KBC bank has confirmed that almost all of its branches in Ireland will be closing their doors permanently from later today, with several Dublin branches affected.
The move is part of the bank's wind down of operations ahead of its exit from the Irish market. KBC's 11 branches located in Galway, Limerick, Cork, Waterford, Kildare and Dublin will close at 5pm today, six months after notice was given that were to shut.
Today there are five Dublin branches closing down, although one branch located in Grand Canal in Dublin, will stay open until the end of August to support a small number of customers who may still want to attend a hub in person. The other branch closures in the country will see 75 people lose their jobs.
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Here's everything to know about KBC's Dublin branches that are closing down today, including their locations and opening hours:
The KBC branch is located at 16-17 College Green in Dublin 2. It is set to close permanently from 5pm on Friday, 10 March.
Located at 142-143 Baggott Street in Dublin city centre, this branch is set to close permanently from 5pm on Friday, 10 March.
The KBC branch at Grand Canal is the only branch that is not set to close today. It will stay open until the end of August to support a small number of customers who may still want to attend a hub in person
This KBC branch is located at Unit 101, The Blanchardstown Centre in Blanchardstown, Dublin 5. Like many other Dublin branches, it will close its doors from 5pm today Friday, 10 March.
The Swords branch of KBC is located on 47 Main Street in Swords. It is closing down from today at 5pm Friday, March 10.
Stillorgan's KBC bank is situated on the Ground Floor Maple House, 26 Lower Kilmacud Road, in Stillorgan. Today is its final day being open and it will close from 5pm Friday 10 March.
In a statement, KBC said: "We continue to work with and support customers as they move their accounts, ensuring they have all the information they need, understand the actions they are required to take, and the timelines associated with those actions.”
The bank has advised customers that if they are having difficulty moving their current account, that KBC may be able to extend their notice. They added: "If customers are having difficulties or require additional support to move their accounts, they should contact KBC’s dedicated Care Team who can support vulnerable customers through the current account closure process.”
Its customer service team is on 1800 93 92 44, Monday to Friday, from 8am to 8pm and 9am to 5pm on Saturdays and Sundays.
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