"This is testament to the fact that customers are looking for banks that do things differently and are coming to us because we are providing just that." - Aldermore Managing Director of Residential and Commerical Mortgages, Charles Haresnape.
May 2009: Aldermore launches, backed by private equity company, AnaCap and Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners.
May 2010: Aldermore opens its doors for business. It has 10 offices across the UK, headquartered in Peterborough, with c.500 employees.
May 2010: The residential mortgage business is launched.
June 2010: Aldermore completes its first mortgage - just 8 days after the application was submitted.
September 2010: The bank announces it has increased the funding being provided to small businesses by 21pc in the last quarter (Q2 2010) to £302 million.
November 2010: Voted Specialist Lender of the Year at the 2010 National Association of Commercial Finance Broker (NACFB) awards.
June 2011: The bank breaks even after only two years of trading and two months earlier than planned.
September 2011: Reaches the significant milestone of £1 billion in deposits, a 51pc increase since December 2010.
September 2011: Aldermore announces it has raised £62 million in additional equity capital.
October 2011: The bank launches Aldermore Business Confidence (ABC) – a fixed fee invoice finance package designed specifically for businesses with less than £500,000 annual turnover – to improve budget capabilities of SMEs.
November 2011: Aldermore announces that it has now secured 50,000 savings accounts, just two years after launching.
March 2012: Aldermore launches the UK’s first online commercial mortgage broker portal.
March 2012: Aldermore can turn around commercial mortgage applications in as little as five days, following the launch of a new title insurance service.
April 2012: An innovative package is launched to help commercial transport companies across the UK ease cash flow and fuel costs with the launch of the fuel card.
May 2012: The bank raises £36 million of new capital.
May 2012: Aldermore launches its business savings account.
May 2012: Aldermore announces it has lent more than £1bn worth of residential and commercial mortgage funding since it first opened for business in May 2009.
May 2012: Aldermore celebrates its 3rd anniversary and reveals it has lent £850 million to over 10,000 SME customers
Awards won by Aldermore
2012: Moneyfacts Awards - "Highly Commended" for best notice account
2012: Moneyfacts Awards - "Winner" for the best monthly interest account provider
2012: Moneynet “Highly Commended” Awards – ‘Best Online Savings Provider’
2012: Business Moneyfacts Awards – ‘Best Service from Buy-to-Let Mortgage Provider’
2012: Consumer Moneyfacts Awards – ‘Best ISA provider 2012’
2011: Consumer Moneyfacts Awards – ‘Best ISA provider 2011’
2011: Financial Adviser Service Awards – ‘5 Stars Award – Residential Mortgages’
2011: What Mortgage Winner - ‘Best non-standard product provider’
2011: Moneyfacts Highly Commended Awards 2011 – ‘Best Notice Account Provider’
2011: Pink Home Loans – ‘Best Specialist Lender 2011’
2011: Leasing World Awards – ‘Independent Lessor of the Year’
2011: Business Moneyfacts Highly Commended – ‘Best Factoring & Invoice Discounting Provider’
2011: Mortgageforce Awards – ‘Best Emerging Lender’
2011: What Mortgage Awards winner – ‘Best Non Standard Product Provider’
2011: NACFB – ‘Specialist Lender of the Year’
2010 & 2011: Bridging & Commercial Awards – ‘Best Commercial Lender'
2010: Moneyfacts Highly Commended Awards – ‘Best Fixed Rate Provider’
2010: NACFB Winners – ‘Specialist Lender of the Year’
Aldermore Bank PLC is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. (Financial Services Register number: 204503).
Registered Office: 1st Floor, Block B, Western House, Lynch Wood, Peterborough, PE2 6FZ. Registered in England. Company No. 947662.