Disappointment as Chesterfield's town centre TSB branch set to finally close down for good next week

Chesterfield town centre branch of TSB is officially closing down for good next week, following concern regarding job losses and the impact of high street closures.

By Lizzie Day
Thursday, 1st April 2021, 2:53 pm

TSB is shutting its Market Place branch on Wednesday, April 7, along with 163 others across the country and 900 jobs are set to be lost nationwide.

In a statement the company said: “This will doubtless be disappointing to TSB’s customers in Chesterfield.

"However, alternative banking provision is available to local residents at post office branches nearby.”

TSB's Chesterfield branch in Market Place is closing down next week.

Once the TSB building finally closes its doors next week, the nearest available point for residents in Chesterfield to get free cash withdrawals, balance checks or pay in cheques will be in the Post Office inside WHSmith in The Pavements, along with the Post Offices on Newbold Road and Grangewood Road.

The closure of the Chesterfield town centre building has sparked concern about the impact of high street closures and another well-known building becoming vacant.

Toby Perkins MP previously described the decision as ‘hugely disappointing’ and a ‘massive blow’ for the town.

It comes after another Derbyshire high street bank announced they would be shutting their doors last year, with Ripley’s Barclays branch set to close in June.

The banking firm said the decision was made after not enough people were making use of the branch which will formally shut on Tuesday, June 18.

Barclays confirmed the closure will not leave Ripley without town centre banks, with branches of Nationwide and Lloyds located nearby in Oxford Street.

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