Genuine Bank of England banknotes retain their face value for all time and can be exchanged at the Bank of England in London. Banknotes of this type can be exchanged either by post or in person. This service is free of charge.
For further information on exchanging withdrawn banknotes, click on the appropriate link below:
To exchange your banknotes in person please bring them to the following address:
Bank of England
London, EC2R 8AH
Counter opening hours: Monday to Friday: 9:00am - 3:00pm - Closed weekends & Bank Holidays
How to get here