Two-thirds of bank branches have closed in the last 30 years

“A Which? survey has revealed the UK has lost two-thirds of its bank branches in the past 30 years.

The consumer group found there were 7,586 bank branches currently operating compared with 20.583 in 1988. …

… Which? money expert Gareth Shaw told the FT: “We can’t stop tech disrupting traditional models of banking.

“But this is happening at such a pace, we are concerned some people are being disenfranchised and excluded from accessing finance.”

https://www.insider.co.uk/news/uk-bank-closures-rbs-scotland-13598672