Bank of England

Threadneedle Street
London EC2R 8AH
United Kingdom

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Telephone +44 20 7601 4444  (Switchboard) +44 20 7601 4878  (General Public Enquiries) +44 20 7601 4411  (Press Office)
Fax +44 20 7601 4771  (Switchboard)
Email [email protected]
Website www.bankofengland.co.uk
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Brief History

Founded in 1694 to raise funds for the government, thereafter the Bank gradually assumed the role of the nation's central bank. I