Welcome to the
Association of Short Term Lenders
Our purpose is to protect and promote the interests of our members and to give confidence to parties who transact business with them.
Meet our members
Our members and associate members are all specialists in short-term property lending and sign up to our Code of Conduct and high professional standards.
Membership Benefits
ASTL membership distinguishes all its members as those that set the benchmark high for quality service and customer focus.
Latest news
The latest news from the ASTL, including our statistics, survey data and opinions on the short-term lending market.

The ASTL’s core objective is to protect and promote the interests of the short-term mortgage lending sector and of our members.

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All ASTL Members must commit to upholding and maintaining the standards and behaviours as set out in our Code of Conduct document.

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We run regular events at the ASTL. Find out the latest information about our previous or upcoming events.

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“Membership of the ASTL, demonstrates a commitment to conducting short-term mortgage lending in a fair and responsible manner for new and existing customers. It is a ‘kite mark’ of quality.”
- Vic Jannels, CEO of the ASTL

Membership Benefits

There continues to be ever-increasing competition in the short-term lending space. ASTL membership distinguishes all its members as those that set the benchmark high for quality service and customer focus. Find out more

  • Contributing to the growth and success of the industry
  • Recognition for high standards of customer focus
  • Representation to the FCA, HM Treasury and other stakeholders
  • Access to expertise, insights and market trends
  • Opportunity for press coverage

Frequently asked Questions

Building 3, Regus, 111 Concorde Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 4BY

T: 01623 575843  E: info@theastl.org

Please complete the application form or email info@theastl.org for more details.

Also Communications
Email: alex@alsocomms.com
Mob: 07855 303 448

Any complaints about members or the association should be expressed in writing, for the attention of the Chief Executive and sent to info@theastl.org


Don’t just take our word for why you should join the Association of Short Term Lenders. Hear what our members and associates have to say about membership.

“Our membership of the ASTL recognises the importance of a trade organisation that has its member’s interests at heart and works hard to drive positive change in the industry, with shared values of honesty and integrity.”

Tony Gilbertson
CEO, Signature Property Finance

“The ASTL provides lenders and its associates with a competitive advantage due to its expert briefings about new legislation and market trends.”

Edward Gee
Partner & Property Receiver, CG&Co

“I have witnessed the impact the ASTL has had in promoting the short-term lending space, creating benchmark best practice, and transforming the reputation of bridge lending through its positive engagement with the FCA, HM Treasury and similar stakeholder bodies.”

Jonathan Newman
Senior Partner, Brightstone Law


We are proud to represent the interests of our Members and Associate Members.