Today, I received a letter from HSBC stating their intention to close down the Holywell branch on Friday 19 May 2017. This news comes just weeks after the announcement that NatWest will be closing its branch in Holywell.
HSBC announced via email that they will be closing 9 branches across Wales as “93% of customers’ contact with the bank is now completed via the telephone, internet or smartphone, and 97% of cash withdrawals are made via ATM.”
People who bank with HSBC are being informed by the bank that they should travel 9 miles to Mold or even further to Prestatyn or Shotton. Staff are being informed of the closure and HSBC “will work with them to find them alternative opportunities” with them. Read more “Proposed Closure of HSBC Holywell Branch”