Lloyds and Halifax grew to become the most recent banks to announce department closures, with 40 to be axed within the face of a major drop in visitors.
Excessive avenue lenders mentioned the websites, all however one in England, would shut their doorways between April and June.
It brings the overall variety of department closures which have been introduced thus far this yr to 64.
Earlier this month, TSB mentioned it might shut 9 websites, whereas Barclays allotted 15 for the chop.
Banks have diminished their department networks throughout the nation as extra folks use on-line banking providers, resulting in a decline in using over-the-counter providers.
Through the COVID-19 pandemic, which led to lockdowns and social distancing measures, this pattern accelerated.
However it has fueled issues concerning the influence on a major minority for whom money stays important, in addition to small companies that proceed to depend on private services.
Lloyds Banking Groupwhich owns each banks, mentioned the branches to be closed had seen visits drop by round 60% on common over the previous 5 years.
A spokesman mentioned: “Branches play an essential position in our technique, however we have to have them in the proper locations the place they’re effectively utilised.
“We are going to proceed to put money into branches which can be frequently used alongside our on-line, cellular and telephone providers.”
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The financial institution’s branches to shut embody 18 Halifax areas in Golders Inexperienced, north London, Maldon, Essex and Bletchley, Buckinghamshire, amongst others.
The 22 Lloyds branches to be misplaced embody these in Dagenham, east London, Ipswich, Suffolk, Twickenham in south-west London and Harrow in north-west London.
The one non-England website is the Bangor department in Halifax, Wales.
All branches are inside a 3rd of a mile of no less than one free ATM and submit workplace, the group mentioned.
The closures is not going to lead to job losses, he added.