The Metro Bank!
Metro Bank is Britain’s first new High Street bank to have successfully navigated the regulatory processes to launch in more than 100 years. Metro Bank started with four stores in 2010 in Holborn, Earl’s Court, Fulham and Borehamwood and now has 19 stores across Greater London.
The bank continues its rapid expansion with the aim of having 200 plus stores by 2020. Read more
As Spanish bank Santander overtakes HSBC’s branch network by buying 318 branches from RBS, taking it into fourth place in the bank branch league, a wave of new banking startups is set to sweep on to the UK’s high streets. Read more