KBC opens doors to flagship hub on College Green

05/06/15

Flagship Digital Hub features latest interactive technology for modern banking experience in prime city location.

KBC Bank Ireland has opened the doors to its flagship retail banking hub located in a prime city centre location at 16 College Green in Dublin’s city centre.    

The 291 square metre hub offers banking facilities on the doorstep of Trinity College’s 17,000 student population and in the heart of Dublin’s busy shopping district. The hub is unique among KBC’s 14 retail banking locations nationwide in that it features state-of-the-art design and interactive touchscreen technology including a ‘Discovery Zone’. Customers can enjoy instant access to KBC’s full suite of digital brochures and apps, including a new mobile banking app which launches on iTunes and Android in the coming weeks. KBC’s team of eight personal finance specialists will also be on hand to meet with customers in a choice of modern and relaxed meeting spaces.  

The opening of KBC’s flagship hub follows the recent opening of hubs in Wilton (Cork), Waterford, Kilkenny and Naas in recent months, joining existing hubs in Cork city, Limerick, Galway, Maynooth, Dundrum, Stillorgan, Swords, Grand Canal and Baggot Street in Dublin. Today’s opening underscores KBC’s evolution into a full service retail bank, having successfully launched retail banking products and services ranging from current account, a suite of savings and investmentsinsurance products, credit cardpersonal loan and mortgage offers.   

Dara Deering, Executive Director and Head of Retail Banking, KBC Bank Ireland, said: “We are delighted to open KBC’s flagship retail banking hub on College Green in Dublin’s city centre. This is a special day for the entire KBC team who, for the past two years, have worked to grow our presence, products and services for Irish consumers looking for a bank that delivers on product value, innovation and genuine customer service.
 

"Our flagship hub offers customers in the capital a warm welcome and contemporary environment equipped with the latest interactive technology. As Ireland’s retail bank of the future we are always looking at new ways to enhance the digital experience for our customers. The launch of our new mobile app this month will do just that, making personal banking even easier for customers on the go.” 


Declan Naughton, Manager of KBC’s flagship College Green Hub said: “We look forward to welcoming new and existing customers in the capital to our flagship hub on College Green. For shoppers, students, workers and local residents our location right in the heart of the city offers customers convenience and choice for all their personal banking needs. I would encourage people to call in and explore our new Discovery Zone, chat to our team of personal finance specialists and find out why more customers are switching to KBC. Our innovative products, market leading rates, extended opening hours, digital focus and emphasis on customer service combine to give customers an all-round great banking experience at KBC.” 

KBC’s flagship hub opening hours are Monday to Friday between 9.00am and 5.30pm, with late opening on Thursday (until 7pm) and Saturday opening from 10.00am – 2.00pm. The hub will also be home to special customer evenings and events throughout the year as it becomes a part of life in the city.   

Contact KBC’s College Green hub on 01 513 1120 for more information.