Metro to add private banking suite at new Chelsea store 14:10 GMT Metro Bank Private Banking is planning to launch a private banking suite above its new Chelsea store.
The suite, which will open in the summer, will have its own entrance and discrete parking off the King's Road.
For head of private banking, Julie Barnsley, it will be particularly useful in wooing those wealthy clients which are local to the area.
In time she plans for relationship managers to be based in Chelsea full time, such is the ambition for the foothold in one of London's most expensive areas.
Brown Shipley appoints head of private banking 11:32 GMT Brown Shipley has appointed Guy Healey as head of private banking. The firm said he will be responsible for “expanding the business presence and client base throughout the UK.”