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NatWest, RBS and Ulster Bank to close at least 100 branches in 2024/25 – here's the full list, plus alternatives

NatWest, Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and Ulster Bank, which are all part of the NatWest Group, will shut at least 100 of their bank branches in 2024/25, after the Group announced a further 18 RBS closures.

Below, we've rounded up the planned closures for each brand and what the alternatives are if you still want face-to-face banking. Click on your bank's name for a full list of the branch closures announced so far: 

  • NatWest – no new closure announcements (70 in total)
  • RBS – 18 more branches closing (20 in total)
  • Ulster Bank – no new closure announcements (10 in total)

Alternative ways to bank face-to-face with NatWest, RBS and Ulster Bank

  • See if there's a 'mobile branch' near you. This can be used for banking services, such as 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, the RBS website or the Ulster Bank website.
  • Check if you can use an alternative bank's branch. NatWest customers can 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.

    There are no NatWest or RBS branches in Northern Ireland, but Ulster Bank customers, as well as NatWest and RBS customers, can...
  • Try a nearby Post Office. You can withdraw cash and make deposits into your bank account via the Post Office.

For full details on your options, see our Bank branch alternatives guide.

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

If you no longer want to stay with NatWest, RBS or Ulster Bank, 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.

There's currently one bank offering a cash switching incentive:

  • Ends Monday. First Direct – get £175 to switch to First Direct, plus access to a 7% regular saver, fee-free spending overseas and a £250 0% overdraft. You can't have had any First Direct account before, or a HSBC account since 1 January 2018. But go quick as this deals ends at 11.59pm on Monday 22 April. Bear in mind that First Direct doesn't have branches – though you can use HSBC branches to pay in or withdraw cash.

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

NatWest – 70 branches closing or closed

Here's the full list:

  • NatWest branch closures 2024/25

    Town Branch address Closure date
    Andover 9 Bridge Street SP10 1BD 28/08/2024
    Bakewell 1 Water Lane DE45 1YY 22/02/2024
    Barking 32 East Street IG11 8EU 11/07/2024
    Barkingside 133 High Street IG6 2AJ 25/07/2024
    Beaconsfield 1 Penn Road HP9 2PU 30/07/2024
    Beckenham 41 High Street BR3 1DA 03/09/2024
    Birmingham 817 Bristol Road South B31 2WD 05/03/2024
    Bracknell 5 High Street RG12 1DH 04/09/2024
    Bradford 151 New Line BD10 0BT 21/02/2024
    Chadwell Heath 27 High Road RM6 6QD 01/08/2024
    Cosham 69-73 High Street PO6 3DA 18/07/2024
    Dover 25 Market Square CT16 1NG 16/07/2024
    Dudley 267 Castle Street DY1 1LJ 07/03/2024
    East Grinstead 15 London Road RH19 1AJ 20/08/2024
    Eltham 65 Eltham High Street SE9 1YS 20/08/2024
    Farnborough 31 – 37 Victoria Road GU14 7NR 15/10/2024
    Gravesend 30 King Street DA12 2XX 14/08/2024
    Hackney 20 Amhurst Road E8 1JW 07/08/2024
    Havant 23 West Street PO9 1EU 12/09/2024
    Horwich 27 Lee Lane BL7 TG TBC (but by the end of 2025)
    Larkfield 718 London Road ME20 6AN 10/07/2024
    Liverpool 509 Prescot Road L13 3BZ 05/03/2024
    London (East) 88 Station Road E4 7BB TBC (but by the end of 2025)
    London (East Central) 1 Princes Street EC2R 8BP 29/08/2024
    London (East Central) 120-122 Fenchurch Street EC3M 5BA 27/08/2024
    London (East Central) 250 Bishopsgate EC2M 4AA 05/09/2024
    London (North) 490 Holloway Road N7 6JB 08/08/2024
    London (North West) 1 Abbey Road NW10 7YQ 24/07/2024
    London (North West) 5 Central Circus NW4 3LA 29/08/2024
    London (North West) 12 Station Parade NW2 4NN 27/02/2024
    London (North West) 106 Finchley Road NW3 5JN 31/07/2024
    London (North West) 567 Kingsbury Road NW9 9EP 10/07/2024
    London (South East) 2 Greenwich Church Street SE10 9BQ  22/02/2024
    London (South East) 159 Rushey Green SE6 4BJ 21/08/2024
    London (South West) 18 Cromwell Place SW7 2LB 17/10/2024
    London (South West) 54 Streatham High Road SW16 1BZ 06/08/2024
    London (West) 26 Spring Street W2 1JA 07/08/2024
    London (West) 46 Notting Hill Gate W11 3HZ 16/10/2024
    London (West) 69 Baker Street W1U 6AT 15/08/2024
    London (West) 208 Piccadilly W1J 9HE  06/03/2024
    London (West) 314 Chiswick High Road W4 5TA 20/02/2024
    London (West Central) 332 High Holborn WC1V 7PA 23/07/2024
    Maldon 36 High Street CM9 5PW 07/03/2024
    Morecambe 262 Marine Road Central 28/02/2024
    Muswell Hill 190 The Broadway N10 3SD 06/08/2024
    Norbury 1393 London Road SW16 4AL 23/07/2024
    Ormskirk 34 Moor Street L39 2AL 27/02/2024
    Paddock Wood Station Road TN12 6EP 11/07/2024
    Petersfield 4 High Street GU32 3JF 11/09/2024
    Pontypridd 1 Taff Street CF37 4UU 29/02/2024
    Rainham 70-74 High Street ME8 7JH 24/07/2024
    Ramsgate 53 High Street CT11 9AG 08/08/2024
    Redcar 5 High Street East TS10 3JR 20/02/2024
    Rickmansworth 159 High Street WD3 1AR 29/02/2024
    Rustington 154 The Street BN16 3DA 25/07/2024
    Shoreham-by-Sea 21 East Street BN43 5ZP TBC (but by the end of 2025)
    Slough 118 High Street SL1 1JH 12/09/2024
    Southall Western International Market UB2 5XA 05/09/2024
    Staines 67 High Street TW18 4PU 03/09/2024
    Stalybridge 20 Melbourne Street SK15 2JQ 08/07/2024
    Strood 56 High Street ME2 4AG 06/03/2024
    Surbiton 10 Victoria Park Road  KT6 4JY 21/02/2024
    Upper Edmonton 104 -110 Fore Street N18 2XA 04/09/2024
    Wallington 27 Woodcote Road SM6 0LH 10/09/2024
    Wednesfield 10 High Street WV11 1BF 28/02/2024
    West Kirby 10 Banks Road CH48 4LG 08/07/2024
    West Wickham 33 High Street BR4 0LR 22/08/2024
    White City Westfield Shopping Centre W12 7GE 13/08/2024
    Woking 1 High Street GU21 6BG 21/08/2024
    Worcester Park 93 Central Road KT4 8DZ 22/08/2024

