on a fresh new look - Burnham's renamed Lloyds is opened
Bank in Burnham-On-Sea town centre was re-opened on Wednesday
(September 25th) after undergoing a rebranding.
bank in The High Street is one of more than 1,300 branches across
the country getting a new look following its split with TSB earlier
Mayor Cllr Martin cut the ribbon to open the newly-named bank
was joined by invited representatives from Burnham rescue hovercraft
charity BARB and Burnham's Food & Drink Festival.
Martin Cox said: "It is welcome news for Burnham that after
the split between Lloyds Bank and TSB, Lloyds have decided to
stay in our High Street."
are very lucky in Burnham-On-Sea to have a vibrant town centre
with many varied shops. Unlike many other towns, we rarely see
shops with their shutters down."
are the hub of financial life and busines in any town and to have
a strong bank presence is to have a strong local economy - so
we welcome the new slimmed-down, re-born Lloyds Bank."
has been nominated by the bank's staff for a chance to receive
a Lloyds Bank Community Fund Award and the charity is therefore
appealing to local people to give their support by voting
online here or calling in at the branch.
Food Festival organisers, Beverley and Sarah Milner Simonds, also
dropped in at Wednesday's launch to give tasters of what to expect
at Saturday's event.