SANTANDER is opening a new corporate business centre in Bournemouth.

Santander Corporate and Commercial is opening the centre at 43-45 Commercial Road as part of a strategic plan to increase its presence across the UK. It will provide a relationship banking service to corporate and commercial customers with a turnover above £250,000. The centre will be supported by local credit partners to assist with lending decisions.

The team is led by Alex Fuller, regional director for Solent and Dorset. It is made up of relationship managers Mark Robertson, Katie Loder and Debbie Fawcus and assistant relationship managers Lauren Eyers and Lawrence Bones.

The bank holds a drinks reception on Wednesday May 7, 6.30pm, at AFC Bournemouth’s Goldsands Stadium.

Anyone interested in attending should contact Lawrence Bones by emailing or ringing 05511 440 252.