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August Bank Holiday 2022: which UK banks will be open?

August Bank Holiday 2022: which UK banks will be open?

Most banks will be closed on the Summer Bank Holiday (Monday 29 August) except for Metro Bank, which has confirmed its branches will be open.

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Banking and Borrowing

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Updated on 22 August 2022

If you need to visit your bank on the Summer Bank Holiday (Monday 29 August), you may struggle as only Metro Bank will open its branches.

Metro Bank says all its branches will be open from 11am to 5pm.

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The below banks will be closed completely on 29 August:

  • Barclays;
  • Halifax;
  • HSBC;
  • Lloyds;
  • NatWest/Royal Bank of Scotland;
  • Santander;
  • TSB.

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