Heywood Car Finance

Used Car Finance in Heywood, Lancashire

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

Car Finance Heywood

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 Heywood, GB Car Finance is pleased to assist people searching for car finance in Accrington, Ashton-under-Lyne, Bacup, Barnoldswick, Blackburn, Blackpool, Burnley, Carnforth, Chorley, Clitheroe, Colne, Darwen, Fleetwood, 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 Heywood

Heywood: A Thriving East Lancashire Hub For Business

Located in the East of Lancashire in a small but prosperous industrial area known as the 'Heywood Triangle', Heywood is a thriving small town which serves as a hub for business in the region. With a respected motor industry, finance sector and motorsport events, Heywood is a true hub for business and leisure in the North West of England.

A Brief History of Heywood

The town of Heywood dates back to the 12th century and its history throughout the centuries has been a cosmopolitan one, with its proximity to Lancashire having played an important role in the area's success. For centuries, the small town of Heywood has served as a local hub for industry and commerce, and in the late 19th and early 20th centuries it was home to a thriving cotton and cloth trade.

More recently the town has come to be known for its automotive industry and its motorsports events. Here, we'll explore some of the biggest business sectors in Heywood and the goods and services they produce.

The Car Industry

As a small part of the wider East Lancashire industrial area, it was probably inevitable that Heywood would begin to see an influx of automotive manufacturers and suppliers. The region is home to a good number of both, but one of the most notable is GLW Automotive, a leading manufacturer of motorsport components. Founded in Heywood in the 1960s, GLW has grown to be a global name in the automotive industry, with its products used in motorsport Series around the world.

The Finance Industry

The finance industry in Heywood is another area which has seen significant growth over the past few decades. Several prominent banks and other financial service providers have opened offices in the town and offer a range of banking and investment services. These include SKB Private Bank, which specialises in wealth management and investments, as well as First Trust Bank, which provides a range of consumer banking products and services.

Motorsport Events

Heywood is also home to a thriving motorsports scene, with a number of events and series taking place in the town each year. The most prominent of which is the Rochdale Motor Speedway, which hosts a variety of motorsport events throughout the year including stock car racing, motorcycle racing and drag racing. These events draw large crowds of spectators to the town, bringing with them a valuable boost to the local economy.

Heywood Demographic Profile

Heywood is home to an estimated 34,408 residents according to the 2017 census, with an average age of 39.6 years. The town is made up of predominantly white ethnic groups, with 96.1% of its inhabitants identified as White British. The remaining 3.9% is made up of minority ethnic groups from all around the world including Asian, African and Middle Eastern backgrounds.

The town also has an above average employment rate with 75.3% of its inhabitants either employed or self-employed. The majority of these are employed in the motor industry, financial services, retail and hospitality sectors.


Heywood is a small but vibrant and prosperous town in East Lancashire. With its automotive, financial and motorsport industry, it is a thriving hub for business and leisure in the North West of England. It is home to a diverse range of ethnic backgrounds, and its employment rate is higher than the national average. The town's future looks bright and will no doubt continue to be an important hub for business in the region for years to come.