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Lloyds Banking Group to close a further 66 branches from October - here's a full list, plus alternative options

Lloyds Banking Group has announced more bank branch closures with a further 66 outlets set to close across England, Northern Ireland, and Wales between October this year and February 2023. The closures consist of 48 Lloyds Bank branches and 18 Halifax outlets. 

The move follows an announcement from the banking group in May that 28 outlets would close between August and November this year. It also comes after the banking group's closure of 48 branches between January and April and an announcement in March that a further 60 branches would close between June and September.

Collectively, the four announcements mean customers will lose access to 133 Lloyds Bank branches, 50 Halifax outlets, and 19 Bank of Scotland branches by the end of January 2023. The banking group said visits to the latest 66 branches due to close have fallen by 60% on average in the past five years.

Lloyds Banking Group isn't alone though - Barclays is to close 55 branches by the end of the year, TSB closed 70 branches between April and June, and HSBC will close 69 branches between July and October.

Alternative ways to bank face-to-face with Lloyds

Lloyds Banking Group said customers of all branches set to close will have at least one free-to-use ATM within half a mile and a Post Office within 1.1 miles.

Here are some alternative ways to access face-to-face banking services if your local branch is closing:

Check if Lloyds' 'mobile branch' service is available in your area 

Lloyds Bank and Bank of Scotland both run a mobile branch service that enables customers in England, Scotland and Wales to access certain services in their local area at specific times and dates each month. You can check if a nearby town is covered on Lloyds's website or on Bank of Scotland's website

Some of the services available under the mobile branch service are:

  • Cash/cheque deposits.
  • Manage standing orders and direct debits.
  • Order foreign currency.
  • Pay bills.
  • Send money outside the UK.
  • Withdraw cash.

Some in limited areas may be able to speak to Lloyds staff in 'banking hubs'

This service is currently only available in Cambuslang near Glasgow and in Rochford, Essex. These hubs are open to customers of all major banks and you can use the service to: 

  • Get and return currency.
  • Pay cash in or take money out – including coins.
  • Pay in cheques and pay bills.

If you specifically want to speak to a Lloyds Banking Group representative, a community banker will be in the Cambuslang hub on Thursdays and in the Rochford hub on Tuesdays.

Separately, Lloyds Banking Group has a community manager available in the Scilly Isles every other Thursday, though this service will close at the end of September. 

You can access some Lloyds and Halifax services via the Post Office

Lloyds Banking Group customers can also access certain services from any of the Post Office's 11,500 branches. Use the Post Office's branch finder tool to locate your nearest. Services available include the following:

  • Cash/cheque deposits. 
  • Withdraw money. 
  • Check your balance. 

If you need branch access and your Lloyds Banking Group outlet is closing, consider switching

If you no longer want to stay with Lloyds Banking Group (or you don't have a Post Office close by), you might want to consider switching to a bank that does have a local branch nearby – although bear in mind there's no guarantee that too won't close. 

Banks with branches that currently have switching incentives include: 

  • Nationwide - get up to £125 for switching. Nationwide FlexDirect is offering existing customers £125 and newbies £100 (though there is a trick to get the full £125). You can't have had the bonus before and you must set up two or more direct debits to be eligible though there's no minimum pay-in. Nationwide has pledged to leave no town or city currently served by the building society without a branch until at least 2024. 

See our Best Bank Accounts guide for the full list of banks offering switching incentives.

Some may want to consider setting up online banking

Of course, if you want to switch to banking online or via an app, Bank of ScotlandHalifax and Lloyds have step-by-step guides on how to set up online and app banking.

Full list of Lloyds Banking Group's latest branch closures

The 66 Lloyds Bank and Halifax branches closing between October 2022 and February 2023

Bank brand Branch location Date of closure
Lloyds Aldridge, West Midlands  01/12/2022
Lloyds Axminster, Devon 02/11/2022
Lloyds Barton-on-Humber, Lincolnshire  02/11/2022
Lloyds Belper, Derbyshire  03/11/2022
Lloyds Billericay, Essex 10/11/2022
Lloyds Birmingham, Edgbaston  09/11/2022
Lloyds Birmingham, Weoley Castle  17/11/2022
Halifax Birmingham, Colmore Row  25/01/2023
Lloyds Bishop's Waltham, Hampshire  24/01/2023
Lloyds Bromyard, Herefordshire  24/10/2022
Lloyds Caldicot, Monmouthshire  16/01/2023
Lloyds Catterick Garrison, Yorkshire  26/10/2022
Lloyds Cheadle, Greater Manchester  31/10/2022
Lloyds Cheddar, Somerset 09/01/2023
Lloyds Chigwell, Essex 25/10/2022
Lloyds Cinderford, Gloucestershire  09/01/2023
Lloyds Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire  12/01/2023
Halifax Coleraine, Londonderry 10/01/2023
Lloyds Darlaston, West Midlands 06/12/2022
Halifax Dorking, Surrey 22/11/2022
Lloyds Guisborough, Yorkshire 08/12/2022
Lloyds Helston, Cornwall 24/01/2023
Halifax Hitchin, Hertfordshire  10/11/2022
Lloyds Holyhead, Anglesey 23/01/2023
Lloyds Immingham, Lincolnshire 15/11/2022
Lloyds Llandrindod Wells, Powys 16/01/2023
Lloyds London, Paternoster Square  01/11/2022
Lloyds London, Earl's Court Road  08/11/2022
Lloyds London, Leadenhall Street  15/11/2022
Halifax London, High Holborn 16/11/2022
Lloyds London, Edgware Road  21/11/2022
Lloyds London, Nottinghill Gate  22/11/2022
Halifax London, Tottenham Court Road  01/12/2022
Lloyds Looe, Cornwall 25/01/2023
Lloyds Lutterworth, Leicestershire 27/10/2022
Lloyds Lytham St Annes, Lancashire  31/10/2022
Lloyds Malvern Link, Worcestershire  26/10/2022
Halifax Mitcham, Merton 22/11/2022
Lloyds New Ollerton, Nottinghamshire  31/10/2022
Lloyds New Romney, Kent 07/11/2022
Halifax Newry, Armagh and Down 08/11/2022
Lloyds Palmers Green, Enfield 27/10/2022
Lloyds Purley, Croydon 23/11/2022
Lloyds Pwllheli, Gwynedd 12/01/2023
Halifax Rawtenstall, Lancashire 24/11/2022
Lloyds Reading, Berkshire 03/11/2022
Lloyds Redruth, Cornwall 26/10/2022
Halifax Retford, Nottinghamshire 28/11/2022
Halifax Ripon, Yorkshire 14/11/2022
Lloyds Rothbury, Northumberland 17/11/2022
Halifax Ruislip, Hillingdon 07/12/2022
Lloyds Sandbach, Cheshire 05/12/2022
Lloyds Sheffield, Intake 03/11/2022
Lloyds Sheffield, The Moor 09/11/2022
Lloyds Slaithwaite, Yorkshire 26/01/2023
Halifax Stowmarket, Suffolk 07/11/2022
Halifax Stroud, Gloucestershire 30/11/2022
Halifax Tiverton, Devon 29/11/2022
Lloyds Tonbridge, Kent 29/11/2022
Lloyds Wallingford, Oxfordshire 23/01/2023
Halifax Warminster, Wiltshire 01/11/2022
Lloyds Welshpool, Montgomeryshire 26/01/2023
Lloyds West Wickham, Bromley 05/12/2022
Halifax Whitchurch, Shropshire 17/11/2022
Halifax Windsor, Berkshire 06/12/2022
Lloyds Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire 06/12/2022

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