Scotland Santander branches among 111 to permanently close across the country

Santander has confirmed it will permanently close 111 branches in the UK – including four in Scotland.
A man using a cash machine outside a branch of Santander in central London. Santander has announced it will be permanently closing 111 branches in the UK picture: John Stillwell/PAA man using a cash machine outside a branch of Santander in central London. Santander has announced it will be permanently closing 111 branches in the UK picture: John Stillwell/PA
A man using a cash machine outside a branch of Santander in central London. Santander has announced it will be permanently closing 111 branches in the UK picture: John Stillwell/PA

Bosses said the coronavirus pandemic has caused changes in customer behaviour, driving them toward online banking.

The bank said all affected stores will close by by the end of August this year.

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The Edinburgh branch at 356 Morningside Road will permanently shut on 29 July with two closing in Glasgow at 110 Kilmarnock Road on July 8 and 147 Sauchiehall Street on 24 June and another in 25-27 High Street in Dalkeith 22 July.

The closures will leave a network of 452 branches and the majority of those closing are less than three miles away from another branch, with the furthest being five miles away.

Santander said it expects to find alternative roles for a significant number of staff affected by the announcement.

Adam Bishop, head of branches at Santander, said: "Branch usage by customers has fallen considerably over recent years so we have made the difficult decision to consolidate our presence in areas where we have multiple branches relatively close together.

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"We will provide every support to customers of closing branches to find alternative ways to bank with us that best suit their individual needs. ‘We are also working alongside our unions to support colleagues through these changes and to find alternative roles for those impacted wherever possible.

"We continue to believe that branches have an important role to play and we expect the size of our network to remain stable for the foreseeable future.”

Here is a full list of the branch closures across the UK:


Dalkeith 25-27 High Street, Dalkeith EH22 1LD22 July 2021

Edinburgh Morningside Road 356 Morningside Road, Edinburgh EH10 4TE29 July 2021

Glasgow Kilmarnock Road 110 Kilmarnock Road, Shawlands G41 3NN8 July 2021

Glasgow Sauchiehall Street 147 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3EW24 June 2021


Arnold 84 Front Street, Arnold NG5 7EJ12 August 2021

Ashby-de-la-Zouch 24 Market Street, Ashby-de-la-Zouch LE65 1AL29 July 2021

Ashford Church Road 30 Church Road, Ashford TW15 2UY5 August 2021

Balham High Road 200 Balham High Road, London SW12 9DH24 June 2021

Banstead High Street 79 High Street, Banstead SM7 2NL1 July 2021

Barking 37 Station Parade, Barking IG11 8EB12 August 2021

Beckenham 212-214 High Street, Beckenham BR3 1EN12 August 2021

Bethnal Green 450 Bethnal Green Road, Bethnal Green E2 0HG15 July 2021

Bingley Main Street 155 Main Street, Bingley BD16 1AJ1 July 2021

Birmingham Erdington 112 High Street, Erdington B23 6RS29 July 2021

Bishopsgate 224 Bishopsgate, London City EC2M 4AN24 June 2021

Blaby 9 Crossways House, Blaby LE8 4DD1 July 2021

Bletchley 24 The Concourse, Brunel Centre, Bletchley MK2 2DL8 July 2021

Bramhall 3 Woodford Road, Bramhall SK7 1JN5 August 2021

Brighouse 26 Commercial Street, Brighouse HD6 1AQ15 July 2021

Brighton London Road 16 London Road, Brighton BN1 4HY1 July 2021

Bristol Bedminster 95 East Street, Bedminster BS3 4HA29 July 2021

Camberwell 34 Denmark Hill, Camberwell SE5 8RZ29 July 2021

Castleford 51 Carlton Street, Castleford WF10 1AN29 July 2021

Catford 162 Rushey Green, Catford SE6 4JT8 July 2021

Cheadle 16 High Street, Cheadle SK8 1AJ8 July 2021

Chelsea Kings Road 138 Kings Road, Chelsea SW3 4XB8 July 2021

Chester-Le-Street 57-59 Front Street, Chester-le-Street DH3 3DD8 July 2021

Chingford Old Church Road 35 Old Church Road, Chingford E4 6SJ1 July 2021

Chiswick 336 Chiswick High Road, Chiswick W4 5TL15 July 2021

Chorlton-cum-Hardy 575 Wilbraham Road, Chorlton-cum-Hardy M21 9AB8 July 2021

Clifton Whiteladies Road 107 Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2PB15 July 2021

Cobham 13 High Street, Cobham KT11 3DH12 August 2021

Cosham 81 High Street, Cosham PO6 3BL12 August 2021

Coulsdon 138 Brighton Road, Coulsdon CR5 2XR29 July 2021

Dagenham 247 Heathway, Dagenham RM9 5BG15 July 2021

Dalston 86 Kingsland High Street, Dalston E8 2PG12 August 2021

Darwen 10-11 Market Street, Darwen BB3 1DN12 August 2021

Dewsbury 12 Northgate, Dewsbury WF13 1DT12 August 2021

Dudley Merryhill Merryhill Centre, Dudley DY5 1SY24 June 2021

Enfield Hertford Road 199 Hertford Road, Enfield EN3 5JH5 August 2021

Finchley High Road 760 High Road, Finchley N12 9QH24 June 2021

Fulham 421 North End Road, Fulham SW6 1NY5 August 2021

Gosforth 129-131 High Street, Gosforth NE3 1HG29 July 2021

Grays 30 High Street, Grays RM17 6LU29 July 2021

Halesowen 9 Hagley Street, Halesowen B63 3AS22 July 2021

Hanover Square 14a Hanover Square, London W1S 1JL1 July 2021

Harborne High Street 182-184 High Street, Harborne B17 9PP5 August 2021

Harold Hill 69 Farnham Road, Harold Hill RM3 8XA22 July 2021

Harpenden 31a High Street, Harpenden AL5 2RU22 July 2021

Hatfield 11 Town Centre, Hatfield AL10 0NY1 July 2021

Hayes Station Road 16 Station Road, Hayes UB3 4DY8 July 2021

Haywards Heath 37-39 South Road, Haywards Heath RH16 4LQ1 July 2021

Hempstead Valley 27 Hempstead Valley Shopping Centre, Gillingham ME7 3PQ24 June 2021

