Global locations

Westpac in the United Kingdom

About Westpac in the United Kingdom

Our representative office in London first opened in 1853, and is the oldest surviving foreign bank in the UK. Westpac now operates in London as part of the Westpac Institutional Bank division, with a branch, Westpac Banking Corporation London Branch (WBCLB) and a UK bank subsidiary, Westpac Europe Limited (WEL).

Premium banking

Westpac is very proud to have a Premium team dedicated to assisting clients in the UK and Europe. The team can service both migrant and expatriate customers, including arranging a bank account before clients arrive in Australia.

Corporate and institutional banking

Westpac Institutional Bank services the financial needs of corporate, institutional and government clients that are based, or have interests, in Australia and New Zealand.

WEL Regulatory Disclosures

Westpac Europe Limited is a company registered in England (number 05660023) and is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority.