Category: Trade

  • Barclays bank closure confirmed

    On 25th May, Much Wenlock learned that Barclays, the last bank in town was to close on 4th October. I set out the problems this would cause in an article published on the following day. We got a petition to Barclays onto shop counters on the day of the announcement, and Philip Dunne MP and…

  • Much Wenlock’s last bank closing

    I suppose it was only a matter of time.  First, Lloyds Bank in Wilmore Street closed in 1998. It was an inconvenience, but we could always slip into their Broseley branch to pay in a cheque. Lloyds installed a cashpoint at the NISA store on Bridgnorth Road – I think the only one in town…