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Martins Bank’s success as a national bank, comes about through its decentralised structure and the deployment of regional head offices. This is made possible by the way that Martins Bank has subsumed several smaller banks across England and Wales, which provides solid local as well as national foundations. As a result, SEVEN of the nine districts of Martins Bank have their own substantial District Office premises, where major financial decisions can be expedited without reference to Head Office. To visit the Martins Bank District of your choice – and to explore the regional layout of the Bank – please choose from the leaflets shown here.  There are almost 1000 branch buildings to choose from, and most have a tale or two to tell about life between the 1910s and the 1960s.  You can also look at lists of the Branches within the original Manchester and Halifax Districts of the Bank of Liverpool and Martins…

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Former Districts of the Bank

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MGEH

WHILST MARTINS BANK ARCHIVE HAS NO CONNECTION WITH THE DAY TO DAY TRADING ACTIVITIES OF

THE BARCLAYS GROUP OF COMPANIES, WE ARE GRATEFUL FOR THE CONTINUED GENEROUS

GUIDANCE, ADVICE AND SUPPORT OF BARCLAYS GROUP ARCHIVES IN THE BUILDING

AND SHAPING OF THIS ONLINE SOCIAL HISTORY.

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