History in 100 objects

Our unique story told through 100 items in our heritage collections

Explore the history 100

The NatWest Group History 100 tells the stories of specific events, changes and actions in our history. You can also follow an overview of the NatWest Group story.

You can discover more about our archives and how NatWest Group History 100 came about.

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Ten items revealing how - as our customers have changed over the centuries - we have changed to meet their developing needs.

Ten items showing how we have supported our customers as they built aspects of our modern world.

Ten objects showing how we have worked over the centuries to be open and fair towards customers, shareholders and the wider community.

Ten items representing decisive moments in the history of NatWest Group or of British banking as a whole.

Ten objects illuminating the working lives of bank staff, from the earliest clerks to our modern diverse workforce.

Ten objects showing how the horizons of bankers, communities and customers have developed from local to global over the centuries.

Ten objects highlighting some of the ways that banks have expressed their public identity over the centuries.

Ten objects exploring how NatWest Group and its past and present constituent banks have coped with times of danger and upheaval in history.

Ten items exploring the community lives of bank workers over the centuries.

Ten objects showing how we have worked over the centuries to go further and do better for our customers.