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Check if your region is one of the 388 newest “banking deserts.”

Research found that hundreds of cities have become banking deserts as 388 branches closed in two years.

Places without local banking services include Westhoughton in Bolton, Chapeltown in Sheffield and Todmorden, West Yorks. The Labor analysis found 55 towns were “bankless” despite being promised a hub six months ago.

The party says its plan to give regulators more power could lead to at least 350 banking centers being set up quickly. Since 2015, around 6,000 bank branches in major banks have been closed as customers move online. But those reliant on cash and many small businesses are struggling to access services.

Hubs in areas where the last branch has closed allow customers of any bank to deposit and withdraw cash and checks and ask questions about accounts – 42 have been set up.

Shadow cities minister Tulip Siddiq said if she were in power she would crack down on “ghost streets” and give every community access to banking services.

She added: “The government’s failure to establish banking centers has led to the decline of Britain’s high streets and cut off hundreds of thousands of people and small businesses from the services they need.

“Labour’s plan will bring banking services back to communities.”

Caroline Abrahams, charity director at Age UK, said: “The days of each bank having its own presence on the high street are over, but shared banking hubs can be an adequate replacement – ​​provided they are rolled out quickly enough. “

“Given that so many older people do not bank online and rely on an in-person visit for at least some transactions, we believe there should be many more shared hubs and that these should be operational before the last bank “The area is allowed to be closed, which often leaves many older customers in the lurch.”

“By allowing the hasty closure of so many bank branches, regardless of whether there are good alternatives available to customers or not, ministers are opening themselves up to criticism for appearing to favor the interests of big business over those of us of all ages not online, and many high street shops and small retailers too.”

Hub operator Cash Access UK said it plans to open 100 new hubs this year.

Cat Farrow, Chief Operating Officer, said: “Banking Hubs make a real difference to people who rely on cash and personal banking services, and to communities more broadly. The UK is one of the few countries in the world where new services such as banking hubs are being opened to support these customers.

“From the day a banking hub is recommended in a city, it takes an average of 12 months for a property to be found and the doors opened. We look for properties in the heart of communities that are accessible to everyone.”

“We are delighted to have opened new hubs in Downham Market, Looe, Royal Wootton Bassett and Shoreham by Sea in recent weeks and plan to have opened 100 banking hubs by the end of the year.”

A Treasury spokesman said: “We know that for many, cash remains king, which is why we have protected access to cash in law – laws to protect access to cash withdrawal and deposit facilities for individuals and businesses.”

“This will support businesses to continue accepting cash by ensuring they have adequate access to facilities to deposit their cash.”

Here is the list of the latest banking deserts:

