October 5, 2017 / 7:44 AM / in a year

Bank of England contracts suppliers for next 20-pound banknote

LONDON (Reuters) - The Bank of England said on Thursday it had contracted CCL Secure Ltd and De La Rue Plc (DLAR.L) to supply the next 20-pound bank note, to be issued in 2020.

FILE PHOTO - A man talks on a mobile phone as people walk past the Bank of England, in London, Britain September 21, 2017. REUTERS/Mary Turner

Supply of the polymer will commence in 2018, the BoE said in a statement.

CCL Secure already produce polymer for the BoE’s current five- and 10-pound banknotes, while De La Rue prints BoE notes at its facility in Debden, south east England.

Reporting by Andy Bruce, editing by Estelle Shirbon

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