Bank in Fareham closes temporarily

A BANK branch in Fareham town centre was forced to close today to allow cleaning to take place.

Tuesday, 2nd February 2021, 3:35 pm
Updated Tuesday, 2nd February 2021, 3:36 pm

Barclays, in West Street, closed this morning to undergo a precautionary deep clean after a potential transmission of coronavirus.

A spokesperson said they would be opening again tomorrow.

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A Barclays spokesperson said: ‘We are working hard to keep our branches open for as long as possible so we can continue to support our customers during this difficult time.

‘However, it was necessary to temporarily close Fareham branch today due to operational reasons. We are aiming to reopen the branch tomorrow and apologise for any inconvenience caused to our customers.

‘The nearest Barclays branch currently open is at Gosport, however, in the current circumstances, this may change. Customers can find the latest opening hours and information on branch finder.

‘We encourage our customers to do their banking online or using the Barclays App and only visit the branch if it is absolutely necessary. Everyday banking can also be carried out at the Post Office.’