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Award winning vineyard fizzes with funding support

A boutique vineyard in Kent wanted to develop and keep pace with the rapid growth and success of the UK wine industry. Their existing banks and other banks wouldn't support their plans, until R&BS were called in to help.

Award winning vineyard fizzes with funding support

Development funding turns the wheels of cycling accommodation enterprise

Jane Fowler had done almost all the hard work; she’d navigated the planning application process and achieved consent to develop a house and specialist accommodation for cyclists in open countryside. All she needed to complete her project was funding. Unfortunately, Jane could not find a lender that would help her. The proposal didn’t fit most lenders’ policies The proposal had several issues that would not appeal to lenders: The proposed building was timber frame and timber clad and was therefore 'non-standard construction' which few lenders favour.

Development funding turns the wheels of cycling accommodation enterprise

Remortgage expertise helps lights to shine on rural business

Emma had a residential interest-only mortgage. When the mortgage term was nearing its end, the bank couldn't offer an alternative mortgage because, by this stage, Emma had mixed uses on her smallholding. She needed a specialist lender who would support her.

Remortgage expertise helps lights to shine on rural business

Family dream becomes reality with tourist attraction purchase

Mike and Rebecca Agate had good careers in London but longed to start a business in Lincolnshire to be closer to their family and friends, and to improve their lifestyle. The business opportunity presented by the sale of Claythorpe Watermill and Wildfowl Gardens was perfect - but raising finance to make their dream become a reality was proving a problem. Lenders wouldn’t support the unconventional business Mike said “Lenders were dismissive and too restrictive to make our plans work.

Family dream becomes reality with tourist attraction purchase