The first branch office opened in Oldbury, some six miles (10 km) west of Birmingham, in 1864.
It also operates a number of office complex, brand headquarters and data centres in Yorkshire including Leeds, Sheffield and Halifax.The origins of Lloyds Bank date from 1765, when button maker John Taylor and Quaker iron producer and dealer Sampson Lloyd II set up a private banking business in Dale End, Birmingham.When the bank took over that bank in 1884, it retained the black horse as its symbol. It will be again submitted to you for final confirmation after the close of the Ordinary General Meeting. BIRMINGHAM, 9th February 1866 Two sons of the original partners followed in their footsteps by joining the established merchant bank Barnett, Hoares & Co.The new business began operations on 9 September 2013 under the TSB brand.Lloyds TSB was subsequently renamed Lloyds Bank on 23 September 2013.
and has an extensive network of branches and ATM in England and Wales (as well as an arrangement for its customers to be serviced by Bank of Scotland branches in Scotland, Halifax branches in Northern Ireland and vice versa) and offers 24-hour telephone and online banking services.
As of 2012 It has its operational Headquarters in London and other offices in Wales and Scotland.
It expanded during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and took over a number of smaller banking companies.
In 1995 it merged with the Trustee Savings Bank and traded as "Lloyds TSB Bank plc" between 19.
The black horse device dates from 1677, when Humphrey Stokes adopted it as sign for his shop. [They had an office at 20 Lombard St., London] Your Directors have the satisfaction to report that they have concluded an agreement with the well-known and old-established firm of Messrs.
Stokes was a goldsmith and "keeper of the running cashes" (an early term for banker) and the business became part of Barnett, Hoares & Co. Stevenson, Salt & Company for the amalgamation with this Company of their Banking Business at Stafford, Lichfield, Rugeley, and Eccleshall, and that this agreement has had the unanimous approval of the Extraordinary General Meeting held on 31st January last.