8/10 Ecowas Avenue
PMB 259 Banjul
4228681 / 4228682 / 4228683
Fax: 4202692 or 4222437
Kairaba Avenue Branch
Basse (Main Rd.),
Upper River Region
Branch opening hours:-
(Senegambia (Kololi), Serrekunda, Fajara)
Monday to Friday
8:00am – 12:00pm
4:00pm – 6:30pm
8:00am – 4:00pm Mon
CEO: Humphrey Mukwereza
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
Standard Bank (Gambia) Limited (SCBL)
started its banking operations in Gambia back in 1894 when it
appointed Elder Dempster Company shipping line to be its agents in
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.
Standard 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 services.
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