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FGC Finance Offer

Payment plans to help spread the cost

Hitachi Capital (UK) PLC is a financial services company and provider of point of sale retail finance.  Hitachi Capital (UK) PLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hitachi Capital Corporation, and an affiliate of both Hitachi Ltd, a world leader for manufacturing and technology, and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc.

two sets of frameless doors

Representative Examples

Finance Option 1:

BUY NOW PAY LATER REPRESENTATIVE EXAMPLE
NO REPAYMENTS FOR 12 MONTHS*
CASH PRICE £15,000.00
DEPOSIT £3750.00
TOTAL LOAN AMOUNT £11,250.00
REPAYMENTS x 108 MONTHS £208.46
TOTAL CHARGE FOR CREDIT £11.263.68
TOTAL AMOUNT REPAYABLE (INC. DEPOSIT) £26,263.68
REPRESENTATIVE APR 14.9%
FIXED RATE OF INTEREST 14.9%

If your agreement has a deferral period, interest will accrue from day one of your agreement and you will be required to pay interest on any balance outstanding on the expiry of your deferral period.  Any payments you make during the deferral period will be interest free and will reduce your outstanding balance and the amount of interest charged. 

Finance option 2:

INTEREST BEARING REPRESENTATIVE EXAMPLE
CASH PRICE £15,000.00
DEPOSIT £3,750.00
TOTAL LOAN AMOUNT £11,250.00
REPAYMENTS x 60 MONTHS £236.16
TOTAL CHARGE FOR CREDIT £2919.60
TOTAL AMOUNT REPAYABLE (INC. DEPOSIT) £17,919.60
REPRESENTATIVE APR VARIABLE 9.9%
FIXED RATE OF INTEREST 9.9%

Minimum Lending Criteria

  • You are a minimum of 18 years old.
  • You have been a permanent UK resident for at least 12 months and will continue to be for the duration of your loan.
  • You are employed or self-employed, working a minimum of 16 hours per week on a permanent contract (acceptable employment/income types include, student Doctors or Nurses, a retired person, in receipt of disability allowance, but Hitachi will require proof of the level received, a house person can apply if they live with a spouse/partner who can provide employment detail.
  • You must be the homeowner and be living in the property where the installation will be.
  • You must have an email address where Hitachi can forward your loan agreement to.
  • Loan value must be between £500-£50,000
  • All loans are subject to status.

You can view our FInance FAQ here

Cooling-off Period

Please be advised that there is a 14-day cooling-off period during which you can cancel your loan application, however, as we commence manufacture on receipt of your deposit, after 7 days your order cannot be cancelled so alternative means of payment will be required and you will revert to our usual payment terms and conditions where 90% is paid before installation and the remaining 10% 28 days after.

Settle Early

You can repay your loan in full at any time with a small early settlement fee of £29.

If you opt to settle your interest-bearing credit loan in full on any given day then the interest on the outstanding balance is recalculated to that day plus an additional 30 days. This, however, should not be confused with an overpayment, as you also have the option of making overpayments throughout the course of their interest-bearing loan and this inevitably brings down the outstanding balance along with the interest accruing on the new balance.

If your agreement has a deferral period, interest will accrue from day one of your agreement and you will be required to pay interest on any balance outstanding on the expiry of your deferral period.  Any payments you make during the deferral period will be interest free and will reduce your outstanding balance and the amount of interest charged. 

Additional payment

Although your commitment is to a minimum monthly repayment, you can make extra payments as and when you please, reducing the length of your loan and the interest you pay.

Reducing balance of Loan

Interest is charged on the outstanding balance only. So increasing your payments could reduce the interest you would otherwise pay.

If your agreement has a deferral period, interest will accrue from day one of your agreement and you will be required to pay interest on any balance outstanding on the expiry of your deferral period.  Any payments you make during the deferral period will be interest-free and will reduce your outstanding balance and the amount of interest charged. 

Low Deposit

Ordinarily, customers are required to pay a 50% initial deposit, 40% one week before installation and the final 10% 28 days after installation, whereas customers taking advantage of one of our finance packages will only pay an initial 25% deposit which means you can keep your hard-earned savings working for you.

Peace Of Mind

Under the loan agreement, the lender is also liable for safeguarding any deposit and upholding the guarantee issued by Frameless Glass Curtains Limited (FGC).

What Happens Next?

