Client stories

At Santander we recognise that whilst every business owner we work with is unique, our approach is always the same: to develop individually tailored solutions and build long-term relationships.

Parsons Bakery

A 100-year-old business had an ambitious new managing director and a bold expansion plan – everything it needed, except a bank to back its progress.

Coultons Bread Ltd

Maintaining cashflow is a critical factor for wholesaler and distributor Coultons Bread Ltd. Having taken the time to get to know the business, Santander Corporate & Commercial could provide tailored support.


Santander helped a family-run restaurant sustain its legacy. Located in Aberdeen’s vibrant city centre, Poldino’s Restaurant has for many years been regarded as the city’s ‘go-to’ Italian eatery, established back in 1977 by husband and wife Leo and Linda Godini. But the local restaurant market has changed rapidly in recent years


Thanks to funding from Santander, a Lincoln restaurant succeeded in fending off a major corporate competitor

Findlater's Fine Foods

Luxury pâté producer Findlater’s Fine Foods found demand for its growing product line outstripping its ability to supply. Funding from Santander helped the business keep on top of orders and strategize its future growth.

How Santander helped a social enterprise take the next step towards growth.


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