GB Car Finance specialises in used car finance in and around Stourbridge. 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!
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. Simply complete the form opposite to apply.
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.
As well as Stourbridge, GB Car Finance is pleased to assist people searching for car finance in Bilston, Birmingham, Brierley Hill, Coventry, Cradley Heath, Dudley, Halesowen, Henley-in-Arden, Kingswinford, Oldbury, Rowley Regis, Smethwick, Solihull, Sutton Coldfield, Tipton, Walsall, Wednesbury, West Bromwich, Willenhall and Wolverhampton in West Midlands.
Introduction to Stourbridge
Stourbridge is a town situated in the West Midlands county, in the West Midlands region of England. Historically, it was formerly part of Worcestershire. It lies close to the borders of Shropshire and Herefordshire, and is part of the Dudley borough. Stourbridge was once a small urban district and was granted the status of a municipal borough in 1933.
Stourbridge is renowned for its contribution to the car industry and motorsport, as well as its historical associations with finance. With a distinctively small-town feel, today the area is a popular destination for both visitors and those looking to move to a residential area.
Car Industry and Motorsports in Stourbridge
For car lovers, the area around Stourbridge is a paradise. The region is part of the 'Stourbridge Motorway' network, an interconnected series of roads and junctions that link Stourbridge to the rest of the Midlands and beyond.
The town itself hosted the first sprint race in Great Britain in 1930, and continues to boast a thriving motorsport community today. The Stourbridge Sprint Race, held on the second Sunday in April every year, attracts thousands of racers and spectators from across the country. Motorsport aside, Stourbridge is well-known for its association with the production of high-quality cars. Manufacturing organisations such as Bromsgrove Motors are based in the town, and Stourbridge's proximity to the nearby Wolverhampton area make it an ideal production hub for car companies in the Midlands.
Finance Industry in Stourbridge
Stourbridge's association with finance dates back to the 12th century. It is home to one of the oldest banks in the country, J.H. & Co (Stourbridge Bankers) Ltd. The bank was founded in 1817, and has since been a management trainee institution at the forefront of banking and financial services in the area. With many of its customers coming from the surrounding districts, Stourbridge Bankers still remains a trusted and respected financial provider in the area.
At present, the regional banking market is dominated by commercial banks such as HSBC and TSB. Stourbridge is also home to a range of insurance companies, such as Hiscox and Aviva, as well as a thriving mortgage and investment community. The Stourbridge Investment Market is an opportunity for investors to purchase and sell securities and investments, ranging from stocks, bonds, and mutual funds.
In terms of population growth, Stourbridge's population exceeded 22,000 in 2011. This represents a 3% rise from 2005 and is higher than the average for the West Midlands region. The majority of the population are British (at 86%) and are part of the employed population.
The most prominent industry in the region is professional, scientific and technical services, which accounts for 10.2% of Gross Value Added and makes up almost half (44%) of the total workforce. Other major industries in the area include retail, health and educational services.
Stourbridge is a historic town in the West Midlands area. It is renowned for its connections to the car industry, finance industry and motorsport. Many banks and insurance companies are based in the town, and the popular motorsport event, the Stourbridge Sprint Race, continues to draw thousands of people each year. Moreover, the town's population is growing and is surpassed the average for the West Midlands county, and the majority of the population (at 86%) are British. Stourbridge offers a wide range of possibilities for those who choose to live and work in the area, making it the perfect place for locals and visitors alike.