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A truly local approach

Our local banking model means that you deal with people you know: experienced bankers who know the local market well. We are committed to developing long-term customer relationships which are built on trust and high levels of personal service. Please contact us if you’d like to know more about our approach to banking and how we could help you.

If you are living or working in the Barnstaple area, for your convenience we have a meeting place in Barnstaple that is available for you to meet the team by appointment only. Please contact the team to arrange.


19 Southernhay West
Opening hours
Monday 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 17:00

A word from the Branch Manager, Jim


"Here at the Exeter branch, our ambition is to be the best bank in the City and across our wider geographic territory which of course includes North Devon, Mid Devon and Torbay. Customer service and satisfaction drives everything we do in the Branch. We're passionate about getting to know our customers personally and helping to make a real difference to them and their families.

Having been in the City of Exeter since 2008 and more recently operating in North Devon since 2013, we're now lucky enough to be working with some second, and even third family generations! Across Devon there's a fantastic sense of community, and we aim to be visible and proactive in the local markets helping to drive economic activity and growth.

If you're thinking of a local bank that specialises in building relationships, one that empowers its employees to make the majority of banking and credit decisions and where you can speak to the decision maker please do give us a call to find out more."

What our customers say


“As a UK water company we are striving to link our financing with our sustainable goals. We are looking to address some of the issues affecting our regions and our customers to create and maintain a sustainable business for generations to come. It is our aim to issue all our debt through our sustainable financing framework and I am pleased that we our continuing our long-standing relationship with Handelsbanken Exeter through our latest sustainability linked revolving credit facilities which were recently completed. Thank you for your continued support of the business and I look forward to working with you on more projects going forward.”

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