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Start-ups always welcomed

helping new businesses open everyday

Our positive support for new businesses has been vital for thousands of people over 40 years.

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A niche lender

transactions for start-ups are our speciality

All proposals are considered on merit. The equipment, the business sector or a start-up will all be supported if the proposal is appropriate.

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Same day decisions

helping you get on with business

Talk to one of our friendly staff now, and once you’ve supplied all the information we need we can usually give you a decision the same day. You will find the process simple, straightforward and stress-free.

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Flexible approach to funding

especially on £40k-£75k contracts

If the proposal is unusual and doesn't fit a box talk to us! The usual and unusual are our bread and butter.

 

Over 40 years experience

of supporting SMEs & start-ups

We’ve been providing asset finance across all kinds of industries since 1974, helping our customers protect their cash flow and invest in vital equipment.

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Business owners

We have supplied asset finance to new starts and established businesses for over 40 years.

Brokers

As an independent asset finance lender, we are actively working with brokers from all over the UK.

Introducers

Armada has always focused on developing relationships with introducers.

What we Finance

Beauty Equipment Finance

Beauty Equipment Finance

The beauty industry continues to be a strong and growing sector and whether it is equipment finance for laser machines, tanning booths or toning tables etc, Armada is delighted to support and contribute to keeping Britain beautiful. ...MORE

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Farm Shop Equipment Finance

Farm Shop Equipment Finance

Farm shops come in all shapes & styles. From the uber chic of Daylesford in Gloucestershire and Darts Farm in Devon to the local farm shop only selling meat, veg and preserves and run by the farmer and his family. ...MORE

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Restaurant Equipment Finance

Restaurant Equipment Finance

With the UK being so ethnically diverse, the range of restaurant equipment and furnishings is extremely varied. No longer is a restaurant kitchen just ranges, fryers and refrigeration - pizza ovens, wok ranges and tandoori ovens are commonplace items in UK commercial kitchens. ...MORE

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Scaffolding and Construction Finance

Scaffolding and Construction Finance

Equipment finance is a cost-effective way for the construction industry to manage its cash flow in what is currently a very price-sensitive sector. Armada, the first asset finance company to fund scaffolding, continues to consistently ...MORE

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Gym Equipment Leasing

Gym Equipment Leasing

Keeping up with the latest exercise and fitness trends can mean constantly updating your gym equipment. Armada can help you finance these assets without draining your working capital. ...MORE

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Brewery Equipment Finance

Brewery Equipment Finance

The UK brewery sector has a long heritage to be proud of. At Armada we have long-established experience of assisting breweries and microbreweries with financing the wide variety of equipment they require. ...MORE

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Fish & Chip Shop Equipment Finance

Fish & Chip Shop Equipment Finance

This sector is the back-bone of British catering on the high street. With high-tech ranges being a major investment but with a variety of other equipment also needed – including refrigeration, peelers and epos systems etc ...MORE

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Coffee Shop Equipment Finance

Coffee Shop Equipment Finance

In days gone by, coffee shops were found on the high street. Now with so much competition in the sector they can be enjoyed at tourist attractions, universities and railway stations and provide a warm, comforting environment in hospitals.... ...MORE

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Play Equipment Finance

Play Equipment Finance

Soft play centres continue to appear all over the UK. Armada funds everything from play frames, soft play equipment, EPOS and CCTV, to the catering equipment, coffee machines and furniture for the cafes within them. ...MORE

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Hotel Equipment Finance

Hotel Equipment Finance

We know that successful hotels need to constantly maintain and upgrade to stay competitive and give customers the service they demand. Armada funds hotel kitchen equipment ...MORE

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Office Equipment Leasing

Office Equipment Leasing

Asset finance is the perfect way to fund an office refurbishment without having to dip into your cash flow. If it’s office furniture, IT equipment, photocopiers, printers or telephony that you need, talk to Armada. ...MORE

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Solar Panel Equipment Finance

Solar Panel Equipment Finance

With increasing concerns about the cost of conventional power and with worries about the dependency of the supply chain, the whole World is looking for alternative sources of energy. ...MORE

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Retail Equipment Leasing

Retail Equipment Leasing

Leasing is one of the most tax-efficient ways of kitting out your retail establishment with the equipment you need. Armada works with all kinds of independent retailers, from local convenience stores, butchers and bakers ...MORE

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Catering Equipment Leasing

Catering Equipment Leasing

Armada understands the pressure of seasonal businesses, and there are none so diverse as in the hospitality sector. We provide asset finance for hotels, restaurants, pubs, bars, cafes, clubs, fast food outlets, food manufacturers and more ...MORE

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Gastro Pub Equipment Finance

Gastro Pub Equipment Finance

For inns and gastro pubs funding is needed, not only for catering equipment, refrigeration and Epos systems, landlords are frequently looking for support to finance the fitting out of bedrooms, lounges etc and to fund micro breweries and antiques. ...MORE

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Amusement Machine Finance

Amusement Machine Finance

Amusement machine operators and suppliers need to constantly change and upgrade their equipment to maintain interest in their business. Armada, with long-standing ...MORE

