Lloyds Bank and Halifax will close 48 branches, putting 178 jobs at-risk

Lloyds Banking Group announced today that it will close 48 more branches due to declining customer visits.

According to the Unite union, closing 41 Lloyds Bank branches and seven Halifax branches could result in 178 job losses.

Vim Maru is the retail director at Lloyds Banking Group. He said that “Like many businesses, we have seen people use our branches less often in recent years and this decline continues.”

“Our branches are still a key part of how we service our customers, but we must ensure that the branch network is large enough to accommodate the increasing number of customers who want to use them.”

Sharon Graham, general secretary of Unite, stated that the announcement by Lloyds Banking Group to close 48 more branches of its bank branch is a betrayal of the communities as well as the staff who have supported this highly profitable business for many years.

“This sector must take their social responsibilities seriously, and not neglect their obligations to customers and employees.

Banks are abandoning people in their rush to close branches and forcing customers to withdraw cash to increase their mega-profits. This is a classic example where profits are more important than people.

Unite stated that it believes that the banking industry should be legally bound to ensure access to cash and branches.

This announcement will reduce the number of Lloyds Banking Group branch to 1,475, according to the union.

These branches will be closing:

Closing date for Brand Branch Name

Lloyds Amesbury 28/02/2022

Lloyds Atherton 02/03/2022

Lloyds Attleborough 16/03/2022

Lloyds Balham 22/02/2022

Lloyds Berkhamsted 09/03/2022

Lloyds Birmingham Cotteridge 02/03/2022

Lloyds Birmingham Springfield 16/02/2022

Halifax Bristol Whiteladies 01/02/2022

Lloyds Brockworth 07/03/2022

Lloyds Cambridge Cattle Market 24/02/2022

Halifax Christchurch 01/02/2022

Lloyds Coleford 15/03/2022

Halifax Consett 03/03/2022

Lloyds Crewkerne 07/03/2022

Lloyds Darwen 08/02/2022

Lloyds Dorking 17/03/2022

Lloyds Earlestown 10/03/2022

Halifax East Grinstead 14/03/2022

Lloyds Garston 03/02/2022

Lloyds Great Bridge 17/02/2022

Lloyds Harpenden 23/02/2022

Lloyds Hatfield 01/03/2022

Lloyds Hull Holderness Rd 10/02/2022

Lloyds Kings Cross 03/02/2022

Lloyds Kirkby-in-Ashfield 07/02/2022

Lloyds Leagrave 15/02/2022

Lloyds Leatherhead 15/03/2022

Lloyds Maldon 15/02/2022

Lloyds Melksham 15/02/2022

Lloyds Muswell Hill 31/01/2022

Lloyds New Malden 14/02/2022

Lloyds Oxted 07/03/2022

Lloyds Penarth 09/02/2022

Lloyds Ponteland 08/02/2022

Halifax Portsmouth North End 22/02/2022

Lloyds Portsmouth North End 21/02/2022

Lloyds Prescot 28/02/2022

Lloyds Runcorn 01/03/2022

Lloyds Seaford 17/03/2022

Halifax Sevenoaks 24/02/2022

Lloyds South Kensington 31/01/2022

Lloyds Southampton Hythe 07/02/2022

Lloyds St Marys Isle of Scilly 25/04/2022

Lloyds Sydenham 21/02/2022 Halifax Tewkesbury 02/02/2022

Lloyds Tutbury 14/03/2022

Lloyds Windsor 08/03/2022

Lloyds Worthing George V Ave 02/02/2022

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