Albemarle & Bond pawnbroker stores close

Customers fear they may not be able to retrieve items from firm owned by Speedloan Finance The future of the pawnbroker Albemarle & Bond and nearly 400 staff is unclear, while customers have been left fearful that they will not get their belongings back, after it shut shops and its website warned that parts of the business had “ceased trading”. In a statement on its website, Albemarle & Bond told its customers, who pawn their valuables for short-term cash, that their items would be held at its pawnbroking centre for the duration of the loan. Continue reading...