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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. 

News from your branch


Apex Plaza, Forbury Road
0118 959 5462
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

Meet the team

Jack Miller
Branch Manager
01189 595477
07917 154943
Ian Fraser
Corporate Banking Manager
01189 595452
07909 915723
Neil Orr
Corporate Banking Manager
0118 9595462
Paul Spennewyn
Corporate Banking Manager
01189 595820
07837 446379
Jessica Grimmett
Individual Banking Manager
01189 595765
07971 920225
Justyna Woldanowska
Individual Banking Manager
01189 595478
07817 037235
Sarah Bone
Account Manager Support
0118 959 5462
Robyn Carruthers
Account Manager Support
01189 595479
Beverley Goldup
Account Manager Support
01189 595450
Rebecca Hallaways
Account Manager Support
01189 595444
Kate Phillips
Account Manager Support
01189 595458
Mark Wills
Wealth Management
01189 595462
Karen King
Asset Finance Specialist
01189 595462
Nigel Phipps
Invoice Finance Specialist
01189 595462
Deb Deeprose
International Trade Specialist
01189 595462
Jim Packer
Cash Management Specialist
01189 595462

What our customers say


''My finance director and I were both impressed with the approach of the Handelsbanken team who quickly got to grips with our business and requirements which included 7 existing offices and an additional property purchase increasing the network to 8 offices. What was more impressive was the speed at which they were able to come back with approved terms and then manage the handover process which included moving a high volume of direct debits for the lettings side of the business. The transfer included a number of obstacles which needed to be overcome but these were smoothed over without fuss by the Handelsbanken team and their proactive and sensible attitude.''

CEO, Corporate banking customer

''The team at Handelsbanken were motivated and keen to do business, were extremely effective at moving my application forwards, and they worked tirelessly to allow me to structure the loan in exactly the way I needed. Moreover, they provide a fantastic service - how I imagine banking might have been in a previous age, with smart people in the branch making their own decisions, always thinking about how to make things easier for you. I am thoroughly impressed by Handelsbanken, and highly recommend.''

Mr C, Individual banking customer