Platform named best sub-prime lender by Hamptons

Platform, the intermediary lender of Britannia, has scooped the best sub-prime lender prize at the 2006 annual Hamptons Awards held at the Vinopolis Wine Museum.

The award, which is Platform’s ninth in 2006, was voted for independently by a panel of intermediaries on behalf of Hamptons.

In the last 12 months, Platform has not only launched clickapplication it has also made wide ranging improvements to its product range which included increasing income multiples and extending the LTV on buy-to-let to 90%.

David Tweedy, managing director of Platform, says: “To receive this highly acclaimed award is a credit to everyone associated with Platform and it is especially pleasing to win an award in the product sector that we have operated in for nearly 10 years.

“2006 saw the hugely successful launch of our clickapplication tool which, together with other initiatives launched over the course of the year, has allowed us to maintain our standing at the forefront of the specialist mortgage market.

“We are delighted with this success and look forward to an exciting year ahead.”