The sixth biggest bank in the UK and the second largest provider of mortgages and savings in the UK. In 2004 it was bought by the Santander group, which is the biggest financial services group in the Eurozone. The bank was rebranded as Santander in January 2010 forming Santander UK.
Abbey offers mortgages, loans, current accounts, savings, and home insurance. Investments and business banking are all available. They offer life insurance through Scottish Provident, and have a specialist bank for high net worth individuals through Cater Allan Bank and James Hay.