Otley Car Finance

Used Car Finance in Otley, Yorkshire

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

Car Finance Otley

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 Yorkshire

As well as Otley, GB Car Finance is pleased to assist people searching for car finance in Barnsley, Batley, Bedale, Bingley, Bradford, Brighouse, Castleford, Cleckheaton, Dewsbury, Doncaster, Elland, Halifax, Harrogate, Hebden Bridge, Heckmondwike, Holmfirth, Huddersfield, Ilkley, Keighley, Knaresborough, Leeds, Leyburn, Liversedge, Malton, Mexborough, Mirfield, Normanton, Northallerton, Ossett, Pickering, Pontefract, Pudsey, Richmond, Ripon, Rotherham, Scarborough, Selby, Settle, Sheffield, Shipley, Skipton, Sowerby Bridge, Tadcaster, Thirsk, Wakefield, Wetherby, Whitby and York in Yorkshire.

More information about Otley

Otley: A Small Town Connected to the Car Industry, Financial Industry and Motorsport

Otley is a small picturesque market town located northwest of Leeds in Yorkshire, England. Located on the River Wharfe, it's known for its history and traditional market, with a population of only 14,000, it's beloved by locals and visitors alike.

History of Otley

Otley's history dates back to the 11th century when it was a small village. In the 1200s, when the wool trade flourished in England, it flourished in Otley, as both cloth and wool were produced in the town. The town was granted a charter in 1222 by King Henry III and was granted the right to hold regular fairs and market days.

The town continued to grow as a centre of commerce, particularly for the brewing and cloth industries, but it was the arrival of the railway in Otley in 1847 that really marked the town's development. This allowed people from further afield to travel to Otley to both work and visit, and the town experienced a brief boom in tourism, as many people were drawn in by its peaceful beauty and culture.

Today, Otley is celebrated as a unique and culturally diverse town, with a thriving crafts, art and food scene.

Connections to the Car Industry, Finance Industry and Motorsport

Otley's connections to the car industry, finance industry, and motorsport are actually quite vast, and the town boasts some of the biggest names in the car and motor industry.

In terms of the car industry, Otley is home to several garages and car dealerships, including Parson's Car Centre and Crowthers Motors, both of which specialise in selling and repairing cars. Parson's Car Centre is one of the oldest garages in Otley, with over a century of experience in vehicle repairs and servicing, as well as selling a range of used cars.

Otley also has a number of financiers and banks to cater for local and visiting businesses. Two of the biggest names include HSBC, which has a branch in the town centre, and Lloyds, which has a somewhat smaller presence but is still popular with customers.

Finally, Otley is also home to some of the biggest names in the motorsport industry. These include the EvoConsulting team, which is based in Otley, and a host of professional drivers who call the town their home. Amongst the most well-known drivers from the town are former Formula 1 drivers John Miles and Chris Amon, as well as former Formula 3 driver Jonathan Palmer.

Demographics of Otley

The population of Otley is around 14,000 as of 2021, with a mixture of ethnic backgrounds, the most common of which are white British (84.6%), other white (7.2%), Asian British (2.5%) and black British (2%). The median age of residents is 43.5, with a population distribute fairly evenly between males and females. The majority of people in Otley are employed in the retail sector, followed by healthcare and construction.

Otley is a relatively young town, but with a vibrant and exciting culture, thanks to its connections to the car industry, finance industry, and motorsport. It's a town steeped in history, and a great place to visit for those looking for a peaceful retreat in the heart of Yorkshire.