Coutts joins Post Office Banking Framework

Private bank and wealth managers Coutts has joined the UK Post Office Banking Framework. This will allow Coutts’ customers to do use the Post Office’s banking services that include making cash withdrawals, making deposits and paying in cheques.

Coutts is now the 30th financial institution to enter the Post Office Banking Network. Thanks to joining the network Coutts’ customers will now have around 22,500 locations to do their banking that include NatWest/RBS, ATMs and the 11,500 Post Offices around the UK.

Martin Kearsley, Banking Director at the Post Office, said: “Post Office and Coutts have both been in business for well over 300 years and we’re delighted their customers can now do their everyday banking at our 11,500 branches. With 6,000 of our branches being in rural areas, many open longer hours and at weekends, we’re ideally placed to provide a convenient, personable and secure service for their customers.”

James Clarry, Chief Operating Officer, Coutts, said: “We know that our clients value both personal service and choice. Whilst an increasing number of our clients are using our award-winning digital services, many continue to prefer the ability to engage face-to-face in their own communities. That is why we are delighted to have joined the Post Office’s Banking Framework – to ensure we continue to be as accessible as possible for our clients, in ways that suit them best. It is with great pleasure that we can connect two iconic British institutions, Coutts and the Post Office, to extend our services into over 22,000 locations in the UK.”