchase loan by a UK bank, to the first fully-fledged internet banking service, the bank has a history of making life easier for its customers. The bank is committed to serving communities and putting the interests of customers first. It's with its customers everyday for all the things that matter. Royal Bank of  Scotland serves 3.3m personal customers.



Royal Bank of Scotland was established in Edinburgh in 1727. In the three centuries that followed it played an instrumental role in supporting Scotland’s economic and industrial development:


Opened its first Glasgow branch.


Began opening a network of branches in communities around Scotland.


Launched first mobile bank, serving remote communities including the Isle of Lewis.


Offered first house purchase loan by a UK bank.


Created world’s first fully-functional banking app.


Issued its first fully polymer bank note.

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