St Barts Finance Limited

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Membership number: 16804

Member since: 2014


260-264 Charminster Road, Charminster, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH8 9RR
Locations Covered
Our office is in Bournemouth, but we cover the whole of the UK.
St Barts Finance Limited Feedback Scores

Company Profile

St Barts Finance was founded in July 2009 by Steve Bartholomew and has been growing at a very fast pace ever since. Steve saw that there was a huge need for clients to receive the correct advice on their finances during (and after) the recession and wanted to ensure he could deliver this effectively. 

The staff at St Barts Finance have over 40 years of combined experience in financial services and cover everything from Pensions and Investments to Mortgages and Protection. We have a dedicated in house administration team that ensure all applications submitted are chased regularly. They will ensure that your business is completed as quickly and efficiently as possible and are available to talk to at any time. Nearly all the business that St Barts Finance undertake is referred to us from existing clients and we want to continue this going forward. 

We see Checkaprofessional as a way to prove to new clients our expertise and efficiency and welcome your business going forward. Please call the office on 01202 520550 to make an appointment with one of our advisers or just for a chat.


  • Person Name
    Mr Steve Bartholomew Financial Adviser / Company Director
  • Person Name
    Mr James Sherrard Mortgage & Protection Adviser
  • Person Name
    Mr Stephen Retter Mortgage & Protection Adviser
  • Person Name
    Miss Hannah Turner Administrator
  • Person Name
    Mr Alex Hickson Administrator
  • Person Name
    Ms Maria Bolger Mortgage & Protection Adviser
  • Person Name
    Mr Andrea Leoni Administrator
  • Person Name
    Mr Richard Walker Mortgage & Protection Adviser
  • Person Name
    Ms Karen Searle Mortgage & Protection Adviser
  • Person Name
    Mrs Lyndsay Phelps Administration
  • Person Name
    Miss Charlotte Griffiths Genewral Insurance Adviser / Administrator
  • Person Name
    Mr Ben James Financial Adviser

Qualified to Undertake

  • Building Insurance
  • Business Financial Planning
  • Business Insurance
  • Commercial Insurance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Services
  • Income Protection
  • Insurance Brokers
  • Insurance Intermediaries
  • Insurers
  • Investment
  • Investment Managers
  • Life Insurance
  • Mortgage Brokers
  • Pension Advisors
  • Professional Indemnity Insurance
  • Protection Insurance
  • Retirement Planning


  • CII - Chartered Insurance Institute
  • FCA - Financial Conduct Authority SXB02193
  • IFS - School of Finance

Certificate from ICO confirms St Barts Finance Limited is registered with the Information Commissioners Office (ICO).  

Steve Bartholomew has received a Statement of Professional Standing from the Institute of Financial Services. Expiry - 25/09/2017 

Certificates from IFS confirm Stephen Bartholomew has been awarded IFS Level 3 Certificate in Mortgage Advice and Practice and IFS Level 4 Diploma for Financial Advisers. 

Certificates from CII - The Chartered Insurance Institute confirms Stephen Bartholomew has passed the following: 

- CF2 Investment and Risk.

- CF3 Financial Protection.

- CF4 Retirement Planning.

- CF5 Integrated Financial Planning. 

Company Information

Limited Company: Registration no. 06833744
VAT Registered: No
Public Liability Insurance: N/A Insured by: Liverpool Victoria Coverage Amount (£): 2,000,000
Professional Indemnity: N/A Insured by: Towergate Professional Indemnity Coverage Amount (£): 12,500,000.00


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These references were checked by Checkaprofessional when St Barts Finance Limited joined in October 2014.

Feedback Reports

Showing 10 out of 113
Total recommendations:
113 reports, average score 9.9
Last six months: 11 reports
  1. Remortgage of buy to let property

    This is the second time I have used St Barts for my buy to let mortgage needs (so I must have been impressed the first time), both Charlotte and Maria very helpful and professional, Maria recommended a better product than I could have found on my own.
    Client in Bournemouth, 15 March 2018
    @ Verified By Email
    Overall Score 10
  2. Mortgage

    Excellent service! Recommended to everyone!
    Client in Bournemouth, 9 March 2018
    @ Verified By Email
    Overall Score 10
  3. A big THANK YOU to Lyndsay and Richard

    I would like to say in short line They were amazing with their professionalism. It was outstanding. 100% recommended.
    Client in Bournemouth, 22 February 2018
    @ Verified By Email
    Overall Score 10
  4. ReMortgage

    This was a re mortgage involving 2 properties (1 with previous mortgage and 1 unencumbered. There was a considerable delay when dealing with the conveyancing company when completing this matter and the stressful prolonged situation was eased by the professional help of Charlotte Griffiths and Maria Bolger St Barts Finance Limited who constantly kept us informed of progress etc. .
    Client in Poole, 9 February 2018
    @ Verified By Email
    Overall Score 10
  5. Brokering a mortgage deal and application

    Everything was done in a very professional and friendly manner. I was given constant updates when they happened and was overall extremely happy with the service provided to me.
    Client in Christchurch, 23 January 2018
    @ Verified By Email
    Overall Score 10
  6. Amazing

    Amazing service. Great communication and made a very complex situation easy for me. Always happy to give advice.
    Client in Bournemouth, 23 January 2018
    @ Verified By Email
    Overall Score 10
  7. Arranged a Shared Ownership Mortgage for us.

    Wow, Maria is absolutely amazing! We really cannot thank Maria enough for her advice, knowledge, kindness and patience with us. Her help has been invaluable. Making every step of the way a complete breeeze for us, looking at many options to find the best way for us to go. We have reccomended Maria to our family and friends as these decisions in life can be a little daunting but not if you have Maria helping you. The service Maria provides is nothing less than perfection.
    Client in Wimborne, 20 January 2018
    @ Verified By Email
    Overall Score 10
  8. Arranged Mortgage

    Friendly and professional service, Maria was very helpful with arranging my mortgage she made the whole process feel simple and straightforward. I was always kept up to date throughout Mortgage process by Charlotte. Many Thanks
    Client in Bournemouth, 15 January 2018
    @ Verified By Email
    Overall Score 10
  9. Mortgage advisor

    I can not fault all the work that Maria and Charlotte Griffiths did for me, replied to any emails almost instantly. Helped with any query that I had and made me feel supported throughout the process. I cannot fault them and would recommend them to anyone who needs mortgage help. Can’t thank them enough.
    Client in Somerford , 12 January 2018
    @ Verified By Email
    Overall Score 10
  10. Finding and arranging a mortgage

    Excellent all round. Very satisfied and would highly recommend.
    Client in Wimborne, 21 December 2017
    @ Verified By Email
    Overall Score 8.8

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