  1. Contact FGC who will quote for your home improvement
  2. An FGC surveyor will come out and take measurements
  3. Once we have received your completed and signed documentation you will have a 15-minute telephone appointment to go through the loan application process
  4. Subject to status, you will be notified of the acceptance of your application.
  5. You pay your 25% deposit and return your signed drawings and contract
  6. FGC commence manufacture
  7. Following the installation of your product, all you need to do is sign our satisfaction note
  8. Your monthly payment will be taken by monthly Direct Debit, one month later for Interest bearing loans, 12 months later for Buy Now Pay Later

Important Information

Borrowing money is a serious matter. You need to think carefully about whether you can afford the payments over the full term of the loan.  

Please be aware that interest is charged from the date the account is opened. Further details and full terms and conditions can be found on your finance agreement. It is important to read all your documentation and understand the details and costs associated with taking advantage of the financial services.

You can see our Finance FAQ here

Impact on your credit file

Please click here to read Hitachi’s privacy notice and the impact a loan application will have on your credit history

Frameless Glass Curtains Ltd (FGC) is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and acts as a credit intermediary and offers credit products provided by Hitachi Capital (UK) PLC who is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Financial Services Register no. 704348. The register can be accessed through http://www.fca.org.uk Registered Office: Hitachi Capital House, Thorpe Road, Staines-upon-Thames, Surrey, TW18 3HP. Registered in Cardiff under company no. 1630491

  • FGC is acting as a broker for Hitachi Capital (UK) PLC (the lender).
  • FGC does not work with any other finance providers.
  • FGC receive a commission on the interest-bearing loans
  • FGC cannot give financial advice.

Frameless Glass Curtains Ltd, Company Reg: 06831096, Unit 17E, Altbarn Industrial Estate, Revenge Road, Lordswood, Chatham, Kent ME5 8UD is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and also subject to the Financial Ombudsman Service.

Information correct in January 2020

FINANCE OPTIONS AVAILABLE

What our customers say

Mr H B @ Kingston

I am absolutely thrilled with the finished result. You were straightforward to deal with and visiting your site was appreciated. You gave clear statements regarding specification and developed the product to meet our needs. Installation was at the agreed time and there was reassuring and prompt follow-up as the new design needed refining. The product

Mr C, Bournmouth

The installer was excellent. In spite of being let down by another member of the team he got on with with the job in a positive manner. Disruption was kept to a minimum and he cleared and tidied up. He demonstrated how to use the doors, ensured I knew how to operate them and answered

We are extremely pleased with the doors

The installation of our new doors was eagerly awaited and did not disappoint. The fitters arrived on time on the agreed installation date. All waste was removed and the installation area was left clean and tidy. The fitters demonstrated the use of the system including future self maintenance which was very useful. We are extremely

Minor Problem Addressed

A strip of the furry trim at the top of the frame that the doors run on had come loose. On the one hand the sort of thing that one could have a go at fixing; on the other hand having witnessed the care and attention the FGC installation team do their work; I thought

Shindi Poonia
Shindi

A rare thing

Serrvice. Good, old-fashioned service. Your team turned up a day early. And were courteous , efficient and helpful. That doesn’t happen too often nowadays.

Mr S
Mrs S. Bucks

People admiring our new porch

We were only at home for one day following the installation. A courier delivering a parcel admired the porch and asked who built it for us. Success I think.   Mrs J, Broadstairs

Mrs J

A great job

Hi,
I would like to say that your work crew were really nice people and did a great job !!

Mr G H

I was very impressed with your facilties and how all the aspects of my purchase were explained. Your installers were thorough and polite and finished off the installation well, and would have no problem in reccommending you to others. Your aftercare was very good and prompt. All in alll very impressed with the doors and

A talking point up and down the village

Glass Curtains have caused a talking point up and down the village but nobody has knocked on the door yet. We are very pleased with them and thank your teams for their timing and workmanship  

Mr R
Mr R, Fareham

Great product & service

We have been extremely happy with our installation. The doors have made a huge difference to the view from our kitchen into the garden. It is a quality product. After 7 years one of our doors developed a fault. I claimed under the guarantee. The matter was dealt with quickly & efficiently. The replacement door

Clive Lowe
Happy client

Happy with all your support

The bottom line, I am happy with all your support to get me the financial support for this project.  Without your help the project would not have been realised.

Bashir
Bashire in Cambridge

Excellent

A great product from a great company. Friendly and efficient service from day one.

Ian Greenfield
Ian G