Yorkshire Bank is a trading name of Clydesdale Bank plc, which is a subsidiary of National Australia Bank Group. With 12.9 million customers National Australia Bank Group (NAB) is one of the world’s top financial services companies.
NAB is organised around regional businesses in Australia, Asia, the United Kingdom and New Zealand. These regions include the retail bank brands, National Australia Bank (opens in new window) in Australia, Bank of New Zealand (opens in new window), and Clydesdale Bank (opens in a new window) and Yorkshire Bank in the UK.
Yorkshire Bank was founded in 1859 in Halifax, West Yorkshire by Colonel Edward Akroyd. Today, with its head office in Leeds, the Bank has more than 180 branches and 22 Business & Private Banking Centres in the North of England and the Midlands.
Clydesdale Bank (opens in new window) was established in 1838 in Glasgow and has a proud history of innovation and support for Scottish industry and communities. With over 140 retail branches and a network of Business & Private Banking Centres, Clydesdale is one of Scotland's largest banks. Clydesdale also has a presence in the South of England with its Business & Private Banking Centres, offering customers a highly integrated business and private banking service.