All Royal Bank of Scotland and Ulster banknotes (as with all Scottish and Northern Irish banknotes) remain legal currency, will not be withdrawn from circulation in the same way as the Bank of England notes, and have no end date for acceptance.
Can you pay Scottish notes into an English bank?
Can You Spend Scottish Money in England? The shortest of answers is yes, but no business is legally obliged to accept your money. In England, no business is legally forced to accept banknotes printed by the Scottish and Northern Irish banks.
Are Scottish pounds accepted in England?
Basically you can spend Scottish & Irish money anywhere in the UK as it is a legal tender denominated and backed by sterling the currency the bank of England notes are issued in.
Can I use Scottish notes in Tesco?
Do you accept Scottish and Irish banknotes in all your UK stores? Yes. We’re happy to accept all Sterling banknotes in our stores.
Which Scottish notes are out of circulation?
Bank of Scotland and Royal Bank of Scotland have also issued new polymer £50 notes. Both of these issuers, as well as Clydesdale Bank, will withdraw their paper £20 and £50 banknotes on the same date as the Bank of England, i.e September 30, 2022.
Can I exchange old notes at any bank?
If you have a UK bank account, the simplest and quickest way to exchange your notes will normally be to deposit them with your bank. The Post Office Opens in a new window may also accept withdrawn notes as payment for goods and services, or as a deposit into any bank account you can access with them.
Will Lloyds bank accept Scottish notes?
Scottish notes are Pound Sterling, and if you’re a customer of ours, you’ll be able to deposit these in branch.
Do Sainsburys accept Scottish notes?
LPT: Sainsbury’s self-service checkouts accept Scottish/Northern Irish money.
Do Morrisons accept Scottish notes?
Morrisons insisted that “unfortunately, it is no longer a requirement to accept Scottish or Northern Irish notes” but that “some of our stores still take them”.
Do Barclays accept Scottish notes?
English banks (Barclays, Nat West) don’t normally have Scottish notes in their atm’s. In London, I find stores such as M&S accept them, the manned ticket office will probably accept them but the machines may not.
Does the post office accept Scottish notes?
Yes. The Post Office will continue to accept pay ins of Scottish paper banknotes.
Do supermarkets accept Scottish notes?
Unsurprisingly, the supermarket itself have no problem taking the notes at the checkouts.
Can I use English notes in Scotland?
The answer is… of course you can! Our Scottish currency is the British Pound (GBP) and all notes that say “Pound Sterling” are accepted. Both Scottish and English notes are widely used in Scotland. We use the same coins in Scotland and England, so they are fine too.
Why is the Queen not on Scottish notes?
Why is it that Scottish bank notes do not? This is a variant on the proposition that all ancient and immutable traditions are Victorian inventions.
Do banks accept old 20 notes Scotland?
Anyone who misses the date for spending or depositing the old paper £20 note won’t lose out. Even after the old £20 notes have been withdrawn from circulation, the Post Office will accept withdrawn notes as a deposit into any bank account.
Are Scottish 1 notes still in circulation?
The £1 note is currently the smallest denomination of banknote issued by The Royal Bank of Scotland. The bank ceased regular production of £1 notes in 2001; the denomination is still in circulation although rarely seen in cash transactions since about 2006.
Are old Bank of Scotland notes still valid?
Instead the Scottish banks withdraw old notes from circulation as they are banked. Any notes still in circulation continue to be honoured by banks, but retailers may refuse to accept older notes.