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Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Finance

Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Finance

There are so many needs for refrigeration, from chilling or freezing fish on trawlers to processing it and sending it to the supermarkets. Then there are umpteen uses in the catering and retail industries, not to mention the pharmaceutical and medical uses. ...MORE

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Food Manufacturing Equipment Finance

Food Manufacturing Equipment Finance

With stringent Health & Safety laws, food manufacturing is not just about ovens, refrigeration and mixers. Laser and x-ray equipment as well as magnetic equipment form essential parts and added cost to food manufacturing these days. ...MORE

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IT Equipment Finance

IT Equipment Finance

Some finance companies won’t fund IT equipment because it can depreciate in value so quickly after purchase. Here at Armada we’re much more open minded. We’ll underwrite your proposal based on the strength of you and your business, not just the assets. ...MORE

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Event Equipment Finance

Event Equipment Finance

Whether it’s marquees, catering equipment, seating or light and sound equipment, Armada understands the event sector and will offer asset finance for the appropriate equipment. ...MORE

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Storage & Warehousing Equipment Finance

Storage & Warehousing Equipment Finance

From security equipment to built-in or containerised storage, we at Armada have been there and supported it over many years. Talk to us. ...MORE

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Bakery Equipment Finance

Bakery Equipment Finance

Fortunately artisan bakeries are experiencing a surge in popularity. Bakers who have the ideas and technical ability don’t always have deep pockets and with bakery equipment being costly, more and more are asking Armada ...MORE

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Machinery Finance

Machinery Finance

Manufacturers need to fund research & development, stock and debtors, let alone advertising, packaging and transport. Why then tie up vital capital in machinery, computers and IT equipment. ...MORE

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Vending Machine Finance

Vending Machine Finance

Frequently vending machine suppliers are not able to determine the number or type of machine needed when they talk to their customers. Having an asset finance ...MORE

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Garage Equipment Finance

Garage Equipment Finance

Garages, MOT centres and recovery companies now have to be very high tech and computerised, while meeting health and safety standards and environmental targets. This causes many businesses to ...MORE

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Print Equipment Finance

Print Equipment Finance

Leasing has been an option for the print industry for a considerable period of time. However, in recent years many changes have taken place and equipment is smaller and faster. ...MORE

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Security & Alarm Equipment Finance

Security & Alarm Equipment Finance

When looking at safety and security systems for your business there are many forms of protective equipment to consider. From movement sensitive lighting and camera systems to intruder alarms and door entry systems as well as gates and shutters and more. ...MORE

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Franchise Equipment Finance

Franchise Equipment Finance

Franchisees are increasingly advised to use asset finance for the equipment in their business. Armada supports all types of franchises, from food outlets to beauty salons and fitness clubs etc ...MORE

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Ice Cream Equipment Finance

Ice Cream Equipment Finance

With costly Italian ice cream manufacturing equipment one could be forgiven for not knowing whether you are in Florence or Felixstowe. More and more the British public are wanting the variety and quality of the ice cream they expect ...MORE

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Dental and Medical Equipment Finance

Dental and Medical Equipment Finance

Much of the equipment needed for this sector is highly specialised and frequently expensive. Working with GPs, dentists, private hospitals and veterinary surgeries, Armada understands the need for speedy, no fuss decisions. ...MORE

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Recycling Equipment Leasing

Recycling Equipment Leasing

Because recycling is an evolving industry many lenders are nervous of supporting this sector. As with all other sectors, Armada chooses to have an open-minded and positive attitude to this vital and growing industry and our recycling equipment leasing takes into account your specific requirements. ...MORE

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Pharmacy Equipment Finance

Pharmacy Equipment Finance

Whether you’re refurbishing an existing pharmacy or starting a shop fit from scratch, Armada can help you finance the necessary assets from specialist refrigeration and dispensary units, to retail displays, EPOS and CCTV. ...MORE

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Cleaning Equipment Finance

Cleaning Equipment Finance

Cleaning equipment has to be up to scratch in order to tackle the job in hand. Whether maintaining high standards in a food factory, cleaning out industrial oil tanks or maintaining the exacting hygiene ...MORE

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Opticians Equipment Finance

Opticians Equipment Finance

Whether it’s fitting out a new High Street opticians or replacing precision optical equipment with the latest model the public expect the premises and the equipment to be of the highest standard to protect their sight. MORE... ...MORE

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Laundry Equipment Finance

Laundry Equipment Finance

Whether the machinery is for an industrial application, an hotel or catering requirement or a laundrette, in order to obtain quality, reliable equipment the cast is going to be significant. ...MORE

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Armada have been asset finance providers for companies across all sectors since 1974. Although we began by helping firms in the West Country, we now support businesses throughout the UK to protect their cash flow and fund the vital equipment they need....MORE

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Copyright Armada Asset Finance 2016. Armada Asset Finance is a trading name of Armada Investments Ltd.

Registered office: Armada House, Oldhams Wharf, Topsham, Devon, EX3 0PB. Registered in England & Wales no. 1140855

Authorised and Regulated by The Financial Conduct Authority

Website by AB