High Holborn 306a High Holborn, London WC1V 7JZ8 July 2021

Hinckley 6 Castle Street, Hinckley LE10 1DB29 July 2021

Horsforth 42 Town Street, Horsforth LS18 4AP5 August 2021

Hounslow Bath Road 388 Bath Road, Hounslow TW4 7HT15 July 2021

Huyton 57 Derby Road, Huyton L36 9YA8 July 2021

Hyde Market Place 11 Market Place, Hyde SK14 2NP15 July 2021

Leatherhead 2 High Street, Leatherhead KT22 8HT12 August 2021

Leeds Crossgates 59-61 Station Road, Crossgates LS15 8DT15 July 2021

Leicester Horsefair Street Permanent House, Horsefair Street, Leicester LE1 5BJ15 July 2021

Leicester Narborough Road 256 Narborough Road, Leicester LE3 2AP8 July 2021

Leigh-on-Sea 85 The Broadway, Leigh-on-Sea SS9 1PN5 August 2021

Letchworth 12-14 Central Approach, Letchworth SG6 3DJ5 August 2021

Leytonstone 662 High Road, Leytonstone E11 3BD12 August 2021

London Bridge 9 Southwark Street, London SE1 1RQ15 July 2021

Long Eaton 79 High Street, Long Eaton NG10 1GE5 August 2021

Lytham Clifton Street 75 Clifton Street, Lytham St Annes FY8 5ER22 July 2021

Margate 110-112 High Street, Margate CT9 1JR22 July 2021

Marlow 37 High Street, Marlow SL7 1XA1 July 2021

Mill Hill 45 The Broadway, Mill Hill NW7 3DJ15 July 2021

Moorgate 48-54 Moorgate, London EC2R 6EJ1 July 2021

Morecambe 42 Euston Road, Morecambe LA4 5DD5 August 2021

Nelson The Centre, Nelson BB9 9SX29 July 2021

New Malden 132 High Street, New Malden KT3 4HY22 July 2021

Newcastle-under-Lyme 58 High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme ST5 1QE15 July 2021

Norbury 1424 London Road, Norbury SW16 4EP1 July 2021

Oadby 38 The Parade, Oadby LE2 5BF22 July 2021

Oxford Headington 116 London Road, Oxford OX3 9AS12 August 2021

Petts Wood 97 Queensway, Petts Wood BR5 1SG5 August 2021

Pinner 27 Bridge Street, Pinner HA5 3JW8 July 2021

Plymstock 9 Dean Hill, Plymstock PL9 9AA5 August 2021

Poulton-le-Fylde 18 Market Place, Poulton-le-Fylde FY6 7AS12 August 2021

Putney 88-90 Putney High Street, Putney SW15 1RB29 July 2021

Rickmansworth 107-109 High Street, Rickmansworth WD3 1EG1 July 2021

Runcorn 12 Orchard Walk, Runcorn WA7 2BS1 July 2021

Sale 46 School Road, Sale M33 7XE22 July 2021

Shepherds Bush 23 Shepherds Bush Green, London W12 8PH22 July 2021

South Harrow 285-287 Northolt Road, Harrow HA2 8JS22 July 2021

Southampton Bitterne Road 424 Bitterne Road, Southampton SO18 1BS5 August 2021

Southampton Shirley 1 Shirley High Street, Southampton SO15 3TE8 July 2021

Southgate 6 Chase Side, Southgate N14 5NY22 July 2021

Strand 406 Strand, London WC2R 0NE24 June 2021

Surbiton 12 Victoria Road, Surbiton KT6 4JW29 July 2021

Swinton 143 Chorley Road, Swinton M27 4AE1 July 2021

Syston 1262 Melton Road, Syston LE7 2HB24 June 2021

Twickenham 1 King Street, Twickenham TW1 3SD1 July 2021

Upper Edmonton 163 Fore Street, Upper Edmonton N18 2UX29 July 2021

Walkden 33 Bolton Road, Walkden M28 3AX24 June 2021

Wallasey 14 Liscard Village, Wallasey CH45 4JW22 July 2021

Welling 14 Bellegrove Road, Welling DA16 3PP22 July 2021

Wembley Preston Road 223 Preston Road, Wembley HA9 8XD29 July 2021

West Wickham 30 High Street, West Wickham BR4 0SN15 July 2021

West Worthing 37 Goring Road, Worthing BN12 4AR15 July 2021

Weybridge 9 High Street, Weybridge KT13 8ED15 July 2021

Wibsey 9 Folly Hall Road, Wibsey BD6 1UL24 June 2021

Wickford 18A High Street, Wickford SS12 9AZ8 July 2021

Windsor 97 Peascod Road, Windsor SL4 1AZ5 August 2021

Winton 330 Wimborne Road, Winton BH9 2HP22 July 2021

Wokingham 12 Broad Street, Wokingham RG40 1AB8 July 2021

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