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Four West Yorkshire TSB Branches To Close

The banks in Shipley, Todmorden, Normanton and Headingley will all shut next year.

Four of West Yorkshire's TSB branches will close next year, the bank has announced today.

The branch in Shipley will shut it's doors in November 2020, while the one in Todmorden will close in June. 

Meanwhile the TSB in Normanton will cease trading in May, and the branch in Headingley will shut in February.

The closures are all part of a nationwide 're-shaping' of TSB's branch network, which will see a total of 82 branches shutting their doors across the country.

TSB say the changes are necessary because they acquired a large network of branches from Lloyds Banking Group in 2013, and today many branches have low customer numbers and transactions are decreasing year on year.

They've based their decision on which branches to close on usage, proximity to alternative branches, the needs of vulnerable customers and the accessibility of alternative services like free to use ATMs and the Post Office.

Robin Bulloch, Customer Banking Director at TSB, said:

“We have made the difficult decision to close 82 branches, today announcing the locations. We will fully support customers through this transition. 

“We realise this is difficult news for our branch partners and will do everything to support those affected to offer voluntary redundancies and redeploy as many people as we can to other roles.”

TSB say they're be a range of support services offered to customers during the transition, including...

  • In-branch one-to-ones for customers that regularly use the impacted branches, to help them continue to perform day-today banking tasks in the local area.

  • New workshops in branch for personal and business customers to help build knowledge and confidence with digital banking, telephone banking and local Post Office services.

  • Our Telephone Banking service is available to customers and will be able to provide support and guidance in transitioning from closing branches.

  • Where TSB cannot provide the support that a customer needs we will help them to switch provider, where they wish to do so.

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