Three of the UK’s biggest brands will disappear from UK high streets by the end of 2010.
Abbey chief executive António Horta-Osório said: ‘The switch provides a single customer view that it is unique in UK banking. It will allow Santander to offer the full range of its products across its enlarged UK network. More importantly, it will allow the UK business to leverage the expertise and product developments from Santander’s global business.
Abbey will be the first Santander company to be rebranded, in June.
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