The UK’s community bank, Metro Bank, welcomed the leader of Sheffield City Council, councillor Terry Fox and the deputy leader, councillor Julie Grucott at its Fargate store this week.
Hosted by Metro Bank’s local director, Michelle Slater, the Leader and Deputy Leader enjoyed a tour of the bank including its safe. The councillors were delighted to hear about the different services Metro Bank offers to its customers and Metro Bank’s contributions to the local community especially the bank’s commitment to offering free financial education to local schools.
“As a community bank, we are here to support our local businesses as well as Sheffield residents,” explains Sheffield Metro Bank’s local director, Michelle Slater. “Terry and Julie were impressed with the free Money Zone financial education we offer to local schools for Key Stage Two pupils. Money Zone comprises of four sessions on budgeting, saving, banking with the last session taking place in store to give the children a behind the scenes look at the bank including a visit to the vault and the chance to try our Magic Money Machine. Metro Bank has delivered its Money Zone programme to over 50,000 school children.”
Metro Bank’s Sheffield store can be found at 58-64 Fargate, Sheffield, S1 2HE. The store is currently open Monday – Saturday 08:30am - 6pm. Sunday: 11am - 5pm.