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NatWest and RBS to close at least 134 branches in 2023/24 – here's the full list, plus alternatives

NatWest and Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), which are both part of the NatWest Group, will now shut at least 143 of their bank branches in 2023 and 2024, following the Group's latest announcement. Below we list the branches disappearing and what the alternatives are if you still want face-to-face banking.

Alternative ways to bank face-to-face with NatWest and RBS

See if there's a 'mobile branch' near you. NatWest and RBS both run mobile branch services that can be found at various locations throughout the year, for up to five days at a time. The service lets you do everyday banking including making deposits and withdrawing cash.

You can find out where your nearest mobile branch is, or when it will next be in your area, on the NatWest website or on the RBS website

NatWest customers can also use RBS branches, while RBS customers can use NatWest branches for everyday banking, such as cash deposits and withdrawals and paying in cheques – find your nearest RBS branch or your nearest NatWest branch.

If you need branch access and don't have alternative services nearby, consider switching

If you no longer want to stay with NatWest or RBS, 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 currently offering cash switching incentives include:

  • Nationwide: get a free £200 for switching to Nationwide's FlexDirect account. You can also get access to its top-paying regular savings account, which pays 8% interest on up to £200 a month.
  • First Direct: get a free £175 for switching to First Direct's 1st Account. In addition to the free switch cash and top service, you'll get access to a linked regular saver which pays 7% interest on up to £300 a month, and many get an ongoing £250 0% overdraft. The debit card is also fee-free for overseas spending and ATM withdrawals.

    First Direct doesn't have any branches of its own, but First Direct customers can use HSBC branches to pay in cheques, as well as deposit and withdraw cash. So it could be an option if you have an HSBC branch nearby – though bear in mind HSBC is also closing lots of branches.
  • Lloyds: get a free £175 if you switch to the Club Lloyds account. You'll also get to choose a reward from 12 months of Disney+, six cinema tickets, a Coffee Club & Gourmet Society membership or a magazine subscription. Do note there's a £3 a month fee unless you pay in at least £2,000 a month.
  • TSB: get a free £150 plus £10 a month cashback if you switch to TSB Spend & Save. To get the cashback, you'll need to spend with your debit card 20+ times for the first six months.

See our Best bank accounts guide for more options including the best bank accounts for savings interest and longer-term rewards.

If you can, you might want to consider online banking with NatWest or RBS

If you're able to and want to start banking online or using a smartphone app, NatWest has a step-by-step guide on how to register and set this up. Similarly, RBS also has a step-by-step guide on how to get started with online banking.

Full list of bank branch closures announced by NatWest and RBS for 2023 and 2024

The newly-announced branch closure is highlighted in blue:

