10 things you said about... HSBC close down their Chapel Allerton branch

HSBC in Chapel Allerton has closed down, meaning customers now have to travel over three miles to their closest branch.

Tuesday, 1st June 2021, 4:48 pm
Updated Tuesday, 1st June 2021, 5:00 pm
The HSBC branch in Chapel Allerton which has now closed down (Photo: Google)

Many HSBC customers weren't very happy with the number of HSBC branches closing.

Here is what you said:

Val Weller - "I’m 83 and walk with difficulty. Not alone. How are we supposed to get to a bank that we have been with most of our lives?"

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Susan Nicholls - "My nearest bank is 12 miles away. It’s so ridiculous."

Lee Ellis - "My bank Barclays was shut in Owlcotes, nearest one was Horsforth that’s shutting now. End of banks on high street coming."

Gill Edwards - "My HSBC is the same closed and it is a half hour drive to my nearest."

Anne Fowler - "You can do all your banking at the Post Office, most banks, definitely HSBC."

Keith Jordan - "It is overdue for our government to step in and stop these closures."

Janice Bairstow - "Why do you actually need a bank ? You can do everything at a Post Office."

Alan Farnell - "Ask yourself when did you last go to a branch? I’ve done mine online for years."

Jean Goddard - "Discrimination against old people. Not everyone has internet banking facilities."

Nigel Franklyn Fox - "A disgrace."

Have you been affected by the HSBC branch closures?