A cut above the rest for UK Granite & Quartz

June 2, 2023

A small and ‘perfectly formed’ Manchester business has learnt from experience that securing business finance must involve clear and transparent communication.

The UK Granite & Quartz showroom in Manchester is home to the largest selection of branded and non-branded granite, marble and quartz worktops in the UK, allowing customers to find a colour or style perfect for their new kitchen or bathroom.

With seven employees and more than 15 years of experience, UK Granite & Quartz is seeing strong demand for its products, growth that is driven by attentive customer service, quick turnaround and the highest quality products.

With the existing cutting saw operating at capacity and to meet expanding demand, the company wanted to introduce the latest cutting technology, a 5 Axis CNC Workcentre.

Company Director Simon Byrne regrets not using Sheppex when the company first needed business finance. “I wish we had known about Sheppex when we first looked for business finance five years ago,” says Simon.

“We were inexperienced with asset finance, and the lender took advantage because we did not get the best deal. Getting information from that provider was hard;  everything was last minute, and they did not tell us everything we needed to know!”

Not happy with their first provider of finance, UK Granite & Quartz switched to Sheppex.

“We first worked with Sheppex to arrange finance for new equipment three years ago and then last year to finance the latest 5 Axis cutting machine.

“I recommend Sheppex because they understand our market and how we operate. They explain everything transparently. Having someone explain business finance fully without taking anything for granted is nice.

“Sheppex are thorough and left us feeling happy that we had secured the best asset finance deal for UK Granite & Quartz.”


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