Branch town Branch address Closure date


Aberdeen 262 Union Street AB10 1TP 18/01/2023
Aldridge 30 Anchor Road WS9 8PJ 20/07/2023
Alton 38 High Street GU34 1BF 19/10/2023
Ashton-in-Makerfield 65 Gerard Street WN4 9AH 27/06/2023
Ayr 19 Miller Road KA7 2BX 12/01/2023
Beckton 15 Mary Rose Mall E6 5ZZ 12/10/2023
Beeston 19 High Road NG9 2JX 25/01/2023
Berkhamstead 119 High Street HP4 1AW 25/01/2023
Bexhill-on-Sea 9 Devonshire Road TN40 1GW 27/09/2023
Birstall 659 Loughborough Road LE4 4NT 01/06/2023
Blackpool 344 Lytham Road FY4 1DY 25/04/2023
Blandford Forum 25 Market Place DT11 7AF 01/08/2023
Bletchley  215 Queensway MK2 2YY 29/06/2023
Bognor Regis 60 High Street PO21 1FB 28/09/2023
Bootle 329 Stanley Road L20 3EH 10/05/2023
Bournemouth  Unit 3, The Shopping Centre BH8 9US 08/08/2023
Brighouse 12 Bradford Road HD6 1RL 09/08/2023
Brighton  8 -11 Pavillion Buildings BN1 1DP 16/08/2023
Bristol  40 Queens Road BS8 1BF 04/07/2023
Broadstone 208 Lower Blandford Road BH18 8DT 12/01/2023
Broadwater 5 Broadwater Street East BN14 9AB 16/05/2023
Bromsgrove 124 High Street B61 8HJ 31/01/2023
Buxton 2 Spring Gardens SK17 6DJ 14/02/2023
Camberwell 70 Denmark Hill SE5 8SD 28/09/2023
Camborne 4 Commercial Square TR14 8EB 07/11/2023
Cardiff 207 Richmond Road CF24 3UX 18/07/2023
Caterham 1 Croydon Road CR3 6PA 01/02/2023
Cheadle 34 High Street SK8 1AP 02/02/2023
Cheltenham 151 Bath Road GL53 7LT 26/01/2023
Christchurch 57 High Street BH23 1BB 16/08/2023
Cleethorpes Corner of Alexandra & Sea View Street DN35 8YA 07/03/2023
Cleethorpes 39 Grimsby Road DN35 7AQ 03/10/2023
Clitheroe York Street BB7 2DN 15/02/2023
Colchester 100 The Crescent CO4 9GN 08/11/2023
Colwyn Bay 2 Abergele Road LL29 7WY 17/05/2023
Corby 25 Corporation Street NN17 1NR 26/09/2023
Coventry 118 Walsgrave Road CV2 4ED 19/01/2023
Cranbrook High Street TN17 3EA 30/05/2023
Crawley Gatwick Road RH10 9RF 11/05/2023
Croydon 209 Lower Addiscombe Road CR0 6RB 17/01/2023
Croydon 40 Whitgift Centre CR0 1UQ 04/07/2023
Croydon 111 South End CR0 1BJ 19/07/2023
Deal 31 High Street CT14 6EW 05/07/2023
Devizes  1 Market Place SN10 1HR 08/03/2023
Dorking 14 High Street RH4 1AX 25/07/2023
Dundee 1 Courthouse Square DD1 1NT 10/01/2023
Dunstable 4 High Street North LU6 1JU 03/05/2023
Eastleigh 34 Southampton Road SO50 9XN 16/02/2023
Edinburgh 109 George Street EH2 4JW 24/01/2023
Exeter 18 St. Thomas Centre EX4 1DE 09/05/2023
Exmouth 11 Rolle Street EX8 1HH 19/10/2023
Fakenham Market Place & Bridge Street Corner NR21 9BA 10/08/2023
Fleet 176 Fleet Road GU51 4DE 27/04/2023
Frome 4 Market Place BA11 1AE 11/05/2023
Fulwood 292 Garstang Road PR2 9RQ 17/08/2023
Gerrards Cross 44 Packhorse Road SL9 8EG 21/02/2023
Glasgow 14 Blythswood Square G2 4AU 26/01/2023
Gloucester Unit 4, St. Oswald's Retail Park GL1 2SR 26/09/2023
Glossop Norfolk Square SK13 8BR 02/03/2023
Gosport 5 High Street PO12 1DA 03/10/2023
Headington 91 London Road OX3 9AF 07/02/2023
Heald Green 260 Finney Lane SK8 3QF 11/07/2023
Henley-on-Thames 18 Market Place RH9 2AP 07/02/2023
Hertford 104 Fore Street SG14 1YY 15/08/2023
Heslington Main Street YO10 5ZB 27/04/2023
Hull  302 Holderness Road HU9 2YP 11/07/2023
Ilkley 19 The Grove LS29 9TA 21/02/2023
Ilminster 10 East Street TA19 0AA 18/05/2023
Ipswich 2 The Sandlings IP3 9YY 08/11/2023
Isleworth 468 London Road TW7 4DD 12/07/2023
Knowle  290 Wells Road BS4 2QA 12/07/2023
Knutsford 82 King Street WA16 6EG 02/08/2023
