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What times does Lloyds Bank open today?

ALL Lloyds Bank branches are opened as lockdown restrictions lift on all non-essential stores.

During lockdown, branches remained open but the majority were operating at reduced hours.

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When restrictions lifted on Monday, the bank announced that branch opening hours would change.

The majority are now opening for longer hours than during lockdown, the bank said.

Hours vary from branch to branch but you can use the bank's locator tool to check your local store's opening times.

It comes after Lloyds banking group permanently closed dozens of branches across the country last year.

During the first lockdown, some branches closed and others operated at reduced hours from 10am to 2pm on weekdays with no weekend openings.

Lloyds told the son that while branches are still open the "safest way" to bank with them at the moment is through the app or online banking.

Meanwhile, call centres are also open as normal.

A spokesperson said: “The safest way to bank with us right now is from home, either using our app or through Online Banking. If you do need to visit us in branch, please check our latest opening hours before you visit.

"To protect you and our staff, we’ve put social distancing measures in place in our branches so you can bank with us safely. You'll also be asked to wear a face covering.

"When you visit, we may ask you to wait outside if it’s busy and things may take a little more time to complete, but we’ll help you as quickly as we can, so please bear with us."

Elsewhere, we've put together a comprehensive guide on what time Primark opens now that lockdown rules have listed.

It comes after the UK economy grew in February despite the UK's lockdown.

Meanwhile, millions of hard-up Brits on Universal Credit and benefits have seen payments rise in April.

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