Eight Lloyds Banking Group branches to close in the Meridian region

Lloyds Banking Group signage Credit: PA Images

Lloyds Banking Group, which owns the Lloyds and Halifax banking brands, are to close eight of their branches in the Meridian region.

It will be closing five Lloyds branches and two Halifax branches as users shift to online banking.

Lloyds Branches which will close:

  • Bournemouth Westbourne

  • Faversham

  • Brighton Preston Circus

  • Henley-on-Thames

  • Tadley (Hampshire)

  • Haslemere

Halifax Branches which will close:

  • Chesham

  • Fleet

In a statement on the Lloyds website, the bank says it always takes in a number of factors when deciding to close a branch.