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Press Releases

February 2013


Metro Bank welcomes increased focus on Current Account Switching: "This will kick other banks into gear"

Craig Donaldson, Chief Executive of Metro Bank comments on today’s announcement from the Chancellor on the introduction of the seven day switch: “We welcome today’s increased focus on switching in the current account market. The ‘seven day switch’ is an important move that will do great good by increasing public confidence in the switching process. Customers tell us that they’re worried about the process, when in fact it is straightforward and simple, and we believe that it’s this lack of confidence that is significantly holding up movement in the market.

June 2012


Metro Bank launches intermediary mortgage proposition

Metro Bank, the revolutionary High Street Bank, today announces a move into intermediary mortgages. This pilot programme will provide residential mortgages for properties in London and the South East.

February 2012


Metro Bank launches new online applications for Cash ISAs

Metro Bank has added to its range of services today by introducing online applications for two of its transparent and competitive products. For the first time customers outside of Greater London are now able to experience the benefits of being a Metro Bank customer by being able to apply for 3.25% online 1 Year Fixed Rate Cash ISA and a 2.35% Instant Access Cash ISA, without the need to visit one of its stores.


Metro Bank calls for transparency of savings products

Metro Bank, Britain's revolutionary high street retail bank, today calls on other lenders to follow their lead by promoting transparency in their savings rates, and to stop offering teaser rates in order to attract deposits.

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 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.


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