[Talk-GB] NatWest / RBS Branch closures

Brian Prangle bprangle at gmail.com
Fri Dec 1 18:55:09 UTC 2017


And don't lets forget the thoussands of phone boxes about to be made
redundant by BT. Perhap the UK Chapter should start contacting these
companies officially and asking for  data especially the schedule of
closures?

Regards

Brian

On 1 December 2017 at 13:33, SK53 <sk53.osm at gmail.com> wrote:

> I created a dynamic umap
> <http://umap.openstreetmap.fr/en/map/lloyds-tsb_26056#9/51.3778/-0.5466>
> (following RobJN's instructions) for this, based on an idea of Ed
> Loach.Plenty left in London (including on Oxford St) & in the West Midlands.
>
> And yes this is a generic issue, which is why the latest round of banking
> closures is as good a reason as any to raise it again.
>
> Jerry
>
> On 1 December 2017 at 13:18, Paul Berry <pmberry2007 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> There are still "Lloyds TSB" branches to mop up too over 4 years since
>> their demerger (over 600 matches based on March 2017 GB OSM extract), Are
>> we able to list all of these points of interest conveniently in a tool?
>> Overpass Turbo query: http://overpass-turbo.eu/s/tsq
>>
>> Regards,
>> *Paul*
>>
>> On 1 December 2017 at 12:08, Colin Spiller <colin at thespillers.org.uk>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Lloyds Banking Group will close some bank branches (listed at
>>> https://www.lloydsbank.com/contact-us/branch-closures.asp ) and
>>> Yorkshire Building Society will close more (listed at
>>> http://www.ybs.co.uk/changes/index.html ).
>>>
>>> It's a fairly general problem. Recording the list & annotating the OSM
>>> features sounds a good idea.
>>>
>>> Colin
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On 01/12/17 11:35, SK53 wrote:
>>>
>>> RBS are planning another massive round of branch closures (a full list
>>> here
>>> <http://metro.co.uk/2017/12/01/list-of-natwest-and-rbs-branches-closing-across-the-uk-7123401/>
>>> ).
>>>
>>> I was wondering what the best approach might be to track these:
>>>
>>>    - Notes on all relevant branches. We've done this in the past for
>>>    smaller chains (Netto, American Apparel) and the notes do get closed
>>>    eventually when someone re-surveys an area. Easier to spot now through
>>>    phone apps like Vespucci & OSMAnd
>>>    - Fixmes on the branches. As above, but a little less visible
>>>    - A wiki page listing branches & their equivalent OSM Id
>>>    - A umap instance
>>>
>>> Any thoughts?
>>>
>>> Jerry
>>>
>>>
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