Standard Chartered Bank Kenya has announced the planned temporary closure of eight of its branches within Nairobi. According to communication sent to its customers via e-mail, the bank noted that the decision to effect the temporary closures have been occasioned by the need to adjust to keep its staff and customers safe following the covid-19 pandemic.
‘As we continue to play our part in minimizing the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, we are continuously reviewing measures that will keep our staff and you safe. In this regard, we would like to advise that we shall temporarily close eight branches for a period of three (3) months effective 01 May 2020,’
said Edith Chumba, Head of Retail Banking, Kenya & East Africa in the statement.
The eight branches scheduled for the temporary closure include; the T-Mall branch off Langata road, the Harambee avenue branch within the CBD, the Garden city branch, Two Rivers Mall branch, standard chartered Upperhill, the Maritime branch as well as the JKIA branch.
She added that staff from the closed branches will be deployed to support other branches or business units.
‘Please be assured that there will be no interruption to your banking as we have branches within proximity as well as our robust online and mobile platforms allowing you 24/7 banking anytime, anywhere,’