Two branches of the NatWest will be closing for good.

Downham Market’s branch will shut on November 30 and Swaffham’s will also close on December 7.

A new mobile service will be introduced to help customers in both towns and the company has joined-forces with the Post Office so deposits, withdrawals and balance checks can be made at branches.

“The number of transactions taking place at the Downham branch has dropped by 28 per cent since 2011 and only 53 customers use the branch on a regular, weekly basis,” said a spokesman for the bank.

“We are introducing a mobile branch service to the community and will be engaging with our customers and the local community to understand the best day and time for it to visit,” he said.

The decision was taken after ‘careful consideration,’ he added.