1 000 GBP in 5£ Denominations.
The new fiver is printed on polymer – a thin and flexible plastic material. It’s around 15% smaller than the paper £5 note. The polymer £5 note, with the portrait of Sir Winston Churchill on the back, is the lowest denomination in value and smallest in size (approx. 125mm x 65mm).
Polymer £5 note was issued on 13 September 2016. Paper £5 notes valid until 5 May 2017.