- State-of-the-art branch features high-tech digital displays, community
boardroom and more -
EDMONTON, Sept. 23, 2011 /CNW/ - D Canada Trust announces the grand
opening of a new concept branch located in Edmonton's Southgate Mall.
Bringing an innovative approach to branch banking, the new 6,400 square
foot branch offers customers an open design with a lounge and beverage
station, high-tech digital displays, virtual systems and other special
features to enhance and simplify the banking experience.
"We're incredibly excited to be relocating and joining the community of
retail stores and services in the Southgate Mall, with the opening of
our new "Bravo Branch" feedback from our customers has already been
very positive," says Heather Bennet, Branch Manager, TD Canada Trust.
"In this location, customers can complete several errands in one
convenient location by stopping in during their shopping excursions,
whether they need everyday banking services, want to meet with an
advisor or to inquire about a mortgage or loan."
In addition to the grand-opening festivities, the TD Friends of the Environment Foundation will present a $10,000 donation to the Federation of Alberta Naturalists for the Young Naturalist Club demonstrating TD's ongoing commitment to the community. This gift will
help the Young Naturalist Club provide educational resources and
opportunities for activities that promote being outdoors, observing
nature, scientific investigation, environmental stewardship, and
Media and the public are invited to take part in a grand opening event:
Friday, September 23, 2011
2 p.m. ribbon cutting ceremony
5015 111 Street NW, UNIT #800
Monique Bateman, SVP TD Canada Trust, Prairie Region
Heather Bennet, Branch Manager, TD Canada Trust
Kelsie Sharun, Young Naturalist Club Project Coordinator
Features of the new branch include:
An open concept design that helps TD serve customers better by moving financial specialists
out from behind desks and right into the presence of customers.
A Community Boardroom designed for use by groups of customers including families, businesses
and not-for-profit groups.
A Community Wall shares a pictorial story about the local area. The current display
features projects funded by the TD Friends of the Environment
Foundation and includes space for community groups to post flyers about
Digital Displays mounted throughout the branch to provide customers with current
information about TD products and services.
A Customer Lounge with a coffee station lets customers wait in comfort if they arrive
early for an appointment or are waiting for their friends or family to
complete their banking.
The new branch is wheelchair accessible and features 3 full-service
Green Machine ATMs available 24 hours a day. In addition, the new
location offers a full array of personal and small business products
and services as well as Financial Services Representatives, Financial
Advisors and a TD Waterhouse Financial Planner.
As part of TD Canada Trust's extended hours, branch hours are 8:00 am to
6:00 pm, Monday through Wednesday; 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Thursday and
Friday and 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday.
About TD Bank Group
The Toronto-Dominion Bank and its subsidiaries are collectively known as
TD Bank Group (TD). TD is the sixth largest bank in North America by
branches and serves more than 19 million customers in four key
businesses operating in a number of locations in key financial centres
around the globe: Canadian Personal and Commercial Banking, including
TD Canada Trust and TD Insurance; Wealth Management, including TD
Waterhouse and an investment in TD Ameritrade; U.S. Personal and
Commercial Banking, including TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank;
and Wholesale Banking, including TD Securities. TD also ranks among the
world's leading online financial services firms, with approximately 7
million online customers. TD had CDN$630 billion in assets on April 30,
2011. The Toronto-Dominion Bank trades under the symbol "TD" on the
Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges.
SOURCE TD BANK GROUP
For further information:
TD Bank Group