Santander Consumer Finance commenced trading on 1 August 2005. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Santander UK plc, part of the Santander Group. With some 25 million customers and over 24,000 employees Santander has deep roots in the UK, its banking division having brought together the former Abbey, Alliance & Leicester, and Bradford & Bingley businesses.
We take our responsibilities seriously when it comes to safeguarding personal data and we operate in a highly regulated business environment. Take a look for yourself.
Santander Consumer (UK) plc is a member of the Finance & Leasing Association. We meet all of the standards set out in their Lending Code, a copy of which is available upon request. The Finance & Leasing Association also provides an impartial guide to motor finance at www.financingyourcar.org.uk.
As an organisation we are authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority for General Insurance mediation activity. Our Authorised Firm Reference Number is 444327. We are also licensed under the Consumer Credit Act 1974 with our license number being 256189.
Some of our services are also covered by the Financial Ombudsman’s Scheme. For details please see www.financial-ombudsman.org.uk.
Santander Consumer Finance is a trading style of Santander Consumer (UK) plc.
Registered office: 3 Princess Way, Redhill, Surrey, RH1 1SR. Registered in England and Wales.
Company registration number: 2248870. VAT registration number: 466264724.