Are the banks open on a bank holiday?

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Are the banks open on a bank holiday?



Can you actually bank on a bank holiday? (Picture: TOLGA AKMEN/AFP/Getty Images)Planning on making a trip to the bank this bank holiday?
How apt.
But banks, just like most commercial institutions, are subject to having their opening hours changed when it comes to bank and public holidays.
If you wanted to use your bank holiday day off this weekend to do some actual banking, then read on, because we’ve got the opening times for some of the nation’s most popular banks.
Are banks open this May bank holiday?
Yes, there will be some bank branches open this late-May bank holiday.
However, not all bank branches will be open, nor will they all be open at their regular times…

Is your bank open this bank holiday? (Picture: Laura Lean/PA Wire)Metro Bank
All branches of Metro Bank are going to be open today, for the bank holiday Monday, from 11am until 5pm.
On top of that, Metro Bank is open seven days a week, with branches only closing on Easter Sunday, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
Royal Bank of Scotland 
All Royal Bank of Scotland branches are going to be shut for the bank holiday today.
Lloyds
Strangely enough, only the Manchester Market Street branch of Lloyds will be open – from 11am until 5pm – while all other branches are going to be closed.
HSBC
All branches of HSBC will be shut this bank holiday.

Some NatWest branches will be open (Picture: Georgie Gillard/ANL/REX/Shutterstock)NatWest
Five NatWest branches will be opening their doors today, but will be operating at different hours than usual.
The branches at Westfield Stratford City and Westfield White City will be open from 10am until 4pm, and the branches at Birmingham Grand Central, the Canary Wharf Crossrail and the Nottingham City self-service will be open from 11am until 4pm.
Santander 
Again with Santander, only one branch will be open for the bank holiday – the branch in the Bluewater shopping centre in Kent.
It will be open from 10am until 6pm.

TSBs won’t be open unfortunately (Pictures: Mike Kemp/In PIctures via Getty Images)TSB
All branches of TSB will be closed today for the bank holiday.
Halifax
The flagship branch at London’s New Oxford Street will be open from 11am until 5pm today.
Meanwhile all of the other branches will be shut.
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