Barclays has announced that it is closing the Keynsham branch on 24th February.
The banking giant has told customers that it is never an easy decision to close a branch. Although the number of counter transactions at the bank in Keynsham High Street has gone up in the previous 24 months, 84% of customers at the branch also use other ways to do their banking, such as online and by phone.
Customers using other ways to bank has increased by 11% since 2015. In the past 12 months 29% of the branch’s customers have been using nearby branches. Only 34 customers use the branch exclusively for their banking.
Barclays advises that there are many other ways customers can still bank in the local community including nearby Barclays branches, cash machines and Post Offices.
Barclays says its nearest branch is 4.5 miles away in Regent Street in Kingswood and alternatively advises that customers can go into Bristol city centre to the Broadmead branch 5.6 miles away.
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