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This Middlesbrough-based pawnbroker has just celebrated its 25th year on the high street. Ramsdens offers pawnbroking loans, currency exchange and cash for gold and silver. Its 106 shops are spread throughout north England, Wales and Scotland. Having secured £15m in debt financing from HSBC in September, Ramsdens plans to double the number of stores in three to five years.

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Company details
Year2012
Rank66
CompanyRamsdens
ActivityPawnbroker and jeweller
LocationMiddlesbrough
Annual sales rise over 3 years65.16%
Latest sales £000s51,270
Staff324
Founded1987
Websitewww.ramsdensforcash.co.uk

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