The following is a complete list of the 44 Lloyds Bank and Halifax branches that are closing.
Lloyds Banking Group has stated that 44 branches in England and Wales will be closed.
Customers were carrying out “substantially” less transactions at these sites, according to Lloyds, which announced the closure of 29 Lloyds Bank and 15 Halifax branches.
“We’ve also seen our digital banking customers expand by over four million in five years, to nearly 18 million, with 13.6 million choosing to be active app users,” said Vim Maru, retail director for Lloyds Banking Group.
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“This implies that, like many other high-street businesses, we’ll have to adapt to a future in which branches will be used differently and visited less frequently.”
“We’ll keep investing in our high street presence, as we’re launching a new concept Bank of Scotland branch in Edinburgh this week, the first and only bank to open in the new St James Quarter.”
“Most importantly, we’ll continue to give our customers a choice in how they bank, with branches complementing telephone, online, and mobile banking, our video appointment services, our cashback through local shops program, our participation in the industry BankHUB cash initiative, and 11,500 post offices where they can bank and access cash.”
“The decision by Lloyds to further reduce its presence inside our communities is puzzling,” Unite national officer Caren Evans said.
“The closing of 44 more bank branches will deprive our communities of critical services like cash availability and highly skilled staff.”
“A local ATM isn’t a good substitute for a staffed bank branch.”
“Lloyds has spent a lot of money in recent years to promote its theme of ‘Helping Britain Recover.’ Unite gravely questions how this choice to withdraw from local communities spreads this message at a time when customers will need the financial services sector’s assistance more than ever.
“Unite does not consider the bank branch network to be a throwaway commodity, and the union feels the network has value far beyond its immediate commercial utility. Unite wants Lloyds Banking Group to invest in its branch network and commit to being a significant presence in our communities.”
Lloyds said of the closures announced on Wednesday that more than. Summary ends.