BoE lays out blueprint for RTGS reboot

“Comprehensive rebuild” of current large-value payments platform will retain many core features while adding new resilience, access options, functionality and interoperability

Front of Bank of England London
The BoE is preparing for major upgrades to the RTGS system

The Bank of England has sketched plans for a revamped real-time gross settlement (RTGS) system, launching a consultation on September 16.

The central bank plans to undertake a "comprehensive rebuild" of the underlying technology, in the process retaining core functions and resilience, but designing a system it hopes will have the flexibility to keep up with the fast-moving payments market.

Broader access, higher resilience, improved interoperability with other systems and a wider range of

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact or view our subscription options here:

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact to find out more.

Sorry, our subscription options are not loading right now

Please try again later. Get in touch with our customer services team if this issue persists.

New to View our subscription options


Want to know what’s included in our free membership? Click here

This address will be used to create your account

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here