High Street Bank

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High Street Bank

A large bank in the United Kingdom with branches spread out in many towns all over the country. It takes its name from "high street," which is a term for a main thoroughfare.
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SIR Richard Branson's Virgin Money have asked an industry veteran to lead their push to become a high-street bank.
High-street bank machines don't charge for debit card withdrawals, so use these instead.
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Today, the confidence helped high-street banks with Barclays up 59p at pounds 21.
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BRITAIN'S top high-street banks were shamed in a Competition Commission report yesterday, after it emerged that Royal Bank of Scotland, Barclays, Lloyds TSB and HSBC have been overcharging small business customers and had formed a monopoly.