Each week, Bridging Advisor will be revealing more information about the main bridging lenders in the industry. Below we have identified the top lenders’ specialisms to make sourcing the appropriate lender much more efficient.


Lender Specialism Geographical Lending Area
Alternative Bridging Corporation Limited Commercial property England, Wales, Scotland
Blemain Finance Semi-commercial, buy-to-let  1s1 & 2nd charge short term, residential second charge bridges England, Wales, Scotland
Bishopsgate Funding Ltd Development, Conversion and Refurbishment. 1st charge non regulated residential, some commercial. England and Wales
Boost Capital Commercial UK
Bridging Finance Solutions Residential investment property, refurbishment and auction England (not London), Wales
BridgeBank Capital Residential, commercial, refurbishment and small ticket residential developments Whole UK
Capital Bridging Residential and commercial England
Central Bridging Unusual bridging requirements, bespoke lending, 1st, 2nd and 3rd charge England and Wales
Cheval FSA-regulated, CCA-regulated and non-regulated loans and 1st and 2nd charges England, Wales, Scotland
Dragonfly Property Finance Bridges, second charges, medium-term buy-to-let loans and development/mezzanine England
FBSE Finance Residential and Development UK
Fincorp All types of bridging London & South East
First Merchant Finance Plc Retail, catering & leisure businesses London & South East
Goldentree Financial Services Plc Commercial and development England, Wales, Glasgow & Edinburgh
Greenfield Capital Commercial 1st charge, residential 1st and 2nd charge England, Wales
Hampshire Trust Residential and development England
Heritage Commercial Finance Residential and development England
Hope Capital Residential, Commercial, Development, Refurbishments England
Interbay Commercial Commercial UK
Lancashire Mortgage Corporation Commercial short term Mainland UK
Lowry Capital 1st charge bridging England, Wales, Scotland
Masthaven Bridging Finance 1st/2nd charge residential & commercial bridging, renovation/development loans, auction property England, Wales
Mayfair Bridging Auction purchases and minor refurbishment England, Wales
Montello Bridging Finance Short term, refurbishment, offshore corporate and foreign nationals England (prefer London)
MTF Non-status bridging finance London & South East
Omni Capital Residential 1st and 2nd charge & Development funding London & South East
Ortus Secured Finance Leisure, Residential and Commercial UK
Precise Mortgages Residential/refurbishment England, Wales, Scotland
Regentsmead Limited Development England
Richmond Securities Development England
Shawbrook Bank Commercial: Specialist BTL, Short term loans (including refurbishment), Commercial Investment & Trading Business.Residential: secured England, Wales and Scotland
United Trust Bank Residential, (FSA regulated and non regulated), 1st & 2nd charge bridging and residential development lending England, Wales
West One Loans All short term finance England, Wales, Scotland