Posted by on January 14, 2020 3:16 am

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Santander Bank notified account holders by mail that it’s closing the branch located in Shenandoah.

According to a breaking report from The Shenandoah Sentinel, April 17 will be the last day of business at the Santander Bank branch in the borough. The bank’s closing for good at noon that day.

Santander Closing Shenandoah Branch

The Santander branch in Shenandoah is located at 2 North Main Street.

Though the last day of business is in mid-April, the last day to claim items held in safe deposit boxes at Santander in Shenandoah is March 10.

After the bank closes up, it will consolidate operations with the branch located on South Centre Street in Pottsville.

Check out The Sentinel report on how this announcement affects customers there:
Shenandoah Santander to close in April, merge with Pottsville branch.

More Branch Closings for Santander?

It appears this is the first Santander branch to close in 2020 in the U.S. The Spanish bank hasn’t made any announcements on branch closings for 2020.

In 2019, Santander made headlines when it announced the closing of 140 branches in the UK. It didn’t announce any major closings in the US last year. However, it did agree to sell 14 branches located in central Pennsylvania to First Commonwealth Financial Corp., based in Indiana, PA.

According to a Philadelphia Business Journal report, Santander operated 129 branches in Pennsylvania in 2019.

Here are the remaining Santander Bank locations in Schuylkill County once the branch in Shenandoah closes:

  • Pottsville
  • Schuylkill Haven
  • Orwigsburg
  • Tamaqua

There are also branches located in Mount Carmel, Shamokin, and Shoemakersville.

 

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