Yesterday (14 October 2021) Lloyds bank on Reading Road closed.
A spokesperson for National Federation of SubPostmasters said, “This will doubtless be disappointing to Lloyds customers in Henley-on-Thames. However, alternative banking provision is available to local residents at post office branches nearby at the Post Offices on Reading Road in Henley, Lower Shiplake and Binfield Heath.”
“Each of these branches offers banking services – including deposits, free cash withdrawals and balance checks, as well as offering face-to-face access to government services, bill payment, foreign currency, travel insurance and, of course, postal services. There are currently 2,000 free-to-use ATMs installed across the UK post office network also.”
“Post offices are proving vital to retaining people’s and business’s access to cash as the banks continue to desert the high street in order to cut costs and increase their profits.”
“Every post office plays a vital role within the heart of the local community. Post offices provide a reliable and essential service which has continued at a high standard across the whole of the UK throughout the pandemic.”