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NatWest, RBS and Ulster Bank to close at least 172 branches in 2023/24 – 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 now shut at least 172 of their bank branches in 2023 and 2024.

24 November 2023

Bank of Scotland, Halifax, Lloyds, NatWest and RBS to close dozens more branches this year – here's the full list, plus alternatives

High street banks including Lloyds and NatWest will close at least 81 more branches this year.

30 March 2023

NatWest and RBS to close 32 branches over the next 12 months - here's everything you need to know

The NatWest Group is to close 32 of its NatWest and RBS branches across the UK between May and July this year.

14 February 2022

RBS launches £100 switching offer for new and existing customers

RBS is offering £100 to new and existing customers who switch to its Select, Reward or Premier current accounts – the second big bank switching bribe to launch in recent weeks

2 September 2020

36,000 NatWest and RBS customers owed overdraft refunds

Some 36,000 RBS, NatWest and Ulster Bank customers will be refunded a total of £2.2 million

3 June 2020

Banks to defer mortgage payments and increase credit limits for those struggling due to coronavirus

Several major banks have announced support measures for customers affected by coronavirus, including mortgage payment holidays and increased credit limits

10 March 2020

App-based banks lead our customer service poll – see how your bank did

Challenger bank Monzo has taken the crown in our latest banking customer service poll – knocking First Direct off the top spot for only the second time ever

3 March 2020

First Direct tops latest official banking league table

First Direct has pipped Metro Bank to the post to top the latest official banking service league table, while RBS took the wooden spoon for the fourth time

17 February 2020

NatWest and RBS to hike overdraft interest rates – but many will actually pay less as fees are scrapped

RBS and NatWest have become the latest banks to announce a steep hike in the interest charged on overdrafts, with some set to pay 39.49%. But the banks are also scrapping daily and monthly fees currently charged for overdrafts, meaning many will end up paying less overall to use them

6 January 2020

NatWest and RBS breaking new overdraft rules

RBS and NatWest are still including overdrafts when telling customers their 'available balance', despite new rules banning this

19 December 2019