Over 35 Years Of Industry Knowledge

First Payment Merchant Services, based in Surrey was founded by Managing Director Vicki Kelson in 2011, providing credit and debit card terminals and EPOS business finance to Businesses throughout the UK.  Vicki, having worked in the payments industry for 35 years saw a gap in the market, putting the quality of service, reduced costs and customer focus at the forefront of the business model.  With clients spanning the Highlands of Scotland, London to the Channel Islands, First Payments support their clients with their varied professional suite of card payment processing and business finance solutions.

We are always looking for new ways to help business owners improve their efficiency, and drive an increase in their profits.

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As we enter into a cashless society with an ever increasing demand on contactless payments and ecommerce in the UK, we have seen a significant expansion in our portfolio. Merchant services

In 2019 we were highlighted for best practice representative in the parliamentary review.

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Forward Thinking

We have invested heavily into internal IT systems and processing activities to ensure processes are quick and efficient while reducing the carbon footprint of the business. Recent services available to customers include EPOS, Bottoms Up Beer Dispenser and the use of QR codes to provide an engaging customer and payment experience.

Empowers Others

First Payments views their employees and partners as experts in their fields, and this is largely due to the level of advice they give out to clients from their experience gained in the industry. First Payment Merchant Services have a flat management structure and encourage an open forum to attract ideas and develop the services they offer through expertise and technology.

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First Payments help their customers to manage their businesses and are always looking for new ways to help business owners to improve their efficiency and drive an increase in their profits. Collaboration with key partners help to develop and offer the next level of technological solutions and with a fluid approach these can be tailored for the business. This reflects the ethos within First Payments and ensures as a business we stay focused in providing the best and most innovative products and services to our customers.

Multiple Banks

We use multiple acquiring banks for our merchant services, what this means to you the customer is that we are able to give all customers choice.


Trusted by thousands of businesses throughout the UK for payment processing, products and services.

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    Head Office

    The Meadows Business Park



    GU17 9AB

    Northern Office

    The Atrium Building

    20 Wollaton Street


    NG1 5FW

    Contact Us


    0208 102 8100


    0208 102 8004


    Office Hours

    Mon-Fri: 9am - 5pm
    Sat-Sun: Closed

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