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NatWest and Royal Bank of Scotland announce 32 UK bank closures – full list

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Natwest has announced it is going to close 32 branches across the UK amid a move towards increased online banking.

The bank said the sites, overwhelmingly in England, would close but did not say when.

The list includes the Royal Bank of Scotland branch in NatWest’s headquarters in Bishopsgate, in the heart of the City of London.

NatWest said 21 of the closures would be NatWest branches, and 11 of them RBS.

Most staff will be moved to other branches, but 12 jobs will be at risk.

All of the branches are in England apart from RBS’s Cardiff City branch. Others include sites in Billericay in Essex, Leeds, Manchester and several in London.

NatWest issue statement on bank closures in the UK

“As with many industries, most of our customers are shifting to mobile and online banking, because it’s faster and easier for people to manage their financial lives,” the bank said.

“We understand and recognise that digital solutions aren’t right for everyone or every situation, and that when we close branches we have to make sure that no-one is left behind.

“We take our responsibility seriously to support the people who face challenges in moving online, so we are investing to provide them with support and alternatives that work for them.”

Full list of NatWest bank closures

Billericay, Essex

Borehamwood, Hertfordshire

Bulwell & Hucknall, Nottinghamshire

Chelsea, Greater London

Gillingham, Kent

Gosforth, Tyne and Wear

Headingley, West Yorkshire

Hull University, East Yorkshire

Leatherhead, Surrey

Leeds Victoria, West Yorkshire

Manchester Spinningfields Square, Greater Manchester

Marlow, Buckinghamshire

Nottingham City, Nottinghamshire

Piccadilly & New Bond Street, Greater London

Ruislip, north-west London

South Woodford, east London

Swanley, Kent

Tavistock Square, central London

Twickenham, west London

Windsor & Eton, Berkshire

Derby Crompton House, Derbyshire

Full list of Royal Bank of Scotland closures

Bishopsgate, City of London

Cardiff City, Wales

Chelmsford, Essex

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Harrow, north London

Leeds Park Row, West Yorkshire

Leicester Market Street, Leicestershire

London Child & Co

Nottingham City Office, Nottinghamshire

Southampton High Street, Hampshire

Wilmslow, Cheshire

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