Clydesdale Bank was established in 1838 in Glasgow. The bank has a history of innovation and support for Scottish industry and communities. With over 120 retail branches and a network of business and private banking centres, Clydesdale is one of Scotland's largest banks.
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 150 branches, plus 22 business and private banking centres in the north of England and the Midlands.