Some towns no longer have a bank or won’t have a bank by the end of the year. Latest figures published by Which? Say nearly 2,900 branches nationwide will have been lost between 2015 and the end of 2018. In the West Midlands alone 208 branches have or will be closed by the end of the year.
The banks say a significant drop in footfall makes many branches unviable. But many people are upset and feel their communities are being treated unfairly.
The people affected the most are local businesses who operate during business hours and need to deposit cash … Read more