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Press Releases

August 2015


Metro Bank appoints two new hires to leadership team

Metro Bank is pleased to welcome aboard two new senior hires to its leadership team as part of its ambitious expansion plans.

April 2015


Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne celebrates Metro Bank's rapid growth in colleague numbers

Metro Bank, Britain’s revolutionary high street bank, today announces that it has created 1,700 new careers since its launch in 2010 and plans to employ a total of 5,000 colleagues by the end of 2020, as part of its wider expansion plans.

March 2014


Metro Bank wins at Asian Voice Awards

Metro Bank, the newest high street bank in more than 100 years, has been named Financial Provider of the Year at the Asian Voice Political & Public Life Awards in London. The revolutionary high street bank, which prides itself on offering customers the very best in service and convenience, was presented the top prize by Baroness Betty Boothroyd at a ceremony in the House of Commons.

February 2014


Metro Bank appoints Roger Farah to board

Metro Bank, the revolutionary high street bank, today announces the appointment of Roger Farah to its board as non-executive director.

January 2014


Metro Bank reports record growth

Metro Bank, the first new high street bank in more than 100 years, today announces its quarter four financial statement to 31 December 2013.


Metro Bank completes £387.5 million capital raise

Metro Bank, the revolutionary customer-focused high street bank, today confirms it has raised £387.5 million in a capital raise of common stock, with the share price at a 30% premium on the previous capital raise in June 2012. This fourth capital raise brings the total equity capital raised by the bank to £641 million ($1,050 million). The capital will be used to support the rapid expansion of Metro Bank, including its retail, commercial, and private banking businesses.


Metro Bank to create 500 jobs in 2014

Metro Bank, the revolutionary high street bank based in London and the South East, is gearing up for another year of exceptionally strong growth, with more than 500 new jobs to be created in 2014.

November 2013


Metro Bank wins Mumsnet Family Friendly Award

Metro Bank, which prides itself on offering customers the very best in service and convenience, was the only bank to be awarded the Gold accolade. It was praised for its family friendly initiatives for customers and colleagues, including the spacious layout of its stores, its Metro Money Zone financial education programme which forms part of its ‘Kids Rock!’ ethos, and its approach to flexible working for colleagues.


Metro Bank is bank of the year

Metro Bank continues its rapid expansion with the opening of its 22nd store on Cheapside in the City of London taking place next week. This will be followed by two more stores in Windsor and Edgware before the end of the year, and up to 12 stores to open in 2014. It now has more than 250,000 business and personal customer accounts, and recently announced third quarter results which saw record breaking growth across lending and deposits; year on year increases of 370% and 157% respectively.

October 2013


Metro Bank creates 1,000 new jobs in three years

Metro Bank, the revolutionary high street bank which earlier this month announced record third quarter growth, today announces it has created more than 1,000 career opportunities since its launch.


Metro Bank Media Team

Deborah Lewis on 020 3427 1485 or 07811 994554
Tele Lawal on 020 3870 6152 or 07977 200363