The Bank of England has advised “The Bank of England will be withdrawing legal tender status of the paper £5 note, featuring Elizabeth Fry, on 5 May 2017. We are encouraging anyone who still has paper £5 notes to spend them before the withdrawal date”
If you’re travelling to the UK after this date and for any reason have some 5 Pound paper notes, check out the below information issued by the Bank of England so that you can pre-plan to get value for your money:
At Exchange Now, we are only giving our clients new polymer 5 Pound notes – so please be confident that we are up to date with the changes. Contact a member of our team if you would like to chat further about this information.