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Heritage insurance

Heritage insurance will ensure that you have the specialist cover you need to protect your business against various risks if you own or run a business within the heritage sector.

As Chartered Insurance Brokers, we have a team of heritage insurance experts  who are experienced in sourcing bespoke insurance policies for a broad range of clients. We know that every business in the heritage sector is different, so we will work with you to find the best policy to suit your needs. To discuss your heritage insurance requirements, contact us on 01202 754911.

What is heritage insurance?

The word ‘heritage’ in relation to buildings and objects, simply means things from the past that are considered valuable or significant enough to preserve today and for future generations. We define businesses within the heritage sector as those where either the heritage status of the property or the contents itself is fundamental to the business in question. Heritage insurance financially protects these businesses in the case of a claim made against you, or in cases such as fire or theft.

For example, museums and art galleries not only house artefacts and valuable historical art works but are also often listed buildings themselves. As such, they sit firmly within the heritage sector. If you are the owner of one of these businesses then your heritage insurance should cover all your assets, including all buildings and contents. We can also advise you on public and employers' liability cover if it is required.

What other businesses do we cover?

Museums and art galleries aren’t the only businesses that require heritage insurance. If you are an artist,  antiques dealer, sculptor, coin or stamp dealer then you will also require heritage insurance cover. Theatres, auction houses, stately homes and heritage centres also require a comprehensive heritage insurance policy to protect the assets of both building and contents alike, providing you with peace of mind and the appropriate security should the unthinkable occur.

We will work with you to undertake a comprehensive review of your existing heritage insurance arrangements to ensure that you are adequately protected. We will also seek to identify and present the most competitive insurance packages available using our strong working relationships with the UK’s leading insurance providers.

Take your first steps and get a free quote, or contact our team to further discuss your requirements on 01202 754911.


About Alan & Thomas

Firmly established as one of the top 100 independent insurance brokers in the UK, we have been providing personalised Art, Collectables, Dealers and Property insurance policies since 1975. Using a network of 37 independent brokers known as Brokerbility, our expert team can offer a local and personal service across the whole of the UK.

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Chartered Insurance Brokers

Chartered Insurance Brokers

Having been awarded the highly regarded title of "Chartered Insurance Broker" by the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) back in 2007, we are currently the only independent broker in Dorset to have achieved this status.

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Why Choose Alan & Thomas?

  • Top 100 UK independent broker* with Chartered Insurance Broker status
  • Free no obligation review and quotation
  • Talk to a heritage insurance expert to guide you through the process
  • Bespoke levels of cover tailored to your individual requirements
  • Competitive premiums underwritten by the UK's leading heritage insurers
  • Dedicated in-house claims team who will deal with any claim on your behalf
  • Payment of premium by monthly instalment available (subject to status)
  • Free access to online risk management services

* Top 100 Independent Brokers 2014 published by Insurance Age in association with Cornell Consulting

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