Lloyds Banking Group has introduced it’ll shut 66 branches this winter.
Between October and January, 48 Lloyds Financial institution branches and 18 Halifax branches will shut – the most recent in a broad development of massive banks quitting the excessive avenue.
It comes simply two months after the lender introduced plans to close 28 branches between August and November.
Russell Galley, director of shopper relationships at Lloyds Banking Group mentioned: “Our clients have extra selection than ever in how they financial institution with us.
“As our clients do extra on-line, visits to some branches have fallen by as a lot as 85% over the past 5 years.
“Alongside our digital, on-line and phone providers, we’ll proceed to spend money on our branches, however they have to be in the suitable locations, the place they’re well-used.”
Lloyds mentioned there might be no obligatory or voluntary redundancies, with employees capable of transfer to different branches or one other a part of the enterprise.
Based on commerce union, Unite, greater than 5,000 financial institution and constructing society branches have closed since 2015.
However Lloyds insists it has 19.1 million on-line clients and 15.6 million app customers, displaying the growing recognition of digital banking.
It has additionally promised that the entire branches set to shut have not less than one free ATM inside half a mile, and a Submit Workplace inside 1.1 miles.
As soon as all of the introduced closures are full, there might be 646 Lloyds Financial institution, 510 Halifax and 165 Financial institution of Scotland branches remaining.
The branches on account of shut between October and January are:
Lloyds, Catterick Garrison
Lloyds, Malvern Hyperlink
Lloyds, Palmers Inexperienced
Lloyds, Lytham St Annes
Lloyds, New Ollerton
Lloyds, Paternoster Sq, London
Lloyds, Earls Courtroom Rd, London
Lloyds, Leadenhall St, London
Lloyds, Barton upon Humber
Lloyds, Consumption, Sheffield
Lloyds, The Moor, Sheffield
Lloyds, Tilehurst, Studying
Lloyds, New Romney
Lloyds, Edgbaston, Birmingham
Lloyds, Weoley Fortress, Birmingham
Lloyds, Edgware Rd, Paddington, London
Lloyds, Notting Hill Gate, London
Lloyds, West Wickham
Lloyds, Wootton Bassett
Lloyds, Cleobury Mortimer
Lloyds, Bishop’s Waltham
Lloyds, Llandrindod Wells
Halifax, Excessive Holborn, London
Halifax, Tottenham Ct Rd, London