RBS – 20 branches closing

Here's the full list, with the 18 newly-announced closures highlighted in blue:

  • RBS bank closures 2024/25

    Town Address Closure Date
    Aberdeen 78 Union Street AB10 1HH 09/10/2024
    Bathgate 8 Hopetoun Street EH48 4EU 25/09/2024
    Cardonald 2139 Paisley Road West G52 3JW 17/09/2024
    Cumbernauld 18 Tay Walk G67 1DE 18/09/2024
    Dundee 277 Strathmartine Road DD3 8NS 08/10/2024
    East Kilbride 24/25 Princes Square G74 1LJ 01/10/2024
    Edinburgh 30 Nicolson Street EH8 9DL 19/09/2024
    Edinburgh 206 Bruntsfield Place E10 4DF 26/09/2024
    Farnborough 31 – 37 Victoria Road GU14 7NR 15/10/2024
    Glasgow 9 Clifton Place G3 7JU 19/11/2024
    Glasgow 23 Sauchiehall Street G2 3AD 19/11/2024
    Helensburgh 2 Colquhoun Square G84 8SJ 25/09/2024
    Inverness (1) 29 Harbour Road IV1 1NU TBC (but by the end of 2025)
    Inverness (1) Eastgate Shopping Centre IV2 3PP TBC (but by the end of 2025)
    Largs 35/37 Main Street KA30 8AF 03/10/2024
    Leith 2 Bernard Street EH6 6PU 10/10/2024
    New Deer 2 Main Street AB53 6TA 26/09/2024
    Newbridge 30 Old Liston Road EH28 8SS 02/10/2024
    Rutherglen 88 Main Street G73 2JA 24/09/2024
    Wishaw 98 Main Street ML2 7LU 24/09/2024

    (1) The Natwest Group told us that it'll be opening a new RBS branch in Inverness near the Eastgate Shopping Centre. The two Inverness branches listed here will not close until this new branch opens.

Ulster Bank – 10 branches closing or closed

Here's the full list:

  • Ulster Bank closures 2024

    Town Branch address Closure date
    Ballynahinch 1a Main Street BT24 8AP 28/02/2024
    Belfast 1-2 Kings Square BT5 7EA 21/02/2024
    Belfast 356-360 Ormeau Road BT7 3GP 20/02/2024
    Belfast 91-93 University Road BT7 1NG 12/03/2024
    Crumlin 27 Main Street BT29 4UR 20/03/2024
    Downpatrick 2-8 Market Street BT30 6BU 19/11/2024
    Glengormley 2 Farmley Road BT36 7QU 13/03/2024
    Lisnaskea 186 Main Street BT92 0JF 06/03/2024
    Lurgan 14-16 Market Street BT66 6AP 05/03/2024
    Waterside 29 Clooney Terrace BT47 6AW 27/02/2024

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