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Metro Bank Invites Crawley Community To Celebrate Brand New Store

24th October 2018
  • Welcome party on Friday 2 and Saturday 3 November in town centre
  • Free face painting, manicures, shoe shining, music and much more for the whole community to enjoy
  • New bank to offer residents and businesses in-store networking events

Metro Bank, the revolution in British banking, is officially unveiling its new store in Crawley on Friday, 2 and Saturday, 3 November.  To mark the occasion, the award-winning bank is inviting businesses, residents and four-legged friends to a two-day grand opening party.

Celebrations will kick off from Friday morning, with freebies and entertainment, including stilt walkers, a DJ, free manicures, face painting and a dog show. Henry Smith, MP for Crawley, will officially open the store, along with the bank’s hosts Local Director, Doug Howell and Store Manager, Nicky Ascenso.  Everyone is invited meet the team at 25 Queens Square, RH10 1HA.

Henry Smith, Member of Parliament for Crawley said: “We welcome Metro Bank to the community and its new presence will be a great addition to Crawley’s town centre. The bank has chosen a very prominent location which will be convenient for local businesses and residents.”

Craig Donaldson, CEO at Metro Bank commented: “I’m delighted we are now part of the Crawley community and introducing real choice into how people bank. Our new seven-day-a-week store, which is supported by state-of-the-art technology, will act as a central hub; hosting regular networking events for businesses, as well as charity and fun-family events for local residents throughout the year. Most importantly, the store will be supported by friendly colleagues, who are committed to ensuring customers receive the very best banking experience.”

Metro Bank Crawley will provide instant account opening, along with on-the-spot card printing, meaning customers can walk in without an appointment and walk out with a fully-functioning account. What’s more, the store will have over 3,000 safe deposit boxes for people to store their valuables and coin counting facilities that are free to be used by customers and non-customers alike.

All Metro Bank stores are open from 8am to 8pm Monday to Fridays, 8am to 6pm on Saturday and 11am to 5pm on Sundays and bank holidays, 362 days a year.