Abbey Road, Ealing

Aberfeldy, Perth and Kinross

Aberfoyle, Stirling

Abergele, Wales

Abertillery, Wales

Acomb, York

Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge

Alderley Edge, Cheshire

Aldersgate Street, City of London

Alnwick, Northumberland

Ampthill, Buckinghamshire

Ascot, Berkshire

Auchterarder, Scotland

Aviemore, Highlands

Avonmouth, Bristol

Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire

Bacup, Lancashire

Bakewell, Derbyshire

Ballater, Aberdeenshire

Ballynahinch, Newry

Bargoed, Caerphilly

Barnard Castle, County Durham

Bath Road, Cheltenham

Batley, West Yorkshire

Bearsden, East Dunbartonshire

Beckton, Newham

Bedale, Hambleton

Bentham, Craven

Benton, Newcastle upon Tyne

Biggin Hill, Bromley

Bilborough, Nottingham

Bilbrook, South Staffordshire

Birkenhead – Moreton, Merseyside

Bishop Auckland, County Durham

Bishop’s Waltham, Winchester

Blackheath, Lewisham

Bodmin, Cornwall

Borrowash, Erewash

Border Street, Norwich

Brackley, South Northamptonshire

Braemar, Aberdeenshire

Bramford Road, Ipswich

Bramhall, Lancashire

Bretton Centre, Peterborough

Weir Bridge, Renfrewshire

Bristol Road, Gloucester

Broadwater, Worthing

Bromyard, Herefordshire

Broxburn, West Lothian

Builth Wells, Powys

Burnham on Crouch, Maldon

Burntisland, Fife

Cadishead, Salford

Caldicot, Monmouthshire

Callington, Cornwall

Calne, Wiltshire

Calthorpe Road, Edgbaston

Carlton, Gedling

Carnforth, Lancaster

Catterick Garrison, Richmondshire

Central Circus, Barnet

Chadwell Heath, Redbridge

Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire

Chandler’s Ford, Eastleigh

Chapeltown, Sheffield

Cheadle, Stockport

Cheddar, Sedgemoor

Cheshunt, Broxbourne

Chesterton Road, Cambridge

Chigwell, Redbridge

Chingford, London

Chipping Camden, Cotswold

Chipping Norton, West Oxfordshire

Chislehurst, Bromley

Cinderford, Forest of Dean

City Office Park, Lincoln

Civic Realm Leisure Centre, Glasgow City

Clarkston, East Renfrewshire

Cleethorpes, North East Lincolnshire

Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire

Clepington Road, Dundee

Clogher, Mid Ulster

Cobham, Elmbridge

Cockermouth, Allerdale

College Place, Southampton

Comber, Ards and North Down

Comber, Northern Ireland

Corringham, Thurrock

Coulsdon, Croydon

Cowbridge, Vale of Glamorgan

Cradley Heath, Sandwell

Crediton, Middle Devon

Crieff, Scotland

Crumlin, Antrim and Newtownabbey

Cuffley, Welwyn Hatfield

Cults, Aberdeen City

Cumnock, Scotland

Darlaston, Walsall

Dartmouth, Devon

Darwen, Lancashire

Dawlish, Devon

Denbigh, Denbighshire

Denton, Tameside

Dinnington, South Yorkshire

Downend, South Gloucestershire

Downham Market, Norfolk

Drayton, Norfolk

Dunbar, East Lothian

Dunblane, Stirling

Dunkeld, Perth and Kinross

Dunmurry, Belfast

Duns, Scottish Borders

Dyce, Aberdeen City

Earl’s Court Road, Kensington and Chelsea

Earlestown, Merseyside

East Dulwich, Southwark

East Horsley, Guildford

Eckington, North East Derbyshire

Edgbaston Park Road, Edgbaston

Elland, West Yorkshire

Ellon, Aberdeenshire

Emerson’s Green Retail Park, Bristol

Enfield North, Greater London

Epworth, North Lincolnshire

Esher, Elmbridge

Euston Road, Camden

Eyemouth, Scottish Borders

Falkland, Fife

Ferryhill, County Durham

Filey, North Yorkshire

Filton, South Gloucestershire

Finchley Road, Camden

Fivemiletown, Mid-Ulster

Fleet Street, City of London

Flitwick, Central Bedfordshire

Forest Gate, Newham

Forge Corner, Blaby

Fort Augustus, Highlands

Framlingham, East Suffolk

Fulwell, Sunderland

Garforth, Leeds

Gatwick Road, Crawley

Gerrard’s Cross, Hertfordshire

Girvan, Scotland

Glasgow, Glasgow City

Gogarburn, City of Edinburgh

Govan, Glasgow City

Grafton Gate East, Milton Keynes

Great Harwood, Lancashire

Great North Road, Doncaster

Greenwich Church Street, Greenwich

Guiseley, Leeds

Hadleigh, Castle Point

Halliwell Road, Bolton

Haltwhistle, Northumberland

Harleston, Norfolk

Hatfield, Hertfordshire

Haverhill, Suffolk

Haxby, York

Hazlemere, Buckinghamshire

Headingley, Leeds

Headington, Oxford

Heald Green, Stockport

Heartsease, Norwich

Heathfield, Wealden

Hemsworth, Wakefield

Heslington, York

Hessle, East Yorkshire

Heywood, Lancashire

High Holborn, Camden

Hills Road, Cambridge

Hinckley Road, Leicester

Histon, South Cambridgeshire

Holloway Road, Islington

Holmes Chapel, Cheshire

Holmfirth, Kirklees

Holsworthy, Torridge

Holt, Norfolk

Holywood, Ards and North Down

Horfield, Bristol

Hoveton, Norfolk

Hoyland Nether, Barnsley

Hull, Kingston upon Hull

Hunt’s Cross, Liverpool

Hyson Green, Nottingham

Hythe, New Forest

Ilminster, South Somerset

Immingham, North East Lincolnshire

Innerleithen, Scottish Borders

Recording, Sheffield

Isleworth, Hounslow

Jedburgh, Scotland

Keswick, Allerdale

Keynsham, Somerset

Kidlington, Cherwell

Kidsgrove, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Kilcreggan, Argyll and Bute

