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  • Lainshaw Farm Eggs
  • White Oak UK's Billionth Pound is supporting 3 million Scottish eggs

Views from the flipside

We recently announced that we had passed the £1 billion mark in lending on our own book. But where did that billionth pound go?

White Oak UK’s £1 billionth customer was Ian Hamilton from Stewarton-based Lainshaw Farm Eggs, a family owned egg wholesaler supplying to customers across Scotland.

Ian picked up the reins from his father five years ago and turned to White Oak UK when he needed new financing for a delivery van.

Ease of access and a speedy service with a personal touch were what proved so attractive about the White Oak UK service.


Ian Hamilton, Robbie Borland, Karen Doyle, Ian Hamilton (snr) and Richie Merrin


Ian said: “Lainshaw delivers 3 million eggs a year all over Scotland, so we absolutely have to have reliable distribution to meet our customers’ needs. We have a fleet of five vans and we needed the money to buy our latest vehicle. We had borrowed from White Oak UK previously, and it was a smooth, quick and straightforward transaction, so they were the obvious people for us to go to again.”

He added:

I’ve got to know the people there over the years, so it means I get all the service of a bank but with a personal touch.”

Read more of our Customer Stories or find out how White Oak UK can help your business with Asset Finance, Business Loans or a Commercial Mortgage.

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Why choose White Oak UK?

  • No red tape, so you can receive funds in as little as 24 hours
  • We accept 4 out of every 5 applications
  • Apply quickly and easily with E-sign loan documents
  • You’ll always speak to the same person
  • Free up cash flow for other areas of your business
  • Tailored finance agreements to suit your specific needs

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We could not have been happier. Banks as usual were a nightmare - they took over six weeks to eventually refuse for vague reasons unexplained. White Oak UK were professional, helpful, friendly, and best of all, fast.

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