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Metro Bank brings the banking revolution to Tunbridge Wells

11th May 2015
  • Metro Bank Tunbridge Wells Grand Opening celebrations to take place on Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd May
  • Amazing services for customers: store open seven days a week, 362 days a year, early and late; Magic Money Machines; Safe Deposit Boxes and much more

Metro Bank’s rapid expansion continues in 2015 with the opening of its 35th store in Tunbridge Wells. To mark the occasion, the UK’s most revolutionary bank will be holding two days of celebrations on Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd May.

The new Tunbridge Wells Metro Bank store can be found at 2 & 4 Calverley Road, Tunbridge Wells, TN1 2TB. Customers will be looked after by a team led by Local Director, Neil Emmerson, and Store Manager, Karen Doe.

Tunbridge Wells residents visiting the store will have the chance to enjoy an array of grand opening festivities; including stilt walkers, face painting, performing dogs, live music, and most importantly, a new convenient, customer-focused bank that provides unparalleled levels of service and convenience. At Metro Bank, Dogs Rule, so customers are invited to bring their canine companions along with them.

Metro Bank is committed to providing customers with amazing service and convenience through every banking channel. Unlike any other bank in the UK, all stores provide instant printing and replacements for lost or stolen debit cards, free coin counting for customers and non-customers alike with Metro Bank Magic Money Machines and, Safe Deposit Boxes for customers’ valuables.

The bank uses the most advanced technology to support customers through whichever channel they choose to use for their banking. Customers can choose to bank face-to-face in store, can call a 24 hour local contact centre manned by people not machines, bank online, or through an innovative personal mobile app.

All Metro Bank stores are open at the most convenient times for local residents and businesses; 8am - 8pm Monday – Friday, 8am – 6pm Saturday and 11am – 5pm Sundays and bank holidays, 362 days a year.

Customers wishing to reserve a Safe Deposit Box at the Tunbridge Wells store, can do so online the week before the opening by clicking here.

Mayor of Tunbridge Wells, Councillor Julian Stanyer, said: “I am delighted to welcome Metro Bank to Tunbridge Wells. I understand that the bank has been recognised by the London Stock Exchange as one of the ‘1,000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ and that it has recently celebrated the creation of its 500,000th new account.

“Clearly Metro Bank is bringing something new and different to the banking sector; a model focused on providing the very best in service and convenience to their customers. I applaud their approach. We shall look forward to experiencing this new, innovative, banking experience and wish them every success as they establish a presence in this town.”

Kevin Walker, Regional Director, Metro Bank, commented: “We are excited to continue our expansion in 2015 with the opening of our brand new store in Tunbridge Wells. Thousands of people have joined us for the unparalleled levels of service and convenience that we offer, and we’re thrilled to be able to bring a true banking alternative to the Tunbridge Wells community. Our role is to make banking simple and convenient, and we look forward to welcoming both personal and business customers on our journey as we revolutionise UK banking.”