Lloyds, Halifax and Bank of Scotland to shut another 45 branches

Lloyds Banking Group, which includes Halifax and Bank of Scotland, is set to close a further 45 branches in 2024 - find out if a branch near you is closing.

A pedestrian walks past a branch of a Lloyds Bank, in central London
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More high-street banks are closing down their branches, with NatWest announcing another 19 closures and Lloyds Banking Group set to shut a further 45 branches in the spring, which includes Halifax and Bank of Scotland (BoS). 

Lloyds previously said it was axing 78 branches next year, meaning the latest announcement brings its total to 123 closures in 2024. With more customers moving to online banking, this year has already seen 623 branches close their doors, including Barclays and Santander

It may be worth switching banks - you could find one with a branch near you and earn up to  £200 for free by simply moving bank accounts

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The Lloyds Banking Group closures kick off from March 2024 onwards. Find out if a branch near you is set to shut down. 

Full list of branch closures for the Lloyds, Halifax and Bank of Scotland

Out of the 45 branches set to close, Halifax is saying goodbye to 22 branches, Lloyds will see 19 shop-fronts close, and four BoS branches will shut down. 

Here is the full list of the latest closures to be announced in 2024: 

Halifax closures

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LocationDate of closure
Lymington – High Street11 March
Macclesfield – Chestergate11 March
Barnet – High Street 12 March
Orpington – High Street12 March
Dereham – Church Street 14 March
Stamford – High Street14 March
Barry – Holton Road18 March
Dartford – High Street18 March
Penrith – Middlegate19 March
Diss – Market Place20 March
Stafford – Greengate Street8 April
Whitehaven – King Street9 April
Ilford – High Street15 April
Morley – Windsor Court 16 April
Daventry – High Street 17 April
Herne Bay – Mortimer Street17 April
Borehamwood – Shenley Road18 April
Spalding – Bridge Street18 April
Bridgwater – Fore Street23 April
New Milton – Station Road23 April
Dagenham – Heathway15 May
Hessle – The Square 15 August

Lloyds closures

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Location Date of closure
Orpington – High Street13 March
Dartford – High Street13 March
Macclesfield – Chestergate19 March
Spalding – Bridge Street20 March
Diss – Market Place21 March
Lymington – High Street28 March
Barnet – High Street 3 April
Whitehaven – King Street 3 April
Dereham – Church Street4 April
Barry – Holton Road4 April
Borehamwood – Shenley Road11 April
Bridgwater – Fore Street22 April
Daventry – High Street 30 April
Stamford – High Street 13 November
Stafford – Greengate Street 13 November
Herne Bay – Mortimer Street13 November
Penrith – Middlegate14 November
Ilford – High Street14 November
Morley – Windsor Court 14 November

Bank of Scotland closures

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LocationDate of closure
Glasgow – Byres Road21 March
Tarbert – Harbour Street29 April
Bowmore – Shore Street8 May
Helensburgh – Shore Road15 August

How to pay cash into a bank account

With an increasing number of bank branches closing, you might be wondering how to deposit money or cheques into your account. 

The good news is that more banking hubs are opening due to branch closures, with plans for another 61 hubs to open in the UK, including 17 by the end of 2023 and the remainder in 2024. There are currently only seven hubs open.

Banking hubs can be used to deposit or withdraw money. You can visit any banking hub regardless of which high-street bank you’re with. 

If there isn’t a banking hub near you yet, most customers can also do “everyday banking” at one of the 11,635 Post Office branches in the UK. 

Vaishali Varu

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