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WGL Altrincham Ltd

Failed 21/02/2023

FRN: 118229

WGL Altrincham Ltd was declared in default by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme in February 2023.

The firm was formerly known as Whitehead Group Ltd, Whitehead & Partners Ltd and Viewlane Ltd. It also traded as Priestley & Partners before changing its name to WGL Altrincham in February 2014.

The FCA register states that the firm stopped being authorised to provide regulated activities and products in January 2014.

Companies House records show that in March 2022 there was an order for the firm to wind up.

Claims against WGL Altrincham Ltd

According to reports in February 2023 the FSCS had received six claims against WGL Altrincham Ltd involving pension or investment related advice.

And so far it had upheld one of of these claims, which involved pension transfer advice.


Making a claim against WGL Altrincham Ltd

If you have an eligible claim against WGL Altrincham Ltd it will now be processed by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme.

The FSCS has limits to how much compensation it can award, which depends on how and when you were mis-sold. Compensation is currently capped at a maximum of £85k per eligible person, per firm.

You can make a claim yourself, for free with the Financial Services Compensation Scheme.

Here’s some useful links to help you make a claim…

Financial Services Compensation Scheme
FSCS Making a claim
FSCS Contact Us

Money Helper
How to spot a pension scam

Money & Pensions Service
How MaPS can help those who have been scammed on their pensions


Looking for help? Our service can handle your claim

Pension Claim Consulting is one of the UK’s leading claims companies specialising in mis-sold pensions and investments.

Our claims service includes full investigations and total management of your claim on your behalf.

Our success fee is 15%+VAT (total 18%) calculated on the gross amount of compensation offered to you and is capped at £7,500 + VAT.

If we are unsuccessful in securing an offer of compensation for you, you will not have to pay our success fee.

Key Facts

WGL Altrincham Ltd was formerly known as Whitehead Group Ltd, Whitehead & Partners Ltd and Viewlane Ltd
It was declared in default in February 2023 following claims relating to pensions and investment related advice
Not sure if you have a case? Our free initial assessment can help.

We win more than 9 out of 10 claims

The cost of our service is 15% + VAT on the total monies awarded for a successful claim. Our cost is also priced capped at one of the lowest rates.

Important Information!

You are not required to use our services to pursue your claim. You can also seek further advice or shop around subject to any time limits within which a claim must be made.

It is possible for you to present the claim for free, either to the firm or person against whom you wish to complain or to the statutory ombudsman (Financial Ombudsman Service or Pension Ombudsman Service) or the Financial Services Compensation Scheme, whichever is applicable to your claim.