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October 2011


Metro Bank appoints James Reuben to board

Metro Bank today announces the appointment of James Reuben to their board as a non-executive director.


One of the UKs most successful entrepreneurs joins the board of Metro Bank as it continues to reinvent UK banking

Metro Bank is excited to announce the appointment of Luke Johnson to their board as a non-executive director. This appointment comes as Metro Bank prepares to open their ninth store in Uxbridge and celebrates opening over 37,000 accounts.

August 2011


Metro Bank proved it is top dog by winning an award in the Kennel Club's prestigious Open for Dogs Competition 2011

July 2011


The UK banking revolution one year on: Metro Bank celebrates its first birthday.

Metro Bank celebrates with over 25,000 accounts opened in its first year The revolution gathers momentum as store openings accelerate Metro Bank gives commercial customers “Local Lending” Metro Bank says “Thank You”


Metro Bank celebrates one year anniversary with 0% credit card

Metro Bank, Britain’s first new High Street bank in over 100 years is celebrating its one year anniversary on Friday July 29th, by offering all new and existing customers a fantastic credit card offer. Metro Bank has launched a 0% MasterCard® for 12 months that will give customers 0% APR on purchases, balance transfers and cash advances.


Metro Bank accelerates SME lending as banks abandon micro businesses and focus on larger SMEs

British ‘micro businesses’ are being let down by their business banks, according to a new research report amongst UK SMEs from Metro Bank. While 43% of larger SMEs (with between 50 and 250 employees) have regular access to a business banking manager, only 16% of micro businesses (under 10 employees) are given this support.


Metro Bank launches High Street leading rates for travel money

Metro Bank’s Travel Money arrives on time for the holiday season! Customers can start to enjoy their holidays before they even leave the country with the best foreign currency rates for Euros and Dollars on the High Street. Customers and non-customers can now purchase their holiday money in any of Metro Bank’s eight stores across Greater London.

May 2011


Metro Bank's Dogs Rule Weekend was a resounding success

The dog friendly 2 day event, which was held in partnership with Battersea Dogs & Cats Home, attracted huge interest in both the Bank as well as the opportunity to adopt one of the wonderful dogs from Battersea. Metro Bank opened 204 new accounts of which 74 were customers who had brought their dog (and a couple of cats) in with them to enjoy the party atmosphere.

October 2010



Store opens in Borehamwood, Herts on Friday 29 October Metro Bank, the first UK High Street bank in over 100 years, is opening its first store outside of London on 29 October in Borehamwood, Hertfordshire.

September 2010


Love Your Bank At Last - Metro Bank Marches on with Fulham Broadway Opening

The banking revolution continues with Fulham Broadway opening on Friday 1 October. Evenings and weekends most popular times to open Metro Bank accounts. The Metro Bank policy of being open early and open later, seven days a week, has been a big hit with its customers.


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