Kilwinning, Scotland

Kings Square, Belfast

Kingsland Centre, Thatcham

Kingstanding Road, Birmingham

Kingsway, Gateshead

Kirkby in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire

Kirkby Stephen, Eden

Knowle, Solihull

Ladbroke Grove, Kensington and Chelsea

Langley, Slough

Larkfield, Kent

Leeds Road, Bradford

Leiston, East Suffolk

Lesmahagow, South Lanarkshire

Leyburn, Richmondshire

Lincoln Road, Peterborough

Liphook, East Hampshire

Lisnaskea, Fermanagh and Omagh

Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire

Llangollen, Denbighshire

Llantwit Major, Vale of Glamorgan

Lochmaddy, North Uist Island

Lockerbie, Dumfries and Galloway

London Road, Warrington

Longbridge town centre, Birmingham

Lower Addiscombe Road, Croydon

Lyndhurst, New Forest

Lytham St Annes, Fylde

Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire

Maghera, Middle Ulster

Malpas, Cheshire West and Chester

Malvern Link, Malvern Hills

Manningtree, Tendring

Bosworth Market, Hinckley and Bosworth

Market Lawn, Lincolnshire

Weighton Market, East Yorkshire

Marylebone High Street, Westminster

Media City UK, Salford

Middleton in Teesdale, County Durham

Mildenhall, Suffolk

Mildenhall, West Suffolk

Mill Hill, Barnet

Millport, North Ayrshire

Mirfield, Kirklees

Morriston, Swansea

Mount Pleasant Road, Shropshire

Rowan, Wales

Mumbles, Swansea

Nailsea, North Somerset

New Line, Bradford

New Mills, High Peak

New Ollerton, Newark and Sherwood

New Romney, Folkestone and Hythe

New Rossington, South Yorkshire

Newburn, Newcastle upon Tyne

Newcastle, Northern Ireland

Newcastleton, Scottish Borders

Newton Road, Torbay

Norbury, Lambeth

Normanton, Wakefield

Old Fletton, Peterborough

Ormeau Road, Belfast

Ossett, West Yorkshire

Otley, West Yorkshire

Oundle, East Northamptonshire

Oxted, Tandridge

Parkhouse Industrial Estate, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Pemberton, Wigan, Wigan

Penge, Bromley

Pershore, Worcestershire

Pickering, Ryedale

Pollokshields, Glasgow City

Port Glasgow, Inverclyde

Port Sunlight, Wirral

Portadown, Armagh City

Portrush, Northern Ireland

Poulton Le Fylde, Wyre

Prenton, Wirral

Prescot, Merseyside

Prestwich, Bury

Queen Elizabeth II Square, Chelmsford

Queensferry Road, Edinburgh

Radlett, Hertsmere

Ramsbottom, Lancashire

Renfrew, Renfrewshire

Rhyd-Y-Penau, Cardiff

Richmond, North Yorkshire

Risca, Wales

Rothbury, Northumberland

Rothwell, Leeds

Royston, Hertfordshire

Rubery, Bromsgrove

Saintfield, Newry

Saltash, Cornwall

Saltburn-by-the-Sea, Redcar and Cleveland

Seaham, County Durham

Lake houses, Northumberland

Selkirk, Scottish Borders

Calm down, Craven

Sheffield, Sheffield

Shenfield, Brentwood

Shepton Mallet, Mendip

Sherborne, Dorset

Shirebrook, Derbyshire

Shotts, North Lanarkshire

Slaithwaite, Kirklees

South Elmsall, West Yorkshire

South End, Croydon

South Kensington, Kensington and Chelsea

South Molton, North Devon

Southampton, Fareham

Southsea, Portsmouth

Southwick, Adur

Southwold, East Suffolk

St Davids, Pembrokeshire

St Ives, Cornwall

St John’s, Colchester

St Oswald’s Retail Park, Gloucester

St Thomas Centre, Exeter

Stafford Road, Wolverhampton

Stalybridge, Lancashire

Train Station Parade, Brent

Station Road, Brighton

Stone, Staffordshire

Strathaven, South Lanarkshire

Stromness, Orkney Islands

Summertown, Oxford

Sutton Road, Maidstone

Swanley, Sevenoaks

Swansea – Morriston, Wales

Swinton, Salford

Tadcaster, Selby

Talbot Green, Rhondda Cynon Taf

Tarbert, Argyll and Bute

Teddington, Richmond upon Thames

Teignmouth, Devon

Tenby, Pembrokeshire

The Crescent, Colchester

The Forum, North Kesteven

The Sandlings, Ipswich

Thorne, South Yorkshire

Tilehurst, Reading

Tiptree, Colchester

Todmorden, Calderdale

Tonypandy, Rhondda Cynon Taf

Tower Bridge Road, Southwark

Trafford Centre, Manchester

Tranent, East Lothian

Tredegar, Blaenau Gwent

Treorchy, Wales

Tumble, Carmarthenshire

Ulverston, Cumbria

Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast

Uppingham Road, Leicester

Verwood, Dorset

Walsgrave Road, Coventry

Wanstead, Redbridge

Ware, Hertfordshire

Warrenpoint, Newry

Warrenpoint, Northern Ireland

Waterside, Derry City and Strabane

Wath Upon Dearne, South Yorkshire

Wembley, Brent

Weoley Castle, Birmingham

West Drayton, Greater London

West Kirby, Merseyside

West Mersea, Essex

Western International Market, Southall

Westhoughton, Bolton

Westhoughton, Lancashire

Wetherby, North Yorkshire

Whickham, Gateshead

Whickham, Gateshead

Whitby, North Yorkshire

Whitefriars, Norwich

Whiteladies Road, Bristol

Wickersley, Rotherham

Willesden Green, Greater London

Williton, Somerset West and Taunton

Wimborne Road, Bournemouth

Withernsea, East Yorkshire

Withington, Manchester

Woburn Sands, Milton Keynes

Wolseley Road, Plymouth

Wombourne, South Staffordshire

Woolton, Liverpool

Wotton Under Edge, Stroud

Yarm, Stockton on Tees

Yeadon, Leeds

Ystrad Mynach, Caerphilly

Ystradgynlais, Powys

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