Albemarle & Bond

Albemarle & Bond

Albemarle & Bond is a loan pawnbroker and also execute international money transfers. They will give customers the chance to take out personal loans in exchange for an item of gold, a piece of jewellery or even a watch as a bond for the loan. Payments are then made on a set basis for a certain amount. Once the loan is repaid, the valuable item is returned in the same condition. They also offer to buy some items of gold in exchange for cash and can transfer money via Western Union. Customers just need to provide acceptable identification and the payment details for staff to execute a safe and secure payment. The transferring of larger sums of money may result in more identification being requested. They currently have more than 110 establishments dotted around the UK.

Albemarle & Bond Opening Times And Branch Locations

These 100-and-counting branches can be found on the high streets of major UK towns and cities. They are located in more than 70 busy areas where the general UK public has easy access to them. Residents of London, Liverpool and Manchester can reach one or more of their establishments with ease because these three big cities have the most branches in one location. Finding one of their branches is made easier because the company has a very distinct logo, which is displayed on the front of their branches. The company name is written in black text on a yellow background. The logo also features a small rainbow and may have their slogan printed beneath. Their slogan reads "The Family Finance People".

Most of their branches have the same Albemarle & Bond opening times. They are open between 9am and 5pm from Monday through until Saturday. On Sundays, most of their branches will be closed for business. However, some of their locations may work with different Albemarle & Bond opening times. This is why it is always best to use the branch locator on This online tool can tell you the exact opening times of any of their establishments. It is free to use and quick and simple to get the opening times you are looking for. Using this locator is even more highly recommended at certain times of the year. On New Year's Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday, Christmas, Boxing Day and bank holidays some locations may have significantly different Albemarle & Bond opening times for different reasons. Use the opening-times checker on these days to avoid disappointment.

Five Things You Didn’t Know About Albemarle & Bond

Albemarle & Bond may be a familiar company to many of their past customers and to people who have seen their branches on the UK high streets. There are, however, many aspects of the business that a lot of people do not know. These are:

  • Their Herbert Brown establishments have been running for more than 150 years
  • The current business is more than 30 years old
  • They accept jewellery and more to help secure loan payments
  • They can make international payments
  • They have a loan repayment calculator on their official website

Products And Services

Albemarle & Bond have three main services. They can offer pawnbroker loans, buy gold for cash and make international payments. Their pawnbroker loans are personal loans for a set period of six months. They are different o ordinary loans because the customer pledges items in return for the loan. These items may be gold, jewellery or watches. The company will hold your items for the six months until the loan is repaid. If the loan is not repaid they will keep your item. Different payment options are available and can be consulted using their estimator on their official website. The second service they offer is to buy gold from their customers. The general public can walk into one of their stores and trade their gold items for cash. The third service available with the company is that their staff can execute international payments using Western Union. They will make these payments when the customer can provide the correct form of identification and the beneficiary's bank details.

A Brief History

The company was originally part of Herbert Brown which was a similar company that was set up in 1840. However, the official formation of Albemarle & Bond is only 30-and-counting years old. The business expanded across the UK slowly and now have a network of established branches. They continue to help the general public secure pawnbroker loans, trade gold for cash and make international money transfers.

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