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Barclays to close Castletown branch

Will officially shut in February 2024

Barclays is to close its Castletown branch early next year.

The bank, which is currently only open three days a week, confirmed the move in an email earlier today.

An ATM is to be installed at the Castletown Commissioners building, but it will mean the end of face-to-face services for customers.

The email states the decision came 'following an extensive review' of the amount of people who were using the branch.

It will officially close on 9 February, 2024.

The email adds: "We realise this might not be welcome news and we are sorry for any inconvenience it may cause. However, we would also like to take this opportunity to reassure you that we’re still here for you in our branches in Douglas and Ramsey and continue to be ready to support you face-to-face in Castletown, up to the date we close.

"We are pleased to say that we have successfully received planning permission for a new ATM machine to be installed at the Castletown Commissioners building. This will be available to use from before the closure date of our branch which means there will always be somewhere local for you to withdraw cash."

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