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Contact Address Details:
Standard Chartered Bank Gambia Limited
Banjul Headquarters
8/10 Ecowas AvenueFajara branch
PMB 259 Banjul
The Gambia, West Africa

Tel no: +220 4201123 / 4228681
           +220 4228682 / 4228683
Fax:              4202692 or 4222437
Swift Code Identification: scblgmgm
Email: Form

SCB Branch Locations:
Kairaba Avenue Branch
Telephone no: 4396350
(Senegambia Strip)
Tel:  4463277
Fax: 463568

Tel:  4374341
Fax: 4370102

Basse (Main Rd.),
Upper River Region
Tel:  5668581

Branch opening hours:-
(Senegambia (Kololi), Serrekunda, Fajara)
Monday to Thursday
8am 4pm

Friday & Saturday
8am - 1pm / 3pm - 4pm

Other Details:
Number of staff: 132
Temporary staff: 19
Established: 1894
Branches: 5

UK Head Office:
Standard Chartered Bank (UK)
1Basinghall Avenue
London, EC2V 5DD
United Kingdom

+44 (020) 7885 8888

+44 (020) 7885 9999

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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 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.

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 Finance solutions.


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