Bank holiday Tuesday as Ilford Barclays closes due to flooding
PUBLISHED: 18:24 29 May 2018 | UPDATED: 18:24 29 May 2018
It was a bank holiday for the second day in a row (well at least in Ilford) after flooding caused a Barclays branch to close today, Tuesday May 29.
Resident were met with shut glass doors at the service on the High Road and were politely directed to other facilities via a notice on the door.
Customers have the option of travelling to Barking or using online service.
A Barclays spokesman said customers shouldn’t bank on the shop being open on Wednesday but they are fixing the situation as soon as possible.
“As a result of the bad weather in Ilford this afternoon rainwater entered the branch in the High Street and it was necessary to close,” he said
“We have engineers on site assessing the situation and will reopen as soon as possible, however due to the extent of the damage this is unlikely to be until Thursday.
“We apologise to customers for the inconvenience caused.”
If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Ilford Recorder. Click the link in the orange box above for details.