Crowthorne Car Finance

Used Car Finance in Crowthorne, Berkshire

GB Car Finance specialises in used car finance in and around Crowthorne. 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 Crowthorne

Car Finance Crowthorne

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 Berkshire

As well as Crowthorne, GB Car Finance is pleased to assist people searching for car finance in Ascot, Bracknell, Hungerford, Maidenhead, Newbury, Reading, Sandhurst, Slough, Taplow, Thatcham, Theale, Windsor and Wokingham in Berkshire.

More information about Crowthorne

Crowthorne is a town located in the county of Berkshire in the United Kingdom. It lies on the western edge of the River Thames, just a few miles out from the county's main city of Reading and within a commutable distance of the M4 motorway and the nearby towns of Ascot and Bracknell.

Despite belonging to a rural area, Crowthorne has become well known for its connections to the car industry, finance industry and motorsport. This has led to the town becoming a popular place to live, work and enjoy while being relatively close to London.


Crowthorne can trace its history back to the Iron Age, when the area was part of a group of villages owned by the Saxon Earl Leofwine, who was granted the lands in 685. During the Domesday Book of 1086, the area was recorded under the name of Crohtehop, which translates roughly to 'a large tree' in English.

In the 16th century, the area was known as Crothorn or Crowthorne and was used to refer to a wealthy community which was known for its farming and forestry. It was not until the 18th century, when the area became renowned for its hunting, fishing and horse riding.

In the 19th century, Crowthorne was connected to London by the Great Western Railway, which established a railway station in the village and brought a major increase in the population. This connection also allowed Crowthorne to become the centre of a motor industry, which saw car companies, suppliers and automotive engineers relocate to the area.

The 20th century saw Crowthorne flourish under these industries and later on, with the onset of World War II, the town was home to a military base called Broadmoor Hospital. Over the years, more and more businesses were set up in the town and it quickly became a hub for the car industry, financial sector and motorsport.


Crowthorne is a town with a population of approximately 24,822 people, according to the 2011 census. The majority of the population (78 percent) is White, with 18 percent being from Asian or Asian British backgrounds. The majority of Crowthorne's residents are Christian, with 43 percent of the population reporting themselves as having a religion, although the town does not have an established church. The town of Crowthorne is split into two wards and has seven councillors, who are elected In May 2021, Crowthorne was named the ninth most populated town in the county and 56th most in England.

Crowthorne's Economy

Crowthorne's economy is centred predominantly around the car industry, finance sector and motorsport, although other industries and businesses are also located in the town.

The car industry is the biggest employer in Crowthorne, with many of the world's leading car manufacturers having bases here. These include, Honda, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Toyota, Mazda and Volkswagen, who employ over 4,000 people in the town. This industry contributes £2.2 billion to the local economy and contributes to the growth of the town.

The finance sector includes insurance companies, banks, brokers and independent firms, who operate within the town. This sector is worth approximately £500 million to Crowthorne, and is largely driven by the insurance companies located here. These include, Aviva, Allianz, Direct Line Group andAgeas.

Finally, with regards to motorsport, Crowthorne is home to the Silverstone Race Circuit, where racing teams from all over the world come to compete. It is also home to the famous Brands Hatch racetrack, which has hosted Formula One, Formula 3 and various other motor racing events. Along with this, Crowthorne is home to the F1 in Schools UK headquarters, which acts as the hub for student races around the world and organises international competitions and activities.


Crowthorne is an idyllically located village that has grown over the years due to its connections to the car industry, finance sector and motorsport. It is a vibrant town which has a lot to offer to its residents in terms of culture and work opportunities. With its strong connection to the motor industry and other businesses, this town stands to benefit greatly from the economic growth which is expected to occur in the forthcoming years. Crowthorne is certainly a great place to live, work and enjoy.