HSBC plans to make Aberdeen biggest Scottish branch
HSBC has said it plans to open its largest Scottish branch in Aberdeen, creating 26 jobs.
The bank announced it plans to invest £3.5m in its Aberdeen operations, opening a main branch in Union Street at the former Internacionale site.
HSBC said it would also upgrade its existing Queen's Road site.
John Rendall, chief executive officer for HSBC in Scotland, said: "Of the new branches we're planning for Scotland, Aberdeen is our biggest investment."
He added: "As a city with a thriving economy and international outlook, our expansion here forms an important part of our growth strategy for Scotland."