About Bank of Ireland UK

We provide simple, flexible, financial services to UK customers both directly and through partnerships with well-known UK brands.



The partnership story of Bank of Ireland UK.

  • November 2020 – Opening of the flagship Belfast City branch
  • April 2020 – Extension of long-term financial services partnership with the AA for an additional three years to at least 2028
  • September 2019 – Extension of long term financial services partnership with the Post Office to a minimum end of 2026
  • July 2019 – Northridge Finance signs exclusive agreement with Ssangyong Motors UK for motor finance
  • June 2019 – Sale of UK Credit Cards portfolio to Jaja Finance Limited
  • June 2019 – Inaugeral BOI UK wholesale funding transaction successfully raising £350 million of term funding
  • May 2019 – Ian McLaughlin announced as new Bank of Ireland UK Chief Executive Officer
  • April 2018 – Bank of Ireland UK and Post Office partnership widens its intermediary distribution and launches new mortgage propositions
  • September 2017 – Bank of Ireland UK strengthens its car and asset finance business with acquisition of Marshall Leasing Limited for £42.5 million
  • March 2017 – Launch of partnership with Alzheimer’s Society
  • August 2016 – Launch of the first ever AA Mortgage for AA members
  • June 2016 – Bank of Ireland for Intermediaries forms a new partnership with Tenet
  • February 2016 – Post Office Money launch personal loans supported by First Data
  • July 2015 – Bank of Ireland UK and the AA begin a long-term financial services partnership, to answer customers needs across a range of credit cards, unsecured personal loans, savings and mortgages.
  • July 2015 – Bank of Ireland for Intermediaries forms a new partnership with Intrinsic Financial Services, which will see its products offered across the UK mortgage market by an extra 3000 advisers.
  • April 2015 – Northridge Finance named Best Finance Product at the Motor Finance Europe Awards in Munich
  • March 2015 – Our intermediary mortgage business unveils a new partnership with the Openwork network, which will provide customers with further choice across the UK mortgage market.
  • February 2015 – Bank of Ireland for Intermediaries pilot extended to appointed representatives of First Complete, part of LSL Group
  • December 2014 – Launch of Bank of Ireland for Intermediaries pilot in Great Britain, through three estate agencies within the LSL Group
  • April 2014 – new intermediary mortgage distribution partnership with Legal & General launched under the Post Office brand
  • 2013 – Post Office Current Account pilot launched in East Anglia
  • 2012 – Post Office partnership renewed until 2023
  • 2009 – Bank of Ireland UK plc is incorporated and is established as a separate legal entity
  • 2007 – Joint Venture partnership with the Post Office is extended to 2020
  • 2003 – Partnership with Post Office is established
  • 2002 – Foreign currency joint venture formed with the Post Office
  • 1997 – Bank of Ireland acquires Bristol & West
  • 1971 – Bank of Ireland opened its first branch in Great Britain at Shepherd’s Bush, London
  • 1825 – Bank of Ireland opens its first branches in Belfast, Derry/Londonderry and Newry