Barclays announces closure plans for 14 more banks this year

Barclays is ready to shut 14 extra banks over the approaching months it has been revealed at present.

The key excessive avenue financial institution will shut 11 of its websites in England an additional two in Wales and one in Scotland.

Nearly all of the closures will occur in October – with the remainder shutting their doorways in November and December.

Banks in Cardiff, Salford, Norwich and Dumfries are amongst these affected.

The financial institution has already introduced greater than 60 closures this 12 months, following within the footsteps of a number of different main firms, together with NatWest, Lloyds Banking Group and Halifax.

It comes as excessive avenue banks shift additional to banking on-line and thru apps.

The most recent variety of closures comes after the London-based banking agency introduced it might be shutting no less than 142 branches over the subsequent two years.

Equally, Lloyds introduced it might be closing no less than 84 banks by 2024, whereas NatWest stated it had scheduled 14- closures.

Halifax may also shut 47 branches whereas Santander will shut 5. Financial institution of Scotland stated it is going to shut 21 branches whereas RBS will shut 4.

The closures have been deemed controversial by some who argue that many, notably the aged, nonetheless depend on in-person companies and that closures will make it harder for these individuals to entry monetary companies.

Individuals ought to nonetheless be capable to perform primary banking duties by way of native Publish Workplace’s – however this doesn’t embrace opening new financial institution accounts, taking out loans or mortgages.

Most banks may also provide cell banking companies the place a financial institution brings a bus to a neighborhood space and offers companies which might be normally out there at a department.

The Barclays Financial institution to be closed are:

Chapel Avenue, Easingwold – 13/10/23
24 Market Place, Thirsk – 25/10/23 23
Yorkersgate, Malton – 19/10/23
The Twyn, Caerphilly – 13/10/23
42 Wellfield Highway, Roath Park, Cardiff – 20/10/23
16 Excessive Avenue North, Dunstable – 13/10/23
2 Market Sq., Leighton Buzzard – 18/10/23
Unit 33, Arcades Procuring Centre, Ashton-under-Lyne – 13/10/23
Unit 2 Blue, Media Metropolis UK, Salford – 20/10/23
Station Highway, Hoveton, Norwich – 01/12/23
3 St James Courtroom, Whitefriars, Norwich – 27/10/23
3 Fortress Avenue, Dumfries – 13/10/23
28 Station Highway, Cuffley, Potters Bar – 13/10/23
51 Excessive Avenue, Hoddesdon – 17/11/23

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