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The ASTL cannot arrange a loan or a mortgage nor can we advise you on credit or insurance facilities or financial products. If you are a member of the public, or a business seeking credit looking for any of these products we suggest you seek assistance and advice from an independent financial adviser.


Company Information

The Association of Short Term Lenders (ASTL) is a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee. It is registered in England Number: 6532248 The registered office of the Company is Lanmor House 370-386 High Road Wembley Middlesex HA9 6AX

The ASTL Office & Details

St. Mary’s Court
The Broadway
Old Amersham Bucks HP7 0UT
Telephone: 01494 618 462
Fax: 01494 582020
Chief Executive - Benson Hersch

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Value Charter

Condition of membership of The ASTL is that members abide by a strict code of conduct and the following value charter, under which members should:  

  • act in a professional manner, with honesty and integrity in their dealings with customers
  • disclose all costs and fees up front, with no small print or misrepresentation of product offerings
  • not charge non refundable fees which could be perceived as being excessive
  • not issue terms nor charge fees where they do not expect to lend
  • follow up customer complaints in a professional and speedy manner
  • abide by the rules imposed by relevant regulatoryauthorities, trade bodies and the astl



Latest News

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Setting Standards

The ASTL requires its members to support its objectives, and to comply with all of the association's laws and regulations, and its own code of conduct.