Bank closures hit 60 a month
BANKS and building societies are closing nearly 60 branches per month, according to Which?
Between the start of 2015 and the end of 2018, 2,868 branches have shut or are scheduled to do so.
The consumer group said Natwest have axed 638, followed by HSBC’S 440 and 366 for Lloyds.
Which? money expert Gareth Shaw said: “Bank branch closures are happening at an alarming rate – stripping customers of services they need.”