In 2022, we saw many banks across south London permanently close their doors.
The closures were announced as more people turned to online and mobile banking, according to an analysis by Which?
HSBC alone lost 69 bank branches across the UK in 2022- it had already shut 82 branches in 2021.
A total of seven of those were in south London. August saw the most closures with five banks closing their doors.
These were in Eltham, Sidcup, Penge and Peckham.
We used data from LINK, which shows the banks that publicly announced their closure within the year.
So, here’s the list of banks we lost across south London in 2022:
HSBC, Peckham (August 2, 2022): Rye Lane, SE15 5ET
HSBC, Sidcup (August 9, 2022): High Street, DA14 6DN
HSBC, Eltham (August 18, 2022): High Street, SE9 1TD
Barclays, Sidcup (August 10, 2022): High Street, DA14 6DH
Halifax, Penge (August 10, 2022): High Street, SE20 7DS
HSBC, New Malden (September 1, 2022): High Street, KT3 4HD
HSBC, Beckenham (September 8, 2022): High Street, BR3 1BX
HSBC, Wandsworth (September 27, 2022): High Street, SW18 2PT
Halifax, Mitcham (November 22, 2022): Majestic Way, CR4 2JS
Lloyds, Purley (November 23, 2022): Brighton Road, CR8 2LP
Barclays, East Dulwich (December 2, 2022): Lordship Lane, SE22 8HQ
Lloyds, West Wickham (December 12, 2022): High Street, BR4 0NR