Leicester 7 Hinckley Road LE3 0TQ 02/11/2023
Lewes 11 High Street BN7 2LH 11/01/2023
Llansamlet Phoenix Way SA7 9FS 25/05/2023
London (Central) 134 Aldersgate Street EC1A 4JA 13/07/2023
London (Central) 156 Fleet Street EC4A 2DX 17/08/2023
London (Central) 34 Henrietta Street WC2E 8NL 05/12/2023
London (Central) 214 High Holborn WC1V 7BF 10/01/2023
London (Central) 1 Princes Street EC2R 8BP 29/08/2024
London (East) 403 Bethnal Green Road E2 0AF 27/09/2023
London (South West) 128 Balham Road SW12 9AA 24/01/2023
London (South West) 145 Clapham High Street SW4 7SZ 26/04/2023
London (South West) Unit 5, The Willett Building SW1W 8DL 11/10/2023
London (West) 10 Marylebone High Street W1U 4BT 23/05/2023
London (West) 20 Dean Street W1D 3RU 05/07/2023
Maidstone 197 Sutton Road ME15 9BT 04/05/2023
March 18 Broad Street PE15 8TN 25/07/2023
Market Harborough 21 St Mary's Road LE16 7DY 11/01/2023
New Malden 64 High Street KT3 4HB 13/07/2023
Norwich 119 Boundary Road NR6 5JD 31/10/2023
Oxted 12 Station Road East RH8 0PR 22/02/2023
Parkhouse Industrial Estate Unit 29 Rosevale Road ST5 7EF 11/10/2023
Parkstone 209 Ashley Road BH14 9DR 07/03/2023
Peterborough 210 Lincoln Road PE1 2YY 26/07/2023
Plymouth St. Andrews Cross PL4 0AE 07/11/2023
Potters Bar 181 Darkes Lane EN6 1DL 22/02/2023
Prestwich 463 Bury New Road M25 1AB 18/10/2023
Romford 192 Hilldene Avenue RM3 8DD 06/07/2023
Rothwell 2 Jail Yard Parade LS26 0AF 28/06/2023
Runcorn 53 High Street WA7 1AQ 02/08/2023
Ryde  St. Thomas Square PO33 2PL 10/08/2023
Sandbach Hightown CW11 1JY 08/02/2023
Sheerness 29 High Street ME12 1NU 24/05/2023
Shipley 19 Market Street BD18 3PW 23/02/2023
Shotton 15 Chester Road West CH5 1DF 09/11/2023
Sidcup 87 High Street DA14 6DL 04/10/2023
Southampton 416 Bitterne Road SO18 1DT 25/04/2023
Southampton 1 Romsey Road SO16 4GT 04/10/2023
Southgate 12 The Broadway N14 6PL 05/10/2023
Southsea 68 Palmerston Road PS5 3SJ 23/02/2023
Stalybridge 20 Melbourne Street SK15 2JQ 08/07/2024
Stanmore 9 The Broadway HA7 4DA 10/10/2023
St. Neots 37 High Street PE19 1BP 28/02/2023
Stony Stratford 80 High Street MK11 1AJ 03/08/2023
Stourbridge 141 High Street DY8 1BF 08/02/2023
Stratford Ground Floor, Gredley House E15 4BQ 30/11/2023
Street 72 High Street BA16 0EJ 19/07/2023
Stroud Bank Buildings GL5 3DT 26/04/2023
Tamworth 8 Market Street B79 7LS 27/07/2023
Tavistock Bedford Square PL19 0AQ 18/10/2023
Thame 3 Cornmarket OX9 3YS 01/03/2023
Tilehurst 74 School Road RG31 5ST 28/06/2023
Tiverton 11 Fore Street EX16 6LW 10/10/2023
Tonbridge 130 High Street TN9 1DE 09/03/2023
Torquay 128 Newton Road TQ2 7AD 31/05/2023
Uckfield 49 High Street TN22 1AN 08/03/2023
Wanstead 53 High Street E11 2AB 31/10/2023
Waterlooville 93 London Road PO7 7EG 09/03/2023
West Kirby 10 Banks Road CH48 4LG 08/07/2024
Westbury on Trym 13 High Street BS9 3BF 08/08/2023
Wetherby 49 High Street LS22 6LS 09/02/2023
Weybridge 1 High Street KT13 8UA 12/10/2023
Whitehaven 71 Lowther Street CA28 7AH 14/03/2023
Whitley Bay 18 Park View NE26 2TQ 20/07/2023
Wickersley Bawtry Road S66 1JY 17/10/2023
Wokingham 5 Broad Street RG40 1AX 09/02/2023
Woodley 131 Crockhamwell Road RG5 3JX 05/10/2023
Wymondham 5 Market Place NR18 0YY 01/08/2023


Dingwall High Street IV15 9HF 01/11/2023
Dundee 288 Brook Street DD5 2AP 02/11/2023
Johnstone 8 Church Street PA5 8DX 15/08/2023
Tranent 36 High Street EH33 1HQ 27/07/2023

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