Banks across the region are continuing to close at a rapid rate with more branches set to pull down the shutters in the coming months.
Nineteen branches across the North East and North Yorkshire have shut down so far this year leaving many customers without a local store.
Another fourteen have been earmarked for closure by various bank brands with the final withdrawals to be made in the coming months.
Some areas have seen several branches close within months including Whitley Bay in North Tyneside where four sites have shut.
Barclays has announced the most closures and left the whole of Wensleydale without any bank branches when its Leyburn and Bedale sites shut within a fortnight.
Banks including Lloyds, HSBC and Halifax are continuing to push forward with the move to online banking. The number of people using in-person services has been falling for years as more people switch to digital.
Here are all of the North East banks which have closed so far this year, and those set to close in the coming months (as of September 22):
Stanhope, County Durham – DL13 2TU – CLOSED April 21
Bedale, North Yorkshire – DL8 1AD – CLOSED April 26
Leyburn, North Yorkshire – DL8 5BQ – CLOSED May 5
Saltburn, Teesside - TS12 1AB - CLOSED June 30
Alnwick, Northumberland – NE66 1TF – CLOSED July 7
Yarm, Teesside – TS15 9AH – CLOSED July 14
Seahouses, Northumberland – NE68 7SJ – CLOSED July 14
The Galleries, Washington, Sunderland - NE38 7SH - CLOSED July 21
Prudhoe, Northumberland – NE42 5PU – CLOSED August 11
Haltwhistle, Northumberland – NE49 9AG – CLOSED August 18
Thirsk, North Yorkshire – YO7 1LF – closing October 25
Redcar, Teesside – TS10 1DX – closing November 15
Middleton in Teesdale, County Durham – DL12 0QF – closing November 17
Whitley Bay, North Tyneside – NE26 3RA 0- closing December 1
Durham – DH1 3NB – closing December 8
Whitby, North Yorkshire – YO21 1BW – closing December 8
Whitley Bay, North Tyneside – NE26 2SW – CLOSED May 2
Whitby, North Yorkshire – YO21 1BD – CLOSED May 16
South Shields, South Tyneside – NE33 1NW – CLOSED June 14
Gosforth, Newcastle – NE3 1HE – CLOSED July 18
Chester-le-Street, County Durham – DH3 3BD – CLOSED April 19
Whitley Bay, North Tyneside – NE26 2TH – CLOSED June 21
Gosforth, Newcastle – NE3 1HX – closing January 8, 2024
Newton Aycliffe, County Durham - DL14 7EQ – closure delayed to March 27, 2024
Benton, North Tyneside – NE7 7EE – CLOSED July 17
Newburn, Newcastle – NE15 8LS – CLOSED September 14
Thirsk, North Yorkshire – YO7 1HB – closing October 31
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear – NE11 0EN – closing January 9, 2024
Seaham, County Durham – SR7 7SD – closing June 19, 2024
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Whitley Bay, North Tyneside – NE26 2TQ – CLOSED July 20
Durham – DH1 3NP – closing November 6
Hexham, Northumberland – NE46 1NJ – closing November 7
Gosforth, Newcastle – NE3 1JZ – closing November 31