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.


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

Bag It Don't Bin It

When an eco entrepreneur’s requests for financial support went unheard, she bagged herself a new banking partner.

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.

Dent Farm

Santander helps farming family pass on the business to the next generation

Cookson Cycles

Santander helped a cycling retailer in Manchester meet their expansion needs


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