Barnoldswick Car Finance

Used Car Finance in Barnoldswick, Lancashire

GB Car Finance specialises in used car finance in and around Barnoldswick. We will work hard to help you obtain an approval decision, based on affordability, in minutes and drive away your new used car within 24 hours!

Car Finance Based On Affordability

If you need a loan to buy a used car then you have come to the right place - We could help to find car finance for you regardless of your current financial circumstances. We regularly help people with bad credit, even if they have been refused elsewhere.

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Used Car Finance Barnoldswick

Car Finance Barnoldswick

We are available to help people access car finance 247, 365 days a year - Whether you need an affordable family saloon, an economical hatchback, a large car or a people carrier we will work hard to help you find the right car for you. Apply online day or night, or speak with one of our friendly operators who will help guide you through the car finance application process and answer any questions you have.

“I was happy with the deal I got for my new car as I've struggled in the past to get the finance from any other company as I've had bad credit. They were very helpful on the phone and helped me choose my car - I was more than happy and would recommend GB Car Finance to anyone…”

All circumstances considered - CCJs, defaults, arrears, self employed, benefits, limited or no credit history, refused car finance elsewhere - Whatever your circumstances we'll look to help.

Used Car Finance in Lancashire

As well as Barnoldswick, GB Car Finance is pleased to assist people searching for car finance in Accrington, Ashton-under-Lyne, Bacup, Blackburn, Blackpool, Burnley, Carnforth, Chorley, Clitheroe, Colne, Darwen, Fleetwood, Heywood, Lancaster, Leigh, Leyland, Littleborough, Lytham St Annes, Morecambe, Nelson, Ormskirk, Pemberton, Poulton-le-Fylde, Preston, Rossendale, Skelmersdale, Thornton-Cleveleys and Todmorden in Lancashire.

More information about Barnoldswick

Barnoldswick: The Industrial, Financial, and Motorsports Hub of the UK

Barnoldswick, UK, is a charming, vibrant market town located in Lancashire County. The town is known for its industrial heritage, commercial activity, and, most notably, its motorsports venues. Throughout its history, Barnoldswick has produced several well-known figures, who have helped shape the region's growth and development.

The History of Barnoldswick

The earliest known references to Barnoldswick date back to the 12th century, when it was first mentioned in the 'Domestic Roll' of 1212. The name 'Barnoldswick' is derived from the Old English name 'Beornwald' — meaning 'Beorn's Wold'. Over the centuries that followed, the village was constantly plagued by civil unrest, which thankfully subsided by the 1800s.

The Industrial and Financial Development of Barnoldswick

In the 19th century, Barnoldswick began to prosper, thanks to the emergence of several heavy industries and financial institutions. The earliest recorded industries were cotton and wool, which were run by Arnold Coward and Thomas Taylor — respectively. By the early 1900s, two other large businesses — Rolls-Royce and Wharton's Finance Company — had taken root in the area.

Today, Barnoldswick is a significant centre of automotive engineering and finance. The town is home to a major facility of Rolls-Royce, which manufactures various types of industrial turbines, aircraft engines, and power generators. The facility is the largest of its kind in Europe and employs around three thousand people. Wharton's Finance Company, which was founded in 1910 and is one of the oldest financial institutions in the UK, is also headquartered in Barnoldswick and provides services related to finance, wealth management, and stock broking.

The Motorsports Scene of Barnoldswick

One of the main attractions for motorsports fans is the famous Wharton Motorsports Track. Located just outside of the town, the track was built in 1972, and has since become renowned for its challenging layouts and fast track times. The track hosts many different types of motor racing events - from karting to touring cars, single seater racing to drifting. The track has been the venue for the British Touring Car Championship multiple times, and is the home to an array of local amateur and professional drivers.

Barnoldswick's Demographics

The total population of Barnoldswick is estimated to be 8,357 - with the majority of the population being of white British ethnicity. The largest age group is 16-24 years old, making up 32% of the town's population. The town has an unemployment rate of 4% - which is lower than the national average - and the median salary for full-time workers is £19, 100.


Barnoldswick, a charming market town located in Lancashire County, has a long and illustrious history that dates back to the 12th century. Throughout the centuries, the town has been home to many industrial enterprises and financial institutions, which have helped shape Barnoldswick's economy and growth. In more recent times, Barnoldswick has also become a major centre of the motorsports world, with the famous Wharton Motorsports Track regularly hosting world-class races. With a young, vibrant population and many attractions, Barnoldswick is a great place to visit and explore the town's rich heritage.