Shareholder Information

If you require assistance with your shareholding or need to change your personal details or payment mandate details please contact the Santander Nominee Service by either writing to or by calling the Shareholder Helpline on 0871 384 2000*. You can also manage your shareholding online by signing up for the service at in the Shareholding Administration section.

For information regarding Santander Shareholder events and competitions please contact the Santander Shareholder Relations team by writing to

Banco Santander also has a website specifically for its shareholders in the UK. For more information visit: Here you can view information regarding your shareholding, including information on the Scrip Dividend Scheme, Annual General Meeting and much more.

Abbey and Alliance and Leicester Shares

The acquisition of Abbey National plc was effected by means of a scheme of arrangement under section 425 Companies Act 1985 on 12 November 2004. The ordinary shares in Abbey were cancelled and holders of the shares who were on the shareholders' register at 4.30pm on 12 November 2004 received one Banco Santander, S.A. share for each Company share.

On 10 October 2008, Alliance & Leicester plc became part of the Banco Santander, S.A. Group. Shares in Alliance & Leicester plc were cancelled and shareholders became entitled to one New Banco Santander, S.A share for every three Alliance & Leicester plc shares they held.

 For more information regarding these shares please visit

Preference Shares

The 10.375% and 8.625% Santander UK plc Sterling preference shares and Scottish Provident Loan Notes remain in issue. To find out more please see Santander UK plc Preference Shares and Loan Notes FAQ.

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