General News

The coronavirus pandemic throws up fresh challenges every day and our priority, always, is to protect our customers’ interests.  Unfortunately, at a time when COVID-19 is bringing out the best in so many, we are aware that others are exploiting the pandemic with a variety of scams.

Many...Read more


Please note that the limit for contactless card purchases has increased from £30 to £45 with effect from the 1st of April 2020.  This is part of an industry-wide initiative to reduce cash transactions and limit contact with PIN terminals in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.Read more

March 2020

We would like to reassure our customers that Hoare’s bank is continuing to offer all necessary services.

Both the Fleet Street and the Lowndes Street branches are now closed.  However, we have had strong contingency plans in place for some time, and these are being implemented...Read more

Following the government's most recent announcement, for the safety and welfare of all, we are closing both our Fleet Street and Lowndes Street branches to customers.

Our banking services remain fully operational and we ask that you call us in the usual way if you wish to speak with your...Read more

During this escalating outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) we wanted to reassure you that Hoare’s bank remains very much open for business. However, if you wish to avoid central London we are more than happy to communicate via email or telephone.

In these unsettling times we are doing all...Read more