Contact Address Details:
Chartered Bank Gambia Limited
8/10 Ecowas Avenue
PMB 259 Banjul
The Gambia, West Africa
Tel no: +220 4201123 / 4228681
4228682 / 4228683
4202692 or 4222437
Swift Code Identification: scblgmgm
SCB Branch Locations:
Kairaba Avenue Branch
Telephone no: 4396350
Basse (Main Rd.),
Upper River Region
Branch opening hours:-
(Senegambia (Kololi), Serrekunda, Fajara)
Monday to Thursday
8am – 4pm
Friday & Saturday
8am - 1pm / 3pm - 4pm
Number of staff: 132
Temporary staff: 19
UK Head Office:
Standard Chartered Bank (UK)
London, EC2V 5DD
+44 (020) 7885 8888
+44 (020) 7885 9999
Bank (Gambia) Limited (SCBL) started its banking operations
in Gambia back in 1894 when it appointed Elder Dempster Company
shipping line to be its agent in Gambia.
It used to carry many of the functions of the Central Bank
and until 2002 it was the only international bank in The Gambia.
The financial institution has their headquarters based in the
capital at Banjul, with three branches and two agencies. Their
corporate base is in Central East London.
Chartered enjoys a 55% market share, of which more than 80% is
made up of the middle and upper market segments.
In December 1998, the company launched the country's first
24-hour Automated Teller Machines with VISA card acceptance
for cash machine withdrawals. This introduced for the first
time in Gambia the concept of 24-hour banking.
Standard Chartered Bank provides a comprehensive range of
banking services and products in consumer, business and institutional
development banking as well as providing complete treasury
Its consumer services products include wealth management products
like current accounts, savings accounts and foreign currency
accounts as well as Linksave and Fixed Deposit Accounts as
well as children's banking facilities. They also provide personal
installment overdrafts and loans, mortgages for house buyers,
ATM facilities and Western Union money transfer services.
For their small and medium-sized enterprizes, they also provide
lending, cash management, and trade finance services.
SCB's corporate products include Trade Finance, Cash Management,
Foreign Exchange and a wide range of Corporate Finance solutions.