NatWest, Lloyds, Halifax and Bank of Scotland announce 36 closures

NatWest, Lloyds, Halifax and Bank of Scotland announce 36 more branch closures – check if yours is on the list

NatWest, Lloyds, Halifax, and the Bank of Scotland has announced 36 more branches are to close down.

The closures of the branches from four of Britain’s biggest banks stretch across the country from the Isle of Arran, in Scotland, to Penzance in Cornwall. 

Lloyds has taken the largest hit with 18 branches shutting their doors, 15 Halifax banks will close, two at Bank of Scotland, while NatWest has announced one closure, with the closures beginning in 2024, reported The Mirror. 

NatWest previously said its ‘customers are shifting to mobile and online banking, because it’s faster and easier for people to manage their financial lives’. 

In a previous statement, the bank spokesperson said: ‘We understand and recognise that digital solutions aren’t right for everyone or every situation, and that when we close branches we have to make sure that no one is left behind.

NatWest is shut down one branch having seen a ‘dramatic change’ in the way people bank as more customers go online

Halifax has announced 15 of its banks will close down from the start of 2024 including in Leeds and Penzance, in Cornwall 

‘We take our responsibility seriously to support the people who face challenges in moving online, so we are investing to provide them with support and alternatives that work for them.’

Lloyds Banking Group also said customers are moving towards digital banking. 

The full list of closures and the dates they will close are listed below

Bank of Scotland 

Isle of Arran – January 31 

Millport, Scotland – February 20 


Batley – June 24 

Bicester – February 7 

Bodmin – June 20 

Cleckheaton – January 1 

Gosforth – January 8 

Hailsham – February 19 

Hatfield – June 25 

Leeds – Januar 9 

Penzance – February 20 

Sheldon – April 22 

Stourbridge – January 10 

Uckfield – February 1 

Aberdeen – January 11 

Edinburgh – February 26 

Glasgow – February 5 

Lloyds Banking Group has announced the most closures with 18 branches set to close their doors for good 

The Bank of Scotland will close two branches with the first coming on January 31 in 2024


Batley – June 24 

Bexhill-on-Sea – February 6 

Bodmin – June 20 

Burgess Hill – February 12 

Cradley Heath – February 8 

Gateshead – January 9 

Hailsham – February 19 

Haverhill – June 25 

Hertford – February 12 

Llantwit Major – February 8 

Withington – January 9 

Nailsea – February 2 

Portishead – September 9 

Royston – June 17 

Saffron Walden – February 2 

Seaham – June 19 

Stretford – March 12 

Uckfield – February 1 


Princes Street, London – August 29 

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