Coutts Bank

If we carry on walking down the Strand away from Charing Cross station, we soon see, on the north side of the street, the imposing sight of Coutts bank:

Dickens would probably be pleased to see that his old bank is still on the Strand, although it used to be on the other side of the street:

Thomas Coutts seems to have been an eccentric man, who preferred to dress scruffily and to hide his wealth, rather than display it:

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