Bank of England Press Release

PRESS RELEASE - Sale of Bank of England Banknote Printing Operations, 17 December.

The Court of Directors of the Bank of England has decided to contract out the Bank's printing operations at Debden, Essex, to a commercial company. That will enable the Bank to lower the costs of the supply of banknotes, while for staff it opens up the possibility of bringing in more work to Debden. After exploratory discussions with a number of companies the Bank has selected De La Rue plc. There is to be furth