Barclays to close 57 branches in the UK in 2024/25

The bank will shut at least another 57 branches throughout 2024 and 2025. We have the full list of closures and your alternative options

High Street Bank Barclays
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High street giant Barclays has announced 57 more branches will be closed throughout 2024 and 2025 - adding to the 157 that shut in 2023. 

Barclays joins other big banks in closing branches this year, with Natwest and RBS set to axe 19, and Lloyds and Halifax shutting 45 branches. 

This might be a good time to consider switching to another bank - not only may you find a local branch near you, you could also earn a switching bonus. 

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Find out if a Barclays branch is closing near you this year. 

 

Out of the 57 closures, 43 branches will close in England, 10 in Wales, two in Scotland and two in Northern Ireland. 

Here is a full list of closures, and when you can expect them to shut their doors. 

England

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LocationDate of closure
Abingdon 15 February 2024
Barnard Castle 17 January 2025
Berwick-Upon-Tweed 14 February 2024
Beverley 21 March 2024
Bishop's Stortford 12 April 2024
Birmingham 18 April 2024
Borehamwood 21 February 2024
Burton-on-Trent 11 April 2024
Cannock 22 February 2024
Clacton-on-Sea 18 April 2024
Cobham 14 February 2024
Cockermouth 17 January 2025
Crouch End 1 March 2024
Dereham 15 February 2024
Eltham 16 February 2024
Ely 11 April 2024
Farnham 21 February 2024
Forest Gate 11 April 2024
Gateshead 15 March 2024
Grantham 17 April 2024
Grimsby 13 March 2024
Harleston 24 May 2024
Hexham 1 March 2024
Kirkby Stephen 12 April 2024
Lincoln 12 April 2024
London (North) 8 March 2024
London (South West) 12 April 2024
Mansfield 1 March 2024
Northallerton 14 March 2024
Penrith 17 April 2024
Pickering 17 January 2025
Poole 8 March 2024
Ramsgate 19 April 2024
Rayleigh 22 March 2024
Richmond 4 December 2024
Rochdale 18 April 2024
Ruislip 16 February 2024
Scunthorpe 20 March 2024
Sheringham 21 February 2024
Skipton 7 March 2024
South Woodford 23 February 2024
Wallasey 28 March 2024
Westbury-on-Trym 16 February 2024

Wales

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LocationDate of closure
Abergavenny 1 March 2024
Blackwood 22 March 2024
Bridgend 12 April 2024
Builth Wells 6 March 2024
Llanelli 22 February 2024
Neath 19 April 2024
Risca 17 May 2024
Tredegar 17 January 2025
Treorchy 26 April 2024
Ystrad Mynach 17 January 2025

Scotland 

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LocationDate of closure
Dundee15 March 2024
Perth 8 March 2024

Northern Ireland

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LocationDate of closure
Coleraine 23 February 2024
Newry 16 February 2024

Other ways to pay in cash/cheques if your bank branch is closing

You might be worried about depositing money into your bank account, with a rising number of bank closures on the high street. The good news is, there are some options. 

First off, you have the post office. If you want to deposit any money into your bank account or cash in cheques, this service is provided at the post office. 

You can use their branch finder to see if there is one near you, by entering your postcode, city or street name. 

Alternatively, you can visit a banking hub. Due to an increasing number of bank branch closures, there are plans to open banking hubs in the UK. For now, there are 31 hubs open across the UK. 

The service provided by the Post Office helps with personal banking, for example, cash withdrawals and paying-in cash, plus business banking and bill payments. 

See if there is a banking hub near you

Vaishali Varu

Vaishali graduated in journalism from Leeds University and she has experience working with the likes of Leicester Mercury, Inews and The Week. She also comes from a marketing background, where she has done copywriting and content creation